Subject: : PRACTICAL RUSSIAN (A2)
Amount of credits: 6 EAP (speaking practice (4 academic hours per day), grammar practice (1 academic hour per day), speech practice in language environment (13 hours), round table discussions (2 academic hours per day).
Educational form: Summer school
Time: August 16-25, 2010
Registration deadline: August 1, 2010
Location: Narva College of the University of Tartu
Participants: The course is suitable for people whose level of Russian is A1
Course aim: To help students master colloquial speech and improve their conversational skills.
Content: The course supports the development of spoken language skills, and the increase of vocabulary. Classes are based on discussion of current topical issues, and game tasks aimed at spoken-situational language skills improvement. The course includes out-of-class activities in the city (in language environment), where students have an opportunity to communicate with local people.
The study process is supported with authentic audio and video materials. Moreover, course participants are offered a cultural programme in Russian (Ida-Viru County and Narva city sightseeing tours, study visit to the Art Gallery of the Narva Museum, discussions in the Russian film club, etc).
Certificate: Narva College of the University of Tartu Certificate of participation and course completion.
Lecturers: Olga Burdakova,PhD, Jelena Nõmm, PhD, Vadim Semenov, PhD
Course price: 5 476 EEK (350 EUR). Tuition fee, study materials, coffee breaks, city tours in Narva and Ida-Viru County, study visits to the Art Gallery of the Narva Museum are all included into the price.
If there are enough people to participate, we will organise night excursions to Narva Castle as well as to the Narva Museum Northern Court, and a trip to St. Petersburg at an extra fee.