Summer School

​Russian World: Language and Society

Russian Language Summer School at the Financial University in Moscow 9-30 July 2019

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Each of us, thinking about how to design our lives, wants to get a degree and get a university diploma. However, practical experience shows that those who do not rest on their laurels and devote their free time to self-education are those who turn out to be lucky. One of the areas for self-education might be foreign language studies. They say it for a reason that “How many languages you know — that many times you are a person". This is true since, as they say, “A different language is a different vision of life". Certainly, a language is formed under certain conditions during a specific nation development period, and a foreign language helps understand the culture of a people that speaks the language.

 


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IMG_8794.jpgLet's look at this issue from the point of view of Economics. If you know a foreign language, you do not need to pay a translator if you would like to buy a souvenir during trip to a foreign country, but there is not just a pragmatic reason for learning a foreign language, there are purely medical reasons for it. Foreign language learning process slows down the aging process, improves mental activity and memory, makes thinking more flexible and develops non-standard thinking.

Instead of offering miraculous pills that would improve your memory and mental activity to you, we suggest that you join groups of participants of the Financial University Summer School of the Russian Language.

We can offer you lessons conducted by an instructor, teaching material examination and analysis, meetings and conversations with the native speakers in the summertime. Moreover, you will have an opportunity to see Moscow, join us in the swing of life of one of the world's megalopolises, take a look at the historical monuments, and learn more about the Russian traditions and culture.

The Summer School will work from the 9th of July till the 30th of July 2019 in the Financial University campus in Moscow. You will have an opportunity to combine learning the Russian language with the tours of Moscow during which you could see the key sights of the Russian capital.

 

​The student group composition will depend on the language proficiency level. There will be 7 to 10 people in each group. Upon completing the course, the School students will obtain a relevant certificate issued by the Financial University.

The students will study, be accommodated and have their meals at the University campus located on Leningradsky Prospekt, the widest street of Moscow. It is a part of the old road leading from Moscow to the town of Tver and Novgorod. It connected Moscow and St-Petersburg in the middle of XVIII century. The main symbols of Russia, the Red Square, the Kremlin, the Bolshoi Theater, Christ the Savior Cathedral, the Tretyakov Gallery, are all easily accessible from the campus. You can use a subway or ground transport to get there.

The cost of participation is about 900 euros. The price includes:

  • The tuition fee;
  • The University Student Residence Hall;
  • Meal (breakfast and lunch on weekdays);
  • Cultural programme and tour-related;
  • Visa support. 

The application deadline:

  • April 22, 2019 and
  • April 30, 2019 for the citizens of European countries.

If you would like to apply for participation in our Summer School, please download the Application Form, fill in and send us: interschools@fa.ru

If you have any questions about application procedure and programme realization, please feel free to call us at: +7 (499) 943-94-21 or contact us:  interschools@fa.ru  
International Relations Department
Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
Leningradsky Prospekt, 49, room 102
125993, Moscow, Russia

The Summer School offers you the following:
  • Preliminary test
  • Classes of the Russian language (60 hours) that include reading, writing, speaking, listening practice and phonetics and grammar lessons
  • Final test and individual consulting sessions that will depend on the test results
  • Recommendations for the further independent study of the Russian language
  • Short series of lectures on the history and culture of Russia in English (10 hours)
  • Cultural programme  

The beginners' course will provide you an opportunity:

  • To learn the Russian alphabet and the basics of writing rules
  • To learn the basics of the Russian grammar
  • To learn the most common phrases and words
  • To learn the vocabulary needed for use in everyday life, e.g. in shops, cafes, on the street, in transport, etc. 

The course for continuing students will help you:

  • To systematize the knowledge of the basic Russian grammar
  • To overcome the language barrier
  • To learn to read and analyze articles, short stories and news items
  • To learn to communicate on the Internet in Russian (in forums, blogs, while using the social media)
  • To learn to make short presentations in Russian 

For intermediate participantswe offer the course that helps to be familiar with Russian for Business and Finance.

We also organize the customized Summer School programmes for partner universities.

 

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