Russian Language Schools
“Russian Studies in Real Russia” is an educational project that has been launched in 2010 by Ural Federal University. Within its initiative the Winter and Summer Russian Language Schools for foreigners have successfully grown and developed.
We create “education + vacation” type of holidays combining lessons on the Russian language with engaging cultural and excursion programs and trips to the most celebrated Russian cities.
Russian Language School of the Ural Federal University gathered together more than two hundred foreign students from different corners of the planet learn Russian language: China, Germany, Finland, Mongolia, Zambia, Senegal, Indonesia, Egypt, Japan, Turkey, France, Colombia, Canada, the USA and many others.
The teaching is based on the multi-method communicative teaching approach and aimed at learning the skills: phonetics, listening, grammar, reading, writing, speaking. The main task of the teacher is to make to each student could speak easily in Russian language. Students are completely immersed in a Russian-speaking environment and learn the language in a situational context. This approach ensures comprehensive study and full knowledge.
Our goal is to increase the knowledge of the Russian language on one or more levels. In addition, the studying program is structured so that our students learn some relevant subjects in Russian. It is necessary for their subsequent admission to the desired faculties in Russian universities.
In the Russian Language School works experienced teachers. They are ready to assist in the way of comprehension of the Russian language. Each of them takes into account the level of knowledge of students and make the classes as comfortable as possible.
UrFU Russian language Schools in Russia meet needs of everyone - undergraduates and graduate students with different levels (from A1 to C1). Thus, everyone is welcome to choose his own speed on the path of studying Russian as a foreign language. Accurate analysis of the linguistic level of the students during the period of application (on-line test, short motivation letter and, if wanted, a brief interview on Skype) allows us to select the most comfortable and useful language group for you taking in account your personal and academic interests.
“The fast-Russian” (B2-C2 levels) - for those who are ready to actively communicate in Russian, to read and discuss not adapted publicist, fiction and scientific texts in Russian language. The UrFU professors will give you the opportunity to discover your linguistic potential and pay attention to the most complex and advanced aspects of the Russian language system.
“The slow-Russian” (A1-B1 levels) – the Russian language courses for beginners and intermediate students, focused on Russian grammar, phonetic and lexical aspects, including the outdoor practical seminars, fluency-based activities, pair and group work between learners.
Due to the link between classroom language learning, out-door language activities, excursion and day- or week-trips you will overcome the language barrier very quickly and easily adapt in the authentic context! Do not miss a company of responsible and knowledgeable Russian volunteers, who help you to solve everyday problems, to find the most interesting places of the city, to adapt to the Russian culture and lifestyle. Evenings of Russian cuisine, entertainment programs, extracurricular activities such as visit to a Russian sauna, theatre, cinemas and shopping – as an informal part of every Winter and Summer Schools programs – as well will make the atmosphere of staying in Russia unforgettable and amusing.
Studying Russian language in Russia in the UrFU Winter and Summer Schools is the way to acquire communication skills to be a strong candidate in many career and education opportunities in and related to Russia! Apply now!
There are volunteers who become real friends for international students. They are willing to help and share experiences. They help you to enter into the Russian-speaking environment, to free from boundaries and prejudices, and not to be afraid to speak Russian not only in the classroom.
So, the life of our listeners in Russia is rich and diverse: interesting lessons with using the latest multimedia equipment, extracurricular activities, exploring the city, traditional Russian holidays celebration and the exchange of cultural experiences, etc.
The studying in the Russian Language School is not only a quality education and language proficiency, but also new friends, unforgettable impressions and emotions!
Created / Updated: 12 August 2015 / 15 October 2021