Presentation of the Russkiy Mir Foundation at the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
As a part of the advance training seminar "Methods for Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language", which is coming to a conclusion at the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, a presentation of the Russkiy Mir Foundation was held.
Head of educational programs at the Foundation, I.A. Stepanova, told the Russian and foreign Russian language teachers about the main focus areas of the Foundation, its objectives, education and public awareness programs and learning materials created with support from the Foundation.
Prior to the beginning of the presentation, colleagues from the university presents a small documentary on the Russkiy Mir Auditorium set up at the university by the Foundation. The audience learned about the facility's capacities and functions as well as new methodological technologies for teaching Russian as a foreign language in the modern educational process.
The organizers of the presentation aimed not only to tell about the activities of the Foundation but also to invite them to cooperate with and participate in various projects.
Representatives of the Foundation provided the seminar participants with several issues of the journal "Ðóññêèé ìèð.ru" and the daily planner "Symbols of Russkiy Mir", which includes daily reminders of important dates in Russian history and culture.
The participants showed a keen interest in the Foundation's language learning materials as well as its grant programs and special educational projects.