Russian Language Summer School
Omsk State Pedagogical University welcomes international students to attend Russian Language and Russian Studies Summer School. Having extensive experience in training international students, OSPU provides a unique opportunity for students to study Russian during their summer vacations.
The Intensive Russian Language Course was developed by the professionals at the Department of Russian as a Foreign Language, School of Philology, Omsk State Pedagogical University.
The summer course consists of the following parts:
August 1: day of arrival
August 2: orientation session, test determining the level of Russian
August 3 - 22: intensive course of Russian as a foreign language (30 hours per week), cultural activities and excursions
August 20: final test of Russian
August 22: award of certificates, official closing, farewell party
August 23: day of departure
In accordance with the level of Russian students are streamed at elementary, intermediate, advanced level groups.
The Elementary course is worked out to accommodate students with no previous knowledge or minimal knowledge of the Russian language. The objectives of the course are to acquaint students with the basics of Russian Phonetics and Grammar and develop elementary proficiency in four basic language skills: speaking, reading, listening, and writing. Additional emphasis will be placed on developing verbal and non-verbal communicative skills necessary for successful intercultural interaction. The students will also master basic speech idioms used in everyday life.
After completion of this course a student is able to understand and employ common phrases and expressions necessary to solve a certain communicative task; to introduce himself/herself, to introduce somebody, to ask and answer questions about place of residence, friends, studies; to take part in a simple conversation.
The Intermediate course is developed for students with prior training in Russian; students taking this course are expected to be aware of the structure of Russian and command a certain vocabulary. During this course students review the basic grammatical and syntactical structures of the Russian language and acquire an active vocabulary. The successful completion of the course enables to communicate in everyday, social, cultural, educational and professional spheres.
Students who complete this course can apply for the Russian Language Training Program at OSPU.
The Advanced course is developed for students who have prior training in Russian and are able to satisfy the requirements of communication with Russian people. The objectives of the course are to study complicated grammar material, to develop vocabulary through analysis of texts on various topics including journalistic articles.
On completion of this course a student is able to understand main ideas of reports; to easily communicate in various situations arising in the foreign country; to make a monologue describing his/her impressions, plans and events; to speak fluently and spontaneously.
Students who complete this course can apply for any of 16 departments of OSPU.
On completion of the course in the amount of 90 academic hours students are awarded a certificate.
On arrival in the City of Omsk the students take part in the orientation session to get acquainted with the peculiarities of the Russian lifestyle, the structure of the course, climate and other necessary information regarding their stay in Omsk.
During the Course of Russian students will have an opportunity to go sightseeing, visit museums, theatres, cinemas, exhibitions and clubs.
The tuition fee is 16,000 rubles (approximately 400 Euro).
The tuition fee includes:
1. Visa support.
2. Cultural Activities.
3. Medical Insurance.
During the Summer School students are housed in OSPU Residence Hall.
Fees for housing:
1. One place in a double room - 1350 rubles (30 Euro)
2. Single room - 2000 rubles (45 Euro)
Students are required to pay in cash (in rubles only) on arrival in Omsk.
Discounts on participation in Russian Language and Russian Studies Summer School are available for:
Second-(or more) time participants.
Students from partner-universities.
1. Application form in in Russian or in in English.
2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume.
3. Copy of the Passport (Page with the photo only).
Submit your application until June 1, 2011 via e-mail to the Division of International Cooperation.
The Division of International Cooperation, OSPU
Tel./fax: +7 (3812) 24-37-95.
Source: Îmsk State Pedagogical University