Semester Course is designed for people willing to achieve a high level of Russian Language and spend an extended period of time in St. Petersburg – Semester Abroad. Studying for a semester in another country can be a great cultural and academic learning experience. School offer you the opportunity of having academic semester course at our Centre. In the ProBa Academic Semester Abroad program, students become integrated into the way of life and culture of Russia. Students live with a Host Family and attend the Russian Language Course. The course includes serious study of different aspects of the Russian Language: Phonetics, Practical and Theoretical Grammar, Lexicology and Stylistics, and is accompanied by conversational, reading and writing practice.
Elementary Russian I and II. Russian for Beginners (no knowledge required) Phonetics; elements of grammar; reading of simple Russian prose; practice in speaking and audio-lingual work; elements of composition.
Intermediate Russian I and II (elementary or intermediate knowledge required) Russian for Intermediate students. The grammatical structure of today’s standard Russian; intensive practice in reading, conversation and composition; elements of lexicology, phraseology and stylistics.
Special program. Russian for Professionals (advanced and native speaker competency required) Theory and Practice of Translation; TORFL certification (Teaching of Russian as a Foreign Language); practice of modern Russian language: study of the Russian prose, theoretical and practical grammar of modern Russian; Lexicology; Stylistics; Phraseology; introduction to life in Russia that studies politics, society, history and culture.
Course begins: First semester: September/October, Second semester: January/February, Summer semester: May/June.
Included in the course fee: transfer from the airport, assessment test, tuition (400 hours) and teaching material, course certificate, information material, tea/coffee during the breaks, free access to the Internet.