Programs

At our university lessons in all groups take place in a form of intensive course: usually 4-6 hours a day, 4-5 days a week. One-two times a week organized tours to the most beautiful and important cultural and historical places of St. Petersburg and its suburbs are conducted. There you will be able to check the knowledge gained during lessons in practice surrounded by palaces, parks, fountains and museums. One day in a week you will have a day off. You will be able to devote it to independent walks around the city and to find a lot of entertainments in St. Petersburg.

Intensive course of Russian for beginners (A1 level)

Description

On the basis of our university a course of intensive training in Russian as a foreign language is conducted. To the person who arrived to Russia and who is surrounded with people who speak unfamiliar language, such course will quickly help to understand English better. You will be able to read and understand indexes soon, to ask passersby questions and to understand answers, to talk. The full course lasts 4 weeks and includes:

  • formation of the main skills of pronunciation and reading;
  • training of perception of speech aurally;
  • improving of skill of working with the dictionary;
  • the main data on grammar of Russian;
  • the minimum necessary lexicon for communication (about 500 words);
  • about 100 steady combinations and speech turns.

Explanations are given in English and Russian languages. The effective communicative technique allows students to start speaking correctly and with confidence in short time. The course is designed for the listeners who didn’t learn Russian earlier.

Subjects

  • Introduction to Russian
  • Practical training on Russian grammar
  • Practical training on Russian phonetics
  • Practical training on reading in Russian
  • Language practice on the subject "My family and me"
  • Language practice on the subject "Life and Study"
  • Language practice on the subject "Travel to St. Petersburg"
  • Sightseeing tour and suburbs of St. Petersburg

Duration: 14 or 30 days, 60 or 120 academical hours.

Intensive course of Russian for improvement of knowledge (A2-B1 level)

Description:

This intensive course is designed for students who learned Russian from 6 to 18 months earlier and have initial knowledge of grammar, phonetics, lexis of Russian. Classes in this program will help you to improve knowledge, to save up a considerable lexicon, to develop reading and informal conversation. Big attention is paid to training of perception of Russian speech aurally.

Training according to the program will allow to get prepared for study in Russian. The offered intensive course is ideally suited for foreign entrants who plan further training in Russia according to programs of a bachelor degree.

Subjects:

  • Entrance diagnostic testing
  • Language practice on the subject "St. Petersburg"
  • Language practice on the subject "Culture of Communication"
  • Language practice on the subject "Scientific Style of the Speech"
  • Fact-finding practice "SPbGETu "LETI" – history and the present
  • Classes in the subject "Social adaptation"
  • Classes in the subject "St. Petersburg — the Largest Scientific Center"
  • Classes in the subject "History and Culture of St. Petersburg"
  • Sightseeing tour and suburbs of St. Petersburg

Duration: 14 or 30 days, 60 or 120 class periods.

Intensive course of Russian for masters and graduate students (B2-C1 level)

Description:

This intensive course is designed for students who learned Russian 12 – 24 months before and already have knowledge of grammar, phonetics, have good lexical resource. Classes in this program will help you to improve knowledge, to expand a lexicon, to develop informal conversation in Russian. Much attention is paid to training of perception of Russian speech aurally, to scientific translation. Emphasis is placed on development of special knowledge of directions of training (technical, economic, humanitarian profile of preparation)

Training according to the program will allow to get prepared for research activity in Russian. The offered intensive course is suitable for foreign entrants who plan further training in Russia according to programs of Master course, of postgraduate study, or who plan to pass scientific training. 

Subjects

  • Language practice on the subject "St. Petersburg"
  • Classes in the subject "St. Petersburg — the Largest Scientific Center"
  • Language practice on the subject "Scientific Style of the Speech"
  • Practical training on the subject "Bases of Scientific Translation"
  • Sightseeing tour and suburbs of St. Petersburg

Duration: 14 or 30 days, 40 or 80 class periods.