Elementary Summer School (A0-A1) is designed for students who want to get acquainted with the nature of Eastern Siberia, get their first chance to communicate in Russian, and experience the daily life of the largest city in the Baikal region – Irkutsk. The school program includes conversational practice, grammar, a mini-course "History and culture of Siberia", as well as tours and language games. The school will be a great opportunity for young people considering Irkutsk State University as a future place of study, to get to know their way around Irkutsk and the region.
The summer school is intended for students and adult learners who already began studying Russian at the elementary level (A1-A2) and want to improve their communicative skills among the native speakers and immerse into the Russian language environment. The school program includes conversational practice, audio-visual course of Russian, Irkutsk city tour, visits to museums and the Botanical Gardens of Irkutsk State University. Some of the classes are organized as communicative games.
Classes are held at the Institute of Philology, Foreign Languages and Media Communication, Botanical Gardens of Irkutsk State University and Baikal biological station of ISU in Bolshie Koty. Places of accommodation are Irkutsk and Bolshie Koty.
07.08.2023 – 09.08.2023 classes and excursions in Irkutsk
10.08.2023 – 16.08.2023 classes and games at the lake Baikal
17.08.2023 – 21.08.2023 classes and excursions in Irkutsk
22.08.2023 handing out the certificates
participation fee – RUR 28 800
accommodation in dormitory and at the Baikal biological station – RUR 11 500
meals at lake Baikal – RUR 8 400
ship tickets to lake Baikal – RUR 2 800
Julia Arskaya, head of the Russian as a Foreign Language Department, deputy director
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