8th December 2016 - 13:00 | Bristol UK, Cheddar - Somerset - BS27 3HN. |
Weekend Russian Language Residential Course for Beginners -
- YHA Cheddar - Barton - Somerset - BS27 3HN - New Dates.
Friday 6th January 2017 - 9th January 2017
3 nights accommodation - Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights
*Updated* - 8.12.2016
3 nights accommodation - Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights.
Arrive 4pm (or later) Friday
Depart 12 noon Monday.
The whole youth hostel will be booked -
for the exclusive use of course participants.
With the recent revival of the Cold War - are you aware how useful a knowledge of the Russian Language might be? It is one of the official languages of the United Nations. There are more native speakers of Russian in the European part of Russia than there are native speakers of their own language than in any other country in Europe. Next year will be the 60th anniversary of the launching of the first artificial satellite in space - the Sputnik - and it was Russian. The modern Russian language borrows heavily from the English language - but in a very precise way. And in scientific literature the rate of borrowing has doubled over the last thirty years.
The course could suit anyone visiting Russia - for business or tourism.
An important feature of the course will be an overview of the Russian language - followed by a detailed examination of important aspects of Russian grammar - including the differences between English & Russian.
The main objective of the course will be to introduce students to the Russian language and prepare them for studying seriously on their own.
There will be a review of the tactical use of Russian - with fall back positions - to help students acquire self-confidence in the use of the language.
Books and support material will be included in the price of the course. From the outset a high standard of pronunciation will be the goal - using CDs, tapes & films.
The course will take place at - YHA Cheddar - Barton -
YHA Cheddar - Hillfield - Cheddar - Somerset - BS27 3HN.
Easy to get to -
straight down the M5 to junction 21 -
and then - contact me for the details.
In this relaxed atmosphere - ideal for effective study -
the students will have an opportunity of concentrating to the maximum.
The cost will be £125 per student – self catering -
Meals - communal - part of the learning process.
Early booking is advisable - not only are there a limited number of places -
but also because Email support will be given - as soon as a booking is made -
and will also be available after the course.
Other courses are planned for later in the year – beginners and more advanced - Please ask for more details.
This short residential course - could suit couples – especially those going on the Saga River cruises – St Petersburg to Moscow etc. - Now is an excellent time to prepare for a 2017 Russian visit. Plan well in advance and benefit later.
As this is a residential course there will be plenty of opportunities to pursue queries and to give individual tuition.
Contact advertiser if you have any questions and for more information
Please note -
I have a similar weekend course planned for -
YHA Manorbier Annex - Pembrokeshire - South Wales.
Friday 3rd Feb - 6th or
Friday 10th Feb - 13th.
Contact me for more details.
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