This non-degree programme is designed to train foreign teachers preparing to teach mathematical academic disciplines. During the training, students will master Russian at a level of proficiency comparable to the B2 level. The programme includes four levels of Russian language proficiency: from A1 to B2. According to the results of a placement test and an interview, students are recommended the discipline (Level) that is most appropriate for their level of language proficiency.
Type of study (fourth filter): Full-time, online training using ICT is possible
Duration: 12 months/48 weeks
Workload: 576 hours (288 contact hours)
Programme type (third filter): General education programme
Tuition fee: A1 – 50,320 roubles; A2 – 68,930 roubles; B2 – 78,185 roubles.
The lecturers are leading experts in the field of Russian as a foreign language, authors of textbooks and study guides on Russian as a foreign language, experienced teachers and developers of programmes in Russian as a foreign language.
Successful mastering of the course will enable foreign teachers of mathematics to: read and listen to the B2 level texts in Russian; use correctly grammatical structures when writing various texts and when speaking with native speakers of the Russian language; and master the scientific language.
The programme provides practical classes in Russian. They are either integrated or aspect-oriented and cover such aspects as ‘Grammar. Vocabulary’, ‘Reading’, ‘Writing’, ‘Speaking’, ‘Listening’, and ‘Scientific Language’. Interactive forms of classes are used: instructed actions and role-playing games. The programme has been designed taking into account professional needs of students.
The programme website: https://russian4foreigners.spbu.ru/ru/education/rki/for-diplomats.html