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US students learn Russian in Altai Krai

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US students learn Russian in Altai Krai


15.07.2019

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USA students will learn Russian in Barnaul city situated on the western banks of the Ob River in the Altai Krai region of Siberia, IA Altai Pravda reports.

10 students from Hobart and William Smith Colleges were placed in local Altai Krai families to immerse better in Russian language environment. Apart of language, they will learn more about local cultural and culinary traditions.

Best Altai State Pedagogical Academy teachers will teach students language, local culture and traditions for 5 weeks.

Broad cultural program is planned as well. US guests will see local  attractions and will visit neighboring Tomsk. Also they will see legendary Altyn-Kel (Golden Lake).

The summer school for foreign students is conducted for the third summer in Altai region.

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