Master Russian on lockdown 13.07.2020Russian language does not have days off. It is not afraid of pandemics. And sometimes it benefits from self-isolation of those who seek to master it. Having worked online for months, Russian language courses around the world are setting to actively accepts students into offline groups. The Russkiy Mir contacted teachers from different countries and found out that the lockdown and experience in e-teaching opened up new opportunities for specialists in Russian philology. Some of them conceived the idea to develop a system of electronic textbooks and globalize the programs; others initiated active engagement of lecturers and guests from all over the world for their online classes, and also mastered advanced training for teachers in virtual environment.
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Syrian schoolchildren go to Artek summer camp once again
On August 29, a group of Syrian schoolchildren, the winners of the Russian language competition, flew to Russia. After a short acquaintance with Moscow, the long-awaited vacation is in store for them at the Artek international children's camp. The session will last from August 30 to September 18. The Syrian guests are going to relax and actively learn the Russian language.
Russian as the second foreign language is taught in Syrian schools starting from grade 7. Thus, at least 15 thousand Syrian schoolchildren learn Russian annually. The best of them, as a reward from the Russkiy Mir Foundation, get the opportunity to relax in Artek, where the children will also have a rich cultural and educational program.
The Russkiy Mir Foundation, in cooperation with the Syrian Ministry of Education, has been helping children from this country, which is only recovering from a protracted civil war, to visit Russia for several years. This is not the only fund project in Syria - in 2017, the Russian Center was opened and is active in Damascus University.
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Key words to understand the Battle of Chesma 11.07.2020Starting from Peter the Great days, Russian glossary of nautical terms was compiled based on Dutch terms. Furthermore, it experienced a significant impact from English, German and Italian terminology. Events associated with naval glory of Russia can be reconstructed through interpretation of those inherent terms. The Battle of Chesma is one of such events.