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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Russian center opens in south-eastern Sweden
On December 19, the Russian center started working at the people’s university (Folksuniversitetet) of Södertälje (Sweden). For several years, the university has successfully run Russian language courses for adults and children; the events of the Swedish Association of Russian Language Teachers (CARTS) are held with the support of the university and the city administration.
A collection of books, dictionaries, and special literature is prepared in the office for all those interested in the Russian language, literature and culture of Russia. TV programs and a variety of multimedia content are also avialable for visitors.
The opening ceremony was especially festive and bright on the eve of the Christmas holidays. The representatives of the university, the Russkiy Mir Foundation and the Russian embassy in Sweden took part in it. The parties agreed to continue cooperation in the field of teaching the Russian language in Sweden, to conduct consultations, exchange views and experience.
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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.