“Zhiguli” on avenues, “Volga” on streets 14.04.2021Soviet cars are greeted with welcoming car klaxons honking on the streets of New York, Berlin or Tokyo. It's a long time since German students bought Zhiguli cars, and French farmers acquired Lada Niva. As of today, collectors are chasing Volga, Pobeda (Victory) and Moskvich (Muscovite), which are exhibited in museums and in public squares. For many foreigners, Soviet cars are curiosity and novelty, but for Russian compatriots they symbolize nostalgia and connection with their homeland.
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Virtual RSL course for Total Dictation is launched
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The free online course "Ready for TruD - 2021" has become available for foreigners who want to join the Total Dictation action. It will help those who are studying Russian as a foreign language prepare for the educational action. For several years now, they have been asked to write a TruD test. This year the course is being implemented with the support of the Russkiy Mir Foundation.
Virtual classes will help to clarify the difficult cases of spelling and punctuation. It also aims to expand knowledge about Russian history and culture.
Each Ready for TruD course is dedicated to a different topic. Family stories will be in the spotlight this year. All course materials are related to the topic of the family. Participants will learn about what family traditions exist in our country, what difficulties a modern family faces in Russia.
The course includes three modules, each of which includes four lessons. The module combines tasks of various difficulty levels so that those who are just starting to study Russian and those who are fluent in it can use it. The organizers note that the online course will be useful and interesting for bilingual children.
The course was developed by specialists in the field of teaching Russian as a foreign language under the guidance of Irina Cherepovskaya, director of the Center for Russian Language and Culture at the Far Eastern Federal University, member of the Philological Council of the Total Dictation Foundation and head of the TruD test expert group.
To learn more about the TruD test, visit the website.
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