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Russian Speaking Club resumes its work in Granada
This fall, the offline conversation club, organized by the Russian Center of the University of Granada, have resumed its activities.
The meetings are attended by students of the Russian Center and Russian residents of the city.
The first conversation club meeting was devoted to the games Alias and Undercover, which were used to develop speaking skills. The participats were asked to describe various words using synonyms and antonyms.
At the second meeting, the participants learned and sang the song "See you soon!" and played charades.
The next meeting of the club will take place in December.
Nina Kresova, Granada
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