More Information on Foreign Service Institute Russian Courses
Welcome to the Russian F.A.S.T. course! We're glad you're going to be with us for the next 8 weeks, and we'd like to do everything we can to make this time both enjoyable and profitable for you. You may be wondering just what we have in store for you, and what you may expect to accomplish in the time you have. So, without further ado... F.A.S.T. COURSE OBJECTIVES The F.A.S.T (Familiarization And Short Term) course is designed to prepare students for life in Russia (and the Newly Independent States of the Former Soviet Union) by giving them the necessary basic skills in the language. We want you to leave here with the abili... Read Full Description
The Active Introduction is one of the modules in an array of materials used in Russian training at the Foreign Service Institute. It is essentially a catalog of sentences which can be combined (with alteration as necessary) to form different communication sequences in dialog form relating to typical daily activities (comings and goings, appointments, meetings, errands etc.). The book is used in conjunction with a table-top city model on which activities are demonstrated and imitated. Students learn to speak Russian through engaging in a running dialog with a teacher as a communication sequence is unfolded.
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