More Information on US Peace Corps Russian Courses
This guide is designed for Russian language training of Peace Corps workers in Russia, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of seven instructional units. An introductory section gives an overview of the Russian language, Cyrillic alphabet, phonology, and morphology. The first instructional unit is intended as a 1 - week introductory course, presented as a game with mnemonic aids, many immediately useful phrases and expressions, and pronunciation aids. This unit is followed by a separate module on reading and speaking Russian. The remaining units each contain sever... Read Full Description
This Peace Corps volunteer language training manual is based on the experience of two pre-service training and was guided by the Peace Corps language training curriculum. The learning approach is competency-based or topic-oriented to provide survival competencies. Three sections review phonetics, topics for main discussion, and practical grammar exercises. Phonetics includes pronunciation as well as Cyrillic orthography. Topics offered for discussion include greetings, in the food, family, classroom, shopping, directions, transportation, housing, at work, communication, health, social situation... Read Full Description
The Russian (Kyrgyz) course is designed to teach you the basic survival level you would need. This covers the following subjects:
Lesson 1: Informal Greeting.
Lesson 2: Formal Greeting.
Lesson 3: Telling about Oneself.
Lesson 4: Expressing Understanding/Misunderstanding.
Lesson 5: Expressing Likes and Dislikes
Lesson 6: Stating Whether Something is Right or Wrong.
Lesson 7: Expressing One's Opinion.
Lesson 8: Asking for Permission.
PROGRAMS THAT USED THIS LANGUAGE
Kyrgyz Republic: 1993-present
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This manual is designed for the Russian language training of Peace Corps volunteers serving in Turkmenistan, and focuses on daily communication skills needed in that context. It consists of nine topical lessons, each containing several brief dialogues targeting specific language competencies, and exercises.
Text is entirely in Russian, except for lesson titles and competencies. Lesson topics and competencies include: greetings (making acquaintance, introductions, discussing personal well-being, leaving politely); speaking to a host (asking and answering personal questions, describ... Read Full Description
The Russian (Kazakhstan) language course is designed to teach you the basic survival level you would need. This covers the following subjects:
Lesson 1. Brief Introduction to the Russian Language and list of tracks
Lesson 2. Russian Alphabet
Lesson 3a. How to greet and respond to greeting?
Lesson 3b. How to greet and respond to greeting (continued)?
Lesson 4. How to ask people about themselves? How to say something about yourself?
Lesson 5. How to be polite?
Lesson 6. How to agree and disagree?
Lesson 7. What do you say to make people... Read Full Description
This Peace Corps Russian language course is for volunteers stationed in of Russia, workbook, consists in designed of translation, 12 for Peace reading homework exercises number grammar, handwriting, creation of dialogue, and comprehension, vocabulary development. Exercise formats include filing in blanks, pattern drills, sentence dialogue completion, yes/no completion, questions, full sentence responses, and drawing pictures. The exercises stand alone; no readings are included.
PROGRAMS THAT USED THIS LANGUAGE
Russia: 1992-2003; Currently Inactive
Ukraine: 1992-... Read Full Description