Peace Corps - Russian Language Competencies

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US Peace Corps russian (General) - Image COURSE OVERVIEW
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 situations, and community services. Each topic is structured and includes introduction of new language and grammar patterns, practice activities, bilingual vocabulary lists, and grammar notes. Practical grammar concentrates on pronouns, numerals, nouns, verbs, and adjectives. A vocabulary and listing of functional Russian phrases is given, and a reference section lists texts for continued study.

Russia: 1992-2003; Currently Inactive
Ukraine: 1992-present

Russia: Currently Inactive
Ukraine: Education, Youth and Community Development

Russian (General) is spoken in: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ukraine

Russian (General) has no known alternate names.

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