Peace Corps - Russian Language Lessons
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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 several lessons targeting specific language competencies. Lessons consist of a list of competencies and structures to be addressed, text and dialogues, exercises, and notes and exercises for each structure. Lesson topics include: greetings and introductions, formal and informal, clothing, hotels, telephone usage, food, social behavior, currency, giving and getting directions, clothing, colors, shopping, family, professions, discussing likes, dislikes, and activities, making appointments, understanding street talk, sightseeing, health and medical problems, social behavior with ahost, travel, cooking, discussing and signing a contract, emergencies, and household items.
PROGRAMS THAT USED THIS LANGUAGE
Russia: 1992-2003; Currently Inactive
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.