|One must learn by doing the thing; though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try. - Sophocles|
With the mission of increasing and sharing "knowledge and experience with those seeking to understand Russia", the Alinga Group accomplishes this with "The School of Russian and Asian Studies (SRAS)" which develops and promotes language and culture study abroad and with customized educational tours of Russia and the NIS with Alinga Tours.
This site from the Russian Studies site of Bucknell University contains a large assortment of Russian language study materials which are mostly in the form of handouts used at the University. Sections are divided into Preliminaries, The Russian Verb, Noun, Adjective, Noun and Proposition.
With over 40 locations in Western Russia (15 schools in Moscow alone), this company offers a variety of programs for learning the English language.
They have local organizers in St. Petersburg, Minsk, and Moscow, whoco-ordinate short-term homestays with options for Russian language lessonswith host-families in these three cities.
Open in Russia since 1994, this company has centers in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Voronezh, Volgograd, Ekaterinburg, Samara, Sochi, Krasnodar, Rostov na Donu, Krasnoyarsk, just to name a few. With high standards and native English-speaking teachers, this school graduates a very high percentage of students.
Founded in 1992, this private Russian language school in St. Petersburg, Russia is a member of the International Association of Languages Centres (IALC). In addition, they also offer evening classes in English, German, French, Finnish and other modern languages.
This private schools teaches the Russian language in Russia. Their site also contains an on-line instructional book and compact disk store plus a large list of books encompassing Russian for beginners, for advanced studies, for children, and an extensive collection of Russian literature and dictionaries. The site is in English, French, German.
This website, provided by the American Council for the Teachers of Russian, has a series of resources for learning, teaching and working with the Russian language. Among these resources are language learning lessons that contain numerous exercises for the Russian language. Also included on this wonderful website are databases, in-service education, discussion lists, institutions that offer educational opportunities and much, much more.
Richard Paine's regularly updated collection of articles concerning current events and literary works in Russia. "The primary goal is to provide some realistic material to people studying Russian at a non-elemtary level."
Lesnoe Ozero, located in Minnesota, prepares 7-18 year olds for "citizenship in our global community" by teaching the Russian language and culture during 1, 2 or 4 week summer programs.
Based in Switzerland, they have been collaborating with Moscow State University in providing high quality Russian language courses since 1993. They also organize travel throughout Russia and assist with visa formalities. This site is in English, German, French, and Italian .
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