This Russian language course is designed for the great number of students at levels B2-C1 who are interested in the specialized Russian language related to politics and diplomacy. This course can be used as a higher qualification for diplomats, translators, people who work at international conferences and employees of international organizations.
During the lessons methods will be used for the development of lexical and grammatical constructions prevalent in this environment, as well as authentic speech and discussion in text or video format, etc. The lessons are directed towards comprehension, effective assimilation and the translation of established terminology and constructions. The average course comprises 30 hours, however it may be extended according to a student’s wishes.
Class materials used:
1. Perevoznikova, A. K. Русский язык для дипломатов (Russian for Diplomats). – Moscow: Russian Language, 2013;
2. Commissarova, T. A. Volkova, K. B. Грани политики (Facets of Politics). Saint Petersburg: Zlatoust, 2002;
3. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation website: http://www.mid.ru/
4. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation page on You Tube: