Critical Language Scholarship Program | Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Program Dates:

June 14 - August 06, 2021

Hosting Institution:

American University of Central Asia

Pro­gram Overview

The CLS Program’s vir­tu­al pro­gram­ming in 2021 com­pris­es approx­i­mate­ly 20 hours of lan­guage activ­i­ties per week, including:

  • 10 hours of face-to-face (syn­chro­nous) small group class 
  • 10 – 15 hours of syn­chro­nous and asyn­chro­nous activities:
    • Indi­vid­ual feed­back ses­sions with instructors
    • Asyn­chro­nous instruc­tion, such as review­ing video recordings 
    • Cul­tur­al activities
    • Indi­vid­ual and group home­work assignments 
    • Direct­ed inde­pen­dent study
    • Reg­u­lar meet­ings with a lan­guage part­ner for con­ver­sa­tion practice

The Russ­ian pro­gram in Kyr­gyzs­tan is host­ed by the Amer­i­can Uni­ver­si­ty of Cen­tral Asia (AUCA), an inter­na­tion­al, mul­ti-dis­ci­pli­nary learn­ing com­mu­ni­ty in the Amer­i­can lib­er­al arts tra­di­tion, which was found­ed in 1993. Learn more about Amer­i­can Uni­ver­si­ty of Cen­tral Asia.