Critical Language Scholarship Program | Vladimir, Russia

Vladimir, Russia

Program Dates:

June 21 - August 13, 2021

Hosting Institution:

KORA Russian Language Center

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 Vladimir is hosted by the KORA Russian Language Center, an independent educational center founded in 1991 by faculty from Vladimir State University focusing exclusively on teaching Russian to non-native speakers. Teachers at KORA have decades of experience of teaching Russian as a Foreign Language, both in Russia and abroad in Afghanistan, Algeria, Mongolia and the United States.