A Week of Russian Language was opened at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in New Delhi on November 23, 2012. The event was jointly organized by the Russian Language Teachers’ Training Centre of the RCSC, Moscow State University of Design and Technology and Moscow Peoples’ Friendship University.
The Week will comprise exhibitions, presentation of educational programmes devoted to the modern distance technologies in learning and teaching Russian language abroad. The Week is held in the framework of the Federal Programme “Russian Language 2012-2015”, and will last till November 30.
Mr. Fedor Rozovskiy, Director, RCSC, in his address, described the Week of Russian Language as a unique event covering a broad spectrum of teaching methods, promoting Russian Language and culture in India.
Inaugurating the Week, Prof. Ramadhikari Kumar highly appreciated the significant role played by the RCSC in organizing such meaningful and creative events which would go a long way in consolidating the knowledge of Russian language among the Indian teachers.
Prof. Abhai Mauria, former Vice-Chancellor, University of English and other Foreign Languages, Hyderabad, in his observation, stressed the importance of computer software which would contribute to supplementing and strengthening the process of learning Russian language.
Prof. Victoria Kurilenko, Head of the Department of Russian Language in the Moscow State Peoples’ Friendship University, briefed the audience with the programme of the Week: language experts will give master classes, make video presentations, inter-active classes, and conduct quiz programmes and song competitions, etc. Different types of activities have been charted for the Week, which will give a new impetus to the professional development of Indian teachers of Russian language, widen their knowledge in language and literature, history and tradition of Russia.