10 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY AT “COSMOPOLITAN” EDUCATIONAL CENTER
We are dedicated to providing you with the best program options possible. You can expect a warm and friendly atmosphere along with professional service. Our goal is that you have the most enjoyable and worthwhile experience possible during your stay with us.
2. PROGRAMME VARIETY
Our School offers high quality Russian language courses and cultural study, provides volunteer opportunities and internships, runs international summer schools and winter camps for children and teenagers, organizes tourist programmes. You will definitely find some form of activity, which interests you and meets your needs, expectations and budgets. We welcome people of all ages from all over the world.
Siberia has been opening up to the West and offers a range of still unexplored experiences and opportunities. As the cultural, scientific and educational center of Siberia and the third largest city of Russia (after Moscow and St.Petersburg), surrounded by picturesque wooded and field areas, Novosibirsk is an excellent place for immersion in the Russian language and culture, and provides many opportunities to experience the hospitality and cordiality Siberians are famed for.
The individual communicative approach and complete language and cultural immersion that we apply in our school are the most effective methods of language learning. The focus is made on the integration of all the four language learning components and skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) and the emphasis on communication. The aim of our methodology is to make you comfortable using your new language in the practical situations that you encounter in everyday life.
5. SMALL CLASS or PRIVATE TUTORING
We know how important it is to use a language that one is learning. That is why we limit our class size to no more than four students, in order to maximize student participation. Students are carefully placed according to their Russian language skill and experience to assure maximum participation. One-to-one tuition guarantees fast progress and an optimal focus on needed language skills.
6. FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE
You can arrive and start the course at any time convenient for you, and stay for as long as you wish. You can choose the number of hours you want to study per day, and take classes during the time of day you prefer.
7. PERFECT BALANCE
of classroom time, practical conversation in real life situations and cultural experiences.
8. HOST FAMILY PROGRAMME
Our host families are carefully selected by our staff in order to provide the student with comfortable and friendly accommodations. Host family also participate in your learning process through discussion sessions that are scheduled within your homestay.
Our programmes include exciting and interesting afternoon excursions that enable students to learn more about the city, as well as to practice their Russian in real life situations. During the weekend and on completion of the course, excursions to other historically and culturally important destinations can be organized. This program, being flexible, diversified and including many stimulating learning activities, is an extraordinarily enriching and rewarding experience.
10. AFFORDABLE PRICES
We are committed to offer a variety of high quality programmes that exactly fit your needs, but are also reasonably priced and affordable to people with different budgeting abilities.