First intensive lessons of Russian, meeting host families, welcome tea-party and excursion round city center – that is how our new students from
Scotland have spent their first day in ! Petrozavodsk
Four students of from
have arrived in
early in the morning by train. First of all they met their host families and
were pleased to find them nice and friendly. At 9 o’clock the first Russian
language lesson started. The students met their teacher Olga Eliseeva. They
were given all needed materials that had been created by Enjoy Russian language
school teachers. Although our guests had to wake up very early the first lesson
turned to be very productive. Petrozavodsk
After the lessons new students were welcomed on a tea-party by Enjoy Russian and Initiative center stuff. Everybody told a few words about themselves. David who is 35, works as a real estate appraiser, decided to learn Russian as he is deliberating the opportunity of making his business here. Besides that he is fond of travelling (he has been to
Poland, Roman and ) and
believes that the language skills are always useful. That is not his first time
in Russian, but the first time in Spain Karelia.
Stiven, 30, is a film-editor from
studies Russian as he would like lo learn more about Russian movies and Russian
film industry. This trip is his first coming to Scotland . Thomas, 24, was born in
Liverpool but nowadays is studying Philosophy in Russia . He is very interested in Russian
culture. That is his second trip to Glasgow . Sara is learning Russian as
she is dreaming of being able to read Russian literature in original. Russia
One of the meeting participants was Yana Larina.
Yana is 19. She is a student of state
university. Petrozavodsk Yana major in English language.
used to be her hobby since school time. She was glad to show the students Petrozavodsk city center.
The students even were desperate enough to walk on the Petrozavodsk
that is covered with ice nowadays! Onego Lake