Every year thousands of foreigners start to learn Russian. So, why is Russian so popular among foreigners?
The main reasons for learning Russian are the following:
- Russian is one of the most widely spoken languags
About 300 million people speak Russian. By the way, Russian is spoken not only in Russia, but almost in every part of the world. Among them is Azebaycan, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Belarus, USA, Israel, Germany, Bulgaria etc. In addition, Russian is one of the 6 official and working languages of the United States.
- The increase in the number of countries that you can easily visit
Since Russian is one of the most spoken languages in the world, after learning Russian you can feel comfortable and have no language barriers while visiting most of the countries mentioned above.
- Opportunities to find a prestigious and well-paid job
Russian is one of the most desired languages abroad.Russia, that has developed politics, economics and science, cooperates with various foreign countries. Thus, working areas of those who speak Russian are wider and their competitiveness is higher than the competitiveness of those who do not have knowledge of Russin.
- An opportunity to get acquainted with the world-famous Russian culture
Russian culture take a very important place in world culture. Probably there is no anybody, who is not familiar with masterpieces of distinguished Russian writers such as Dostoevski, Pushkin, Lermontov, Tolstoy. Their works are very famous and have been translated into many languages. When you have learned Russian, you can not only read great Russian works in the original language, but also watch wonderful Russian plays in the theatre.
- Opportunities to learn cognate languages
When you have learned Russian, you will have a chance to learn more easily its cognate languages such as Belarusian, Polish, Ukrainian, Bulgarian and Czech, which are very similar in terms of grammar, vocabulary and alphabet.
If you have decided to learn Russian, we suggest you do this on language courses in Belarus. Belarusian universities offer foreign students a variety of courses of Russian language and summer schools. So, why Belarus?
Reason 1. Russian is one of the official languages of Belarus..
Reason 2. An opportunity to listen to Russian and speak it everywhere. Almost everyone in Belarus speaks Russian accentlessly, especially in cities..
Reason 3. Relatively low tuition fees.
Reason 4. An opportunity to learn Russian in a remote mode.
Reason 5. Kind and hospitable Belarusians are always ready to help foreigners to learn Russian.
Belarus is a country that preserves Russian traditions, shares its common history, attaches importance to its cultural values. Since almost all young people in Belarus is educated, their general culture is highly developed. Thanks to it, while learning languages in Belarus, you will enrich your Russian by practicing your language skills with people outside.
There is no any requirements for registering for language courses offered by universities in Minsk. Everyone who wants to learn the language can attend the courses. Since the courses do not have a fixed start date, you can apply for the courses at any time and become a course participant. Courses are usually conducted at universities in small groups, formed according to the level of the Russian language of students. The teaching staff is represented by highly qualified teachers who are very experienced, successful in communicating with foreign students and have advanced teaching skills. The courses can last from 1month to 12months. Students on their own decide how long the courses will last.