Live & Learn Program
Do not like conventional classroom studying or just want to experience real Russian life in all aspects? Russian Aquisition through “Live & Learn” Program!
We offer you to choose Educa’s teacher as your host family and spend unforgettable time in Saint-Petersburg!
Different levels of intensity are available for this program, you can choose 20 or 30 lessons per week including outdoor practice lessons.
All our teachers are highly professional, friendly and versatile individuals who will inspire you and show you all the secrets to experiencing Russian culture in its true and unforgettable nature.
Most of them are ready to host you during their holiday but we also have teachers who prefer this type of teaching and are ready for students all year round.
Studying at home doesn’t mean studying less hard or less effective that’s why all our teachers attend monthly seminars and workshops including city guide course designed specially for teachers who specializes on Full Immersion and Live & Learn programms.
All teachers’ homes are of a good standard and you will have a comfortable private study bedroom. You will share bathroom facilities and kitchen but there are families where you can have a separate bathroom. All teachers’ homes have Internet access, usually wireless.
As for the meal plan you have three options here: breakfasts, halfboard (breakfasts and dinners) and full board (three meals).
Please, make a note in your enrollment form if you have any special accomodation requirements.
Your Russian Course
Regardless the chosen package of lessons your teacher will always speak Russian to you what definitely gives you a total, in-depth understanding of Russian language.
All the courses on this program are individually designed and based on your level and aims in learning Russian. Once you have paid Enrollment fee you will get a placement test and your teacher will contact you to organize a skype interview which will help our methodists to work out a perfect course for you.
Learning doesn’t stop once the lesson does and in every situation your teacher helps you to find the write word or carefully coorect your grammar and pronuciation.
Besides the usual social activities held by EDUCA you will have a lot of time out with your host teacher.
Not only the teacher but also her family are aware of the fact that you are new in the city and want to explore as much as possible. They will show you everything and even more at the pace suitable for you and all of this in Russian!
We have a minimum list of the places where your host will accompany you but they usually do not stop on this. Depending on the season diiferent types of activities and celebrations! will be open for you.
If you are free to choose we recommend you to come either in Winter or in Summer when you can see and experience Saint-Petersburg to the full!