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Russian Teachers conference took place in London

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Russian Teachers conference took place in London


14.03.2017

Rossotrudnichestvo
Yearly conference of Russian Language Teacher’s Group association took place in London, as per Rossotrudnichestvo. Teachers of Russian as a foreign language made presentations and shared their experiences.

Ekaterina Solovieva who teaches in one of the London Schools complained about the new strict rules for the professional and exam organization introduced by Pearson - London Examinations Edexcel company. These rules brought significant complications for passing teaching and Russian exams.

John Druri fromSevenoaks Schoolgave a speech on his workbook that would benefit to the vocabulary improvement. Along the way, John introduced the new active vocabulary approach from non-native Russian language teachers point of view. This speech brought about genuine interest of the audience.

All those who participated in discussions agreed that it is very important to support and develop the British peoples interest in Russian language. Colleagues were very happy for the chance to create new professional contacts and know each other better.

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