Saransk Volunteer Centre for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ completed English language lessons, which were dedicated to the topic of attractiveness of Russia and Mordovia for tourists. 23 participants successfully passed the 72-hour language course which was developed by Mordovia State University’s Faculty of Foreign Languages.
The specialized language programme is especially designed for coordinators, team leaders and volunteer centre employees.
Particular attention was paid to business communication and etiquette, sports vocabulary, writing formal and informal letters. Students learned about the differences between American and British English, the life of American students and also discussed national traditions and peculiarities of Russians in general and Mordovians in particular.
Photo: Ogarev Mordovia State University Volunteer Centre