School of Languages & Cultures - Russian Taster session

This taster session gives you an insight into studying Russian at university.


Welcome to Russia

This session introduces some fascinating Russian traditions, customs, beliefs and popular folklore characters. Then, we will virtually participate in the most popular Russian festivals and learn about traditional Russian cuisine. (The session will be delivered in English with some Russian - which will be accessible for all, including beginners).  

When: Thursday 4 November  2021, 3.45pm - 5.15pm

Age group: Year 12, Year 13, A Level, BTEC. 

Please note: no prior knowledge of Russian required to participate.

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Time Activity 

Log in and get comfortable

3:55pm Welcome & introduction to the School of Languages & Cultures
4:05pm Academic taster lecture: Welcome to Russia - Dr Tatiana Filosofova

Q&A on the taster lecture

5:00pm Q&A about studying Languages & Cultures at Sheffield - with undergraduate ambassadors to answer questions & talk about their own experiences

We look forward to meeting you!

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