General structure of the Summer School
- Intensive course of Ukrainian 56 hours
- Cultural and educational events 35 hours
- Tours of the region 35 hours
- Work on projects 10 hours
- Homework 22 hours
The classes are conducted in groups (of up to 10 people) based on the level of Ukrainian knowledge.
At the entry level, students acquire the basics of lingual and communicative skills.
At the intermediate level, participants enrich their vocabulary and significantly improve their practical grammar.
At the advanced level, foreigners hone and perfect their ability to speak Ukrainian.
In total, the linguistic section of the Summer School provides 56 classes, each 45 minutes long.
The classes are conducted based on communicative methodology.
During the classes, lecturers use different educative and methodological materials, as well as their own textbooks.
Different forms of work in class are used as follows: work in groups, in pairs and as individuals.
Students of the Summer School have the opportunity to submerge themselves in a native speaking environment, to actively use the knowledge acquired in class in real-life communicative situations, in public locations and on public transportation.
During the School students work on projects which they present at the end.
Education programs of the Summer School on learning Ukrainian as a foreign language are grounded on European recommendations regarding linguistic education.
At the end of the school, students take a test and obtain a certificate attesting their level of Ukrainian as a foreign language.
Program of exploring the region
The School includes the following cultural and educative events: lectures, reports, educative tours, meetings, cinema clubs and round table discussions that aim to give participants of the Summer School a better understanding of Ukrainian social and political life, history, culture, art, literature, religion and economics.
In total, the length of the program is 35 hours.
Trips in the region are meant to acquaint the students with local historic and architectural monuments, customs and traditions, nature and daily life.
On the weekends, traditionally, participants visit the Carpathian Mountains and tour the L’viv region.