Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language: who among RUDN international students knows Russian better?
The second round of the Olympiad was attended by 1st – 4th year foreign students, who had passed the correspondence written stage in their faculties. The in-person student competition was traditionally held separately in two directions - general humanitarian profiles and natural science and technical profiles. Participants presented and defended projects before the jury, the latter noting both good and fluent Russian (B2 +) and the culture of Russian verbal communication, as well as knowledge of regional geographic material and general cultural background material on the subject of the Olympiad and the ability to present this knowledge in a project in Russian.
The work of the finalists was evaluated by the heads of the teams of the faculties under the chairmanship of Elena Baryshnikova, PhD, associate professor of the department of the Russian language and the methodology of its teaching.
The jury awarded the following places to the participants of the competition for each direction:
Natural and technical profiles:
I place - Jaber Khalil Abed Alnacer Abedalkadera, Jordan, 3rd year, Medical Institute, specialty "General Medicine"
II place - Zeynal Abdin Husayn, Syria, 2nd year, Engineering Academy, specialty "Architecture"
III place - Khatib Yazid, Israel, 3rd year, Agrarian-Technological Institute, specialty "Veterinary"
I place - Li Ziyang, 3rd year, China, Faculty of Philology, specialty "Linguistics"
II place - Peter Stanchev, 1st year, Bulgaria, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, specialty "International Relations"
III place - Munkassa Maba Exosé Relia Vertyu, 2nd year, Congo, Faculty of Philology, specialty "Philology"
III place - Li Syalan, 2nd year, China, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, specialty “International Relations”
The third-year bachelor students in Ecology and Nature Management Shkopkina Angelina and Mustafina Kamila who are also mastering the professional conversion course "Translator" at the Institute of Environmental Engineering not only had the opportunity to show all their language skills and abilities, but also to become the best in interpreting among 48 other participants in the International Interpreting Competition in Minsk (the Republic of Belarus).
4 days of work, 4 sections, 270 participants — RUDN University environmentalists from Nigeria won the competition of young scientists in the nomination “Best poster report” among the participants of the conference at the Russian University of Chemical Technology named after D. Mendeleev.
On June 27, within the framework of academic and methodological online seminar of the Foreign Languages Department of the Agrarian and Technological Institute of RUDN University, invited lector Angelo Loreti (Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy of Language and Communication, Faculty of Philosophy, Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU)) spoke on “Philosophical foundations of “semantic indeterminacy” in translation”.