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    Go to Moscow

    Hello to everybody,

    I would like to go in Russia, and especially in Moscow !

    Why ? Because I like russian people, and I would like to discover this culture, this country, and this history...

    I would like to work in Russia, for one or two month (maybe more, why not...), but I don't know what can I do...

    Do you have some ideas to help me ?

    Thank you very much,

    Wishes from one french guy

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    Get a tourist visa/ student visa/ business visa and teach private students Greek! You can make a alot of money that way.

    Or if your English is pretty good, you can make even more money!
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
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    what's the most flexible visa with regard to traveling around Russia. I'm looking at teaching English in Russia but would like the option of doing some traveling.

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    Hello,

    I am also interested for traveling in Russia. Specially Moscow seems an exciting and mysterious city to me. I would like to know the most important must sees in Moscow and Russia..

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    VDNKH in the north of the city. Great washing machine bargains to be had.
    I am a native English speaker - please correct my Russian! Cheers...

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    Just get a visa and welcome! =)
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    Re: Go to Moscow

    does one need teacher certification to teach english in russia?
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    In a lot of them yes but then again like everywhere else there are plenty of schools that will take a non-certified English speaker over a certified Russian etc.
    I am a native English speaker - please correct my Russian! Cheers...

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    are there not enough english teachers already?

    sorry to ask so many questions, but i am actually wanting to do this as a career plan.
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    There are never enough native English speakers in Moscow...
    I am a native English speaker - please correct my Russian! Cheers...

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    Quote Originally Posted by entuziastov
    There are never enough native English speakers in Moscow...
    i would have thought otherwise!
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    Re: Go to Moscow

    Quote Originally Posted by sun_rat
    Quote Originally Posted by entuziastov
    There are never enough native English speakers in Moscow...
    i would have thought otherwise!
    No. Not otherwise. Or maybe then they teach only at very expensive profit-making courses. Anyway, there are no native English speakers who teach at universities. We have only Russian teachers (not only in English language) which I find not good at all. Maybe during forth or fifth year you could get a true native as a teacher, but you would be just lucky in this case anyway. My German friend told me they have only natives as teachers in their universities, starting from the very first lesson.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    No. Not otherwise. Or maybe then they teach only at very expensive profit-making courses. Anyway, there are no native English speakers who teach at universities.
    Ouch. So, nothing has changed in that respect during the past 30 or so years? I hope that now they at least use authenic tapes for listenining comprehension classes. Well, at least in the better universities.
    But well, at least now we have private schools with native-speaking teachers, and then there is the Internet with its countless learning resources, so those who really want to learn a language can do it depite any shortcomings of the official educational system.

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    Re: Go to Moscow

    In my university years, we had enough native English teachers every year. It's nothing but a contract issue.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Re: Go to Moscow

    Простите, что я по-русски.
    Я говорю не о каком-нибудь там вузе, а аж о знаменитом Институте Иностранных Языков в Москве. Ну так вот, фиг вам там нэтива дадут. Даже не представляю этого, если честно.

    Нет, ну вот был у нас там один настоящий немец, я его даже один раз видела "вживую" - он пришел к нам на занятие, потому что в классе стоял компьютер, за которым ему надо было поработать. Просидел всё занятие. Разумеется, молча и занимаясь своими делами. Если память мне не изменяет, он раз в неделю читал студентам какой-нибудь интересный доклад на немецком. Но это совсем не одно и то же, что преподавать язык первокурсникам, правда же?
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Re: Go to Moscow

    i honestly would not know what kind of requirements are required to teach at a university. at any rate i currently have nothing but an AAS in networking and communications(IT), which is a two year technical degree with core subjects.

    i currently have an application in to a local university. i will major in german and minor in russian.
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    A TEFL would be a start. You can do a 2 week intensive certification in most accredited institutions...
    I am a native English speaker - please correct my Russian! Cheers...

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    Re: Go to Moscow

    Quote Originally Posted by sun_rat
    i currently have nothing but an AAS in networking and communications(IT), which is a two year technical degree with core subjects.
    Many IT-companies are organizing English courses for their employees. I think they'll pay gladly to a teacher who's a native speaker and an IT specialist (or at least they can hire you as a second teacher in addition to the certified Russian one).

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