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Home Language International Russia

Address: Frunzenskaya nab., Moscow, 119146

Description Home Language International Russia

  • Location: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Founded: 1979
  • Type of education: individual
  • Type of accommodation: family (full board)
  • Language of instruction: Russian.

Home Language International was founded in 1979 and has been offering language programs for family living in 20 languages in over 30 countries for over 40 years.

Students live and study in the home of a personal teacher, attend individual language classes, eat with a teacher's family 3 times a day, continue to use the language throughout their stay, sharing the daily life of the family.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Home Language International Russia

Program name
Date
Age
Cost

Classic Language Program - from $ 1,190 / 15 h.

The Classic Language Program includes accommodation with full board, private language lessons, free time outside of classes and lunch, allowing you to independently study Russian, traditions, customs of local residents. The host family shows students the neighborhood, local shops, and arranges for you to tour at least once a week.

The course includes:

  • Full board in the teacher’s house
  • 15-30 hours of private lessons per week.
Annual
3+
from 1 280 $ / 15 lessons

Language Program with Activities - 10 hours of language lessons + 5 hours of activities

The course offers a unique opportunity to immediately use the acquired language skills. Activities include visiting local attractions, national parks, shopping, cooking traditional dishes, afternoon tea, bowling, minigolf, swimming, board games. The exact content of the course depends on the location of the family, local events, as well as on the personal interests of the students.

The course includes:

  • Full board in the teacher’s house
  • 10-25 hours of individual language lessons per week
  • 5-20 hours of activity, including entrance fees, transportation.

Language Program with Cultural Excursions - 10 hours of language lessons + cultural excursions

Language Program with Cultural Excursions combines a language course with trips to help you discover the sights and customs of the country they are visiting. The cultural program includes 3 visits with a teacher or any adult family member. The choice of places to visit depends on the location of the family, personal preferences. All excursions are conducted in Russian, so language learning will continue throughout the course.

The course includes:

  • Full board in the teacher’s house
  • 10-25 hours of individual language lessons per week
  • 3 cultural visits, including transportation costs, entrance fees for the student and accompanying person.

Accommodation, housing and food

HLI offers comfortable accommodation conditions:

  • Fully Verified Family Homes
  • Private cozy bedroom
  • 3 meals a day with the host family.

Accommodation prices:

  • Pension - $ 840 / week.
  • Half board - $ 756 / week.

Events Home Language International Russia

HLI offers a variety of excursions:

In Moscow:

  • Sightseeing on the bus
  • The Red Square
  • Lenin's Mausoleum + walking tour
  • Alexander Garden (Troika Fountain and changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier)
  • Cathedral of Christ the Savior
  • Pushkin State Museum Reserve
  • Art Factory "Red October"
  • State Historical Museum
  • Kremlin Armory Museum
  • Blagoveshchensky cathedral
  • Ivan the Great belltower.

In St. Petersburg:

  • General city tour
  • State Hermitage Museum
  • Peter-Pavel's Fortress
  • Saint Isaac's Cathedral
  • Tsarskoye Selo (Catherine Palace and Park)
  • Peterhof (palace, parks and fountains)
  • St. Petersburg Mariinsky Opera and Ballet Theater
  • Cruise on the Neva.

Advantages

  • Home Language International offers homestay accommodation, private lessons are the fastest way to learn Russian. As the only student, the student will only speak the language being studied. This is the most natural and effective way to learn a language.
  • The full immersion program allows you to study not only in the lessons, but also in practice - during meals, classes or everyday family life. Thanks to living in a teacher’s house, instruction does not stop at the end of the lesson.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The advantage of family living is the ability to choose dates (from Sunday to Sunday) at any time of the year for the desired duration (at least one week).

Cost of additional services:

  • Preparation for the exam - $ 130 / week.
  • Learning a business, specialized dictionary - $ 130 / week.
  • Teacher training course - 130 $ / week.
  • Additional supervision - $ 150 / week.
  • Special diet - $ 150 / week.
  • Special needs - $ 150 / week.
  • Extra charge for staying on holidays (Christmas, New Year) - $ 150 / week.
  • Private bathroom - $ 190 / week.
  • VIP accommodation - $ 400 / week.
  • 5 * accommodation - double cost.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

HLI Language School accepts students of any age and level of language proficiency.

Scholarships Home Language International Russia

Home Language International offers a variety of discounts on courses.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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