Russian post-grads wrap up Cairo visit with language lectures for Egyptian students

Ahram Online , Sunday 5 Nov 2023

Wrapping up their one-month visit to Cairo, a delegation of Russian post-graduates gave free lectures to Egyptian students studying the Russian language at the Russian Culture Centre in Cairo.

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Director of the Russian Cultural Centres Marat Gatin with the Russian post-graduates in Cairo (photo credit of the Russian Culture Centre)


The delegation included post-grads from the Russian State University of Education and Moscow State University of Linguistics.

The delegation thanked the administration of the Russian House in Cairo for providing them the opportunity to teach their language to Egyptian students, who expressed great interest and talent in learning the language.

“We were keen to visit Cairo's unique monuments, whether archaeological or religious. We were pleased with the great interest we felt among Egyptians towards the Russian culture,” the delegation members said.

For his part, Director of the Russian Cultural Centres in Egypt Marat Gatin stated that "the visit was beneficial to the Egyptian and Russian sides, providing training to Russian students and an opportunity for Egyptian students to study the Russian language with native speakers.”

The delegation also arranged lectures for Russian children living in Egypt in their mother tongue.

Gatin praised these lectures, saying they helped “build communication bridges with the homeland.”

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