Petrozavodsk State University held the 68th All-Russian (with international participation) scientific conference for students and young scientists. On April 18, Anas Alkatuaa (Dubai, the UAE), a student of the Preparatory Faculty of PetrSU, took part in the session “History of Culture” and presented his project “100 strangers in Russia through the eyes of a foreigner”.
Anas has been studying Russian for five months and has already made great progress. According to him, this project is “a very good way to meet Russian people, learn the Russian language and get to know Russian culture, history and traditions”. In his report he talked about his impressions of Russian people and Russia. Anas is the first foreign student to participate in the work of the session in its 17-year history.
The fourth issue (April 1-30, 2016) of the Russian Language in the World magazine in the Panorama column has an article Unusual Way to Study the Russian Language that describes Anas Alkatuaa’s project. It is available at www.pushkin.institute/programma/obozrevatel/004-2016.html.