Between 2 and 7 March, Director of the Institute of English Studies of Freiburg University of Education (Germany), Professor Thomas Raith, visited Voronezh State University. That was the eights visit of Professor Raith to VSU.
He held consultations and research workshops in Methodology of Educational Research for the students of the programme “Foreign Language Teaching with the Application of Online Technologies”. He also gave a public lecture for students and lecturers which was dedicated to the modern issues of teaching foreign languages with the application of innovative technologies. Thomas Raith also visited lyceum №1 where he learnt about its educational process and extra-curriculum activities and attended and analysed an English class held by VSU master’s student, Anastasia Khimichenko.
As part of the cultural programme, he went on a sightseeing tour to Ostrogozhsk and visited the VSU History Museum and the VSU Book museum.
All the events were prepared and held by master’s students from the Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology who are competing the programme “Foreign Language Teaching with the Application of Online Technologies”. The students had a wonderful opportunity to show how proficient they are in a foreign language, and also how well-trained and highly motivated they are.