NSLI-Y (National Security Language Initiative for Youth) Program:
The goal of the NSLI for Youth Summer Intensive Language Program administered by American Councils is to rapidly increase NSLI-Y scholars' vocabulary and ability to communicate with confidence in Russian. This is done by improving the scholars' Russian in all four skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The program accomplishes this through in-class language instruction, cultural classes and activities, volunteer work, and host family stays.
Age of Students – high school students ages 15-18
Location – Kazan, Russia – Kazan State Technological University
Language Level – Beginner – no previous language study is required
Program Length – Semester (Spring or Fall), Academic Year, or Summer program