Summer school – Learn Romanian
Sibiu, 28th of July – 8th of August 2014
ROLANG School organizes the summer school on Romanian language between 28th of July – 8th of August 2014, in the city of Sibiu in association with the Journalism Faculty of „Lucian Blaga” University, Sibiu.
Formerly the center of the Transylvanian Saxons, the old city of Sibiu was ranked as „Europe’s 8th most idyllic place to live” by Forbes and was designated a European Capital of Culture for the year 2007, in tandem with Luxembourg (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibiu).
Morning activities: Language courses
The language program includes 30 hours of Romanian language for beginner, intermediate and advanced level.
Class course schedule: 3 hours / day, from Monday to Friday, from 10:00 am to 1 pm
Courses location: Faculty of Journalism, “Lucian Blaga” University, 3 Brutarilor Street, Sibiu.
The minimum number of students for each group is 5 with a maximum of 9.
-immersion courses: twice a week, from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
-guided tour of Sibiu city center (English speaking guide)
-museum visits (English speaking guide): once a week, from 3:30 pm
-film screenings (English subtitles): once a week, from 3:30 pm
Language levels and course curricula
The language levels are established according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
The beginner level (A1 and A2 level) develops basic communication skills on Romanian language, by learning familiar everyday phrases and words and basic grammar notions.
The intermediate level (B1 and B2 level) develops skills such as communication about familiar topics, understanding texts with a high frequency in a conversation, writing messages or short compositions describing feelings, emotions and impressions.
The advanced level (C1 and C2 level) aims in developing spontaneous conversations on various topics, comprehension of long and complex texts or compositions, understanding of any kind of spoken Romanian language.
The course curricula is adapted to the students, with favorite topics arranged around the student’s interests. The teaching method is based on communication. Conversations and communication activities alternates with comprehension, vocabulary and grammar exercises.
More info about the course curricula here: http://rolang.ro/Romanian-course-curricula.php
The course materials are based on ROLANG manual, „Learn Romanian. Apprenez le Roumain” by Mona Moldoveanu Pologea (manual, exercise book, audio CD). Other video and audio materials will also be used.
The instructors are PhD holders, authors of Romanian manuals for foreigners and University of Bucharest teachers.
At the end of the course, the students will give a test and will receive a certificate proving their level of Romanian language.
There are two types of fee, according to the package you would like to book:
1) Morning activities: 230 euros
The package includes: 30 hours of class courses, course materials (manuals, exercise book, audio CD), final test, language certificate
2) Morning + afternoon activities: 295 euros
The package includes: 30 hours of class courses, course materials (manuals, exercise book, audio CD), final test, language certificate, immersion courses, guided tour of Sibiu city center, museum visits, film screenings.
Please contact the organizers and specify the type of accommodation you would like to book: 2, 3 or 4 star accommodation.
Conditions for withdrawal from the course
If you inform the ROLANG team by e-mail or in writing, at least 2 (two) months before the course starts, we will be able to refund you the course fee (or the advance payment), minus an administrative charge of 10%.
If you do the same but within 2 (two) months before the course commencement date, we will refund you the course fee, minus an administrative charge of 20%.
If you inform us within 1 (one) week before the course commencement date, we will refund you the course fee (or the advance payment made), minus an administrative charge of 40%.
No credits are reimbursed after the course starts.
The fee can be paid as follows:
– by bank transfer (you receive a proforma invoice that contains all the payment details)
– by PayPal
– by Credit Card (you receive a payment request via e-mail from PayPal; you don’t need a PayPal account)
– in cash at our office in Bucharest (you get in touch directly with one of our team members)
The applicant agrees to pay all commissions, fees, charges or expenses related to the transfer of money. The confirmation participation will be provided by email.
Deadline for registration
Without accommodation: 30th of June 2014
With accommodation: 30th of March 2014
Getting to Sibiu
More information on how to get to Sibiu you can find in the Summer School – FAQ section.