Ukrainian Language Academy: Culture & Lifestyle

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Ukrainian Winter School 2021 – 2022

Ukrainian – fun, fast, effective!

* “Interesting December in Lviv” December, 20–31 2021 Enroll now

* “Ukrainian Christmas in Lviv” January, 3–14 2022 Enroll now

* “Ukrainian Winter Goes on” February, 14–25 2022 Enroll now

Ukrainian Vertep sings the Christmas carols and carries traditional dolls as they walk in Lviv during Christian Orthodox Christmas celebrations

Lviv has always been noted for its adherence to the traditional Ukrainian culture, and that is why the celebrations of Christmas in Lviv surrounded by a special charm here. The people of Lviv cherish the customs of the past, but they also like new kinds of entertainment stylized to resemble the archaic ones. Winter Lviv is also the time of Christmas festivals with carols (koljadky/колядки), music concerts, carnivals (vertep/вертеп), museums and theaters. Winter sports in Carpathians mountains (1 hour from Lviv) are also possible during the weekends.

The 2-week Ukrainian intensive courses “Ukrainian Winter in Lviv” meet the ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe) requirements and has the communicative orientation. They mix the language learning with unique Ukrainian traditions.

Famous blogger Conor Clyne about his Christmas course at our Ukrainian Language and Culture School in Lviv 2019

During the courses you will have the possibility to:

• cook and taste Ukrainian dishes

• take part in Ukrainian traditional activities

• introduction to Lviv excursion

• visit the most interesting places of Ukraine

• sing Ukrainian traditional and pop songs

• make a presentation of your native culture and country

• play in Ukrainian folk and present-day games

and it is not all!!!

Ukrainian family eating Christmas Holly Dinner with 12 dishes

There are groups according to the three language levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced. The entry test helps us to check your knowledge.

Our lecturers have great teaching experience for foreigners and native speakers in the best Ukrainian universities and abroad.

The study program has been approved during several years, that is why it is effective and easy for students. It is flexible depending on student level and wishes as well. It includes the developing of your speaking, writing, reading and listening skills.

You can choose the appropriate accommodation for you. We cooperate with some hosting Ukrainian families during quite a long time and have good opinions from our students who lived there. Practically all the family apartments are in the very center of city, about 10-30 minutes to teaching place on foot. You will have a separate room. A simple breakfast is included in the accommodation fee. The sum of about €11-15 is normal for 1 night in Lviv in hosting family.

Carpathians are only 2 hours from Lviv, combine learning with visiting nature

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The Ukrainian intensive course fee for two weeks is €270. It can be paid after arrival.

The school fee includes:

• study-process, tutorials

• hand-outs and a certificate

• introduction to Lviv excursion

• a “survival file” (Lviv map, useful information, a program, a notebook, a pen etc)

• coffee breaks

Why in Lviv? — Because Lviv is:

• ancient and the most interesting Ukrainian city for tourists

really Ukrainian speaking city

• located not far from the west Ukrainian border

• not expensive city

• has unique multicultural tradition: combines the Ukrainian, Polish, Germans, Armenians, Jewish and others cultures

• modern and progressive city with up to day shops, restaurants, caf?, theaters, cinemas, universities …

Not yet convinced? Try it yourself.

Christmas chorus festival The Great Carol / Velyka Kolyada, which takes place annually in Lviv. “Carol of the Bells” is a world known work originally composed by the Ukrainian composer Mykola Leontovych

We look forward to see you in Lviv,

The team of Ukrainian Language and culture school

The deadline for application is 2 weeks before the beginning of each school. The number of students is limited. Late applications may be accepted but we advise to book early. The earlier you apply the more time we would have to arrange your accommodation in the best possible way.

Please, fill in the application and send it to

Ukrainian – interestingly, cheerfully, efficiently!