Language Training: Teach English/Study Russian in Vladimir, Russia (The American Home)

Deadline: March 1, 2022; Ongoing

1) American English Program Teaching Positions – Application Deadline March 1, 2022 (

The American English Program has been helping Vladimir residents to learn English since 1992 and currently has more than 600 students each semester who are taught by a group of American and Russian teachers. 

PROGRAM BENEFITS: monthly stipend, room and board, three hours per week of one-to-one Russian lessons with faculty trained to teach Russian as a foreign language, thorough teacher orientation and ongoing teaching support from 2 full-time teacher trainers, textbooks customized specifically for our program, a pleasant and well-equipped teaching environment, full Russian visa application support, complete on-site administrative support from an excellent Russian staff, and much more. 

TEACHER OBLIGATIONS: Plan and teach four (possibly 5) 1½ hour classes that meet twice a week, hold office hours, present a brief “Saturday lecture” on an aspect of American culture, airfare to and from Moscow, visa fee, TESOL certification. 

Gain an enormous amount of real-world experience that can translate into future opportunities that would otherwise not be available.  Some teachers stay for more than one year.  For many, the experience is lifechanging. 

Current American and Russian teachers:

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2) Intensive Russian Program – Applications Accepted All Year (

Approximate program fee:                                one-to-one instruction       group instruction (2-5+ people, 15-35% discount) 

Four weeks                                                           $3,651                                   $2,994 – 2,254 

Six weeks                                                               $5,009                                   $4,133 – 3,044 

Eight weeks                                                           $6,367                                   $5,272 – 3,834 

Longer and shorter programs, from one week to a year, are also possible. 

The benefits of the American Home’s long-standing Intensive Russian Program – the main program offers one-to-one instruction to each participant – are provided to group participants: 

+              experienced faculty specializing in teaching Russian to non-native speakers; 

+              program and schedule customized to the needs of each group of students; 

+              study from one week to one year; 

+              individual home-stay with a Russian family; 

+              “Russian friend-conversation partner” program; 

+              on-site administrative support; 

+              well-equipped classrooms in a comfortable, home-like, atmosphere; 

+              excursions in Vladimir and to Suzdal (a UNESCO World Heritage site) and Bogoliubovo; 

+              opportunities to meet and socialize with some of the more than 600 Russians participating in the American Home English Program and others; 

+              opportunities to participate in a variety of activities—for example, volunteering at an orphanage