Syrian schools to teach Russian as 2nd foreign language

Syria already offers English as a first foreign language, followed by French as a second. Now, Russian will be introduced into the curriculum.

Syrian schools to teach Russian as 2nd foreign language

World Bulletin / News Desk

As of next year, the Syrian Ministry of Education has announced that schools in Syria will teach Russian as a second foreign language after English. The language will be offered as part of the curriculum alongside French for children between the seventh and twelfth grades.

Education Minister Hozan Al-Waz declared that the ministry had completed all preparations to teach Russian as a second foreign language in a number of schools starting from the next academic year. These preparations included designing the teaching curriculum and recruiting the teachers.

Russia has long been regime leader Bashar al-Assad’s key ally and supporter in the Syrian civil war along with Iran.

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