Essay сompetition

Dear friends!


We are pleased to announce that within the Tutoring Program on 15-th of December 2016  the contest for the best essay in Russian will start! The winners will receive a prize — a book from the collection of very popular author and he is a teacher of Russian as well - Ignatiy Dyakov  («Рассказ-сенсация», «Рассказ-провокация», «Рассказ-канонизация»)



We invite all our members of the program to present us your works on one of the proposed topics. In each category one winner will be selected.

Topics for essay:

• For levels A1-A2 - "A Popular cartoon in Russian language";

• For levels B1-C1 - "My impression of the artwork in Russian (a book, movie, painting)"


Conditions of participation are very simple – from 15 December 2016 to 15 January 2017 send to a tutor your chosen topic of essay on tutor’s email address ( . The topic should be chosen according to your level. We will evaluate the completeness and originality of the content of your essay. Don't be afraid to make mistakes! Their number does not affect the selection of the winner!


Please review the requirements for writing an essay:

• Format: Word (txt, docx, doc), Adobe Acrobat (pdf), PowerPoint (ppt, pptx);

• The volume of the original text: for levels A1 - A2 — 120-150 words for levels B1-C1 — 250-300 words;

• Illustrations for an essay on the author's choice (unlimited number);

• Quotation is possible with the link on the author but plagiarism is prohibited: all works will be checked for its originality, and texts, what did not meet the requirements, will be eliminated from the competition.

The contest results will be announced on the 1st of February 2017.

Hurry up to take part and good luck to all the participants!