School Life

At European International School Ho Chi Minh City (EIS), learning and personal growth continue long after the day’s lessons have ended. We aim to provide our students with opportunities to develop their natural talents, build confidence, practice a healthy lifestyle and expand their world view.

Russian School


Russian language and literature lessons for age groups of 3-4, 4-6 and 6-9. These are aimed at Russian speaking children to develop their reading and writing skills. In addition, the classes introduce students to Russian literature such as fairy tales and short stories. Class size depends on age group and ranges from 3 to 8 students per class. The younger groups meet twice a week, while the older ones meet weekly. The classes are conducted in the afternoon and are run as an afterschool activity with the duration of 1 or 1.5 hours. 

The youngest group of 3 and 4 year olds are taught the alphabet, to recognize letters and write them. They learn through tactile activities to visualize the letters through fun activities such as arts and crafts. Furthermore, children are encouraged to take part in games and speech development exercises. 

The lessons are aimed at 4 to 6 year olds and focuses on teaching them reading and writing through the modern syllable methodology. They construct words from syllables utilizing syllable tables to aid in reading comprehension. The learn to write in block letters through fun worksheets specifically designed for each class. Covered literature is Russian National Folklore and fairytales. 

The oldest age group are the 6 to 9 year olds. The students are taught according to the Russian primary school syllabus. Two subjects are taught in the one-and-a-half-hour block. Russian language, which teaches cursive writing, grammar and vocabulary. Secondly, Literature reading, which encompasses reading practice, text comprehension and analysis. The program introduces the children to Russian children’s authors and poets. 

Two times a year theatre performances are practiced and performed to the parents. Children of each age group are given an age and language level appropriate piece of literature such as fairy tales or poetry. These include musical numbers, songs and dance. 

Please feel free to contact Ms. Irina Kurnosov via or (+84) 93 271 6098 for more information. 



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