Russian media said that Russia's first set of Chinese textbooks will introduce modern China to students, and Russian middle school students will study the Chinese language
. According to the Russian Satellite News Agency on March 7, Alexandra Sizova, editor of Russia's first Chinese textbook, revealed that Chinese textbooks used by middle school students will include information about modern China. "This textbook is adapted to the needs of the 21st century," she said. Simply put, these books can be used not only for today but also for tomorrow. Using them, Russian students will learn Chinese and understand the world at the same time. She pointed out that cultural differences were a major difficulty for Russian students to study the Chinese language
. Russian students also have difficulty in mastering Chinese characters and pronunciation.
Reported that in the 2018-2019 academic year, grade 11 students will participate in the national unified examination of Chinese subjects for the first time. It is reported that Chinese has become the fifth foreign language subject after English, German, French, and Spanish. Anzor Muzayev, deputy director of the Russian Federation's Bureau of Educational Science Supervision, said that a total of 289 people from 43 regions of Russia had registered for the national unified examination of Chinese subjects. According to the Russian Satellite News Agency on March 7, Alexandra Sizova said that the Chinese language teaching syllabus for Russian secondary schools would include the basis of calligraphy and idioms.
Xizova said: "Calligraphy is an integral part of Chinese culture. Textbooks, learning notes, materials and exercises for teachers, of course, also include special reference materials for hieroglyphics, which are used to develop and consolidate vocabulary and hieroglyphic skills, learn beautiful calligraphy and understand the structure, philosophy, and ethics of Chinese hieroglyphics. According to Sizova, Russian Grade 11 graduates need to know more than 1,000 Chinese vocabularies, and the syllabus will include modern vocabulary and idioms. "Chinese idioms, proverbs, proverbs, proverbs, riddles, idiom stories and so on must be reflected in the textbooks, and must be involved in the initial stages of language learning," Xizova said.