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Tue, Feb 26


Romanian Cultural Institute

Learn Romanian at RCI New York!

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Learn Romanian at RCI New York!
Learn Romanian at RCI New York!

Time & Location

Feb 26, 2019, 7:00 PM EST

Romanian Cultural Institute, 200 E 38th St, New York, NY 10016, USA

About The Event

The newest and much-awaited addition to our year-round program is a Romanian language course for adult beginners. Taught by Columbia University professor Mona Momescu on our welcoming premises in Murray Hill, the course aims to provide a thorough and enjoyable introduction to contemporary Romanian.

By the end of it, students will have learned basic grammatical constructions and acquired an essential vocabulary allowing them to communicate effectively within a range of everyday life situations. The course will be taught in Romanian and English, with coverage of the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing, as well as a good balance between grammar and structure practice, on one hand, and communicative activities, on the other.

In the meantime, in order to add some extra-spice to language practicing, the students will be invited to get a taste of Romania’s rich culture by attending our events. To find out more about our cultural program, please check the RCI website, follows us on Facebook ( and subscribe to our email list.


Starting date: February 26, 2019

Enroll by February 21 by sending us an email at or giving us a call on (212) 687-0180 (between 10 am - 4 pm on all working days)

Duration: 8 weeks (24 hours)

Venue: Romanian Cultural Institute, 200 E 38th Street, New York 10016, NY

Days & times: Tuesdays, 6 pm - 9 pm (3 hour classes with a short break)

Course fee: 150 $

Maximum enrollment: 20

Course tutor: Dr. Mona Momescu

With an extensive experience in teaching Romanian as a second language, both in traditional and hybrid modes, Dr. Mona Momescu currently holds the Nicolae Iorga Chair in Romanian Language and Culture at Columbia University. She is the author of Canon, Identity, Transition (University of Bucharest Publishing House, 2008), co-author and editor, together with Sorin Adam Matei, of The Idols of the Forum (Corint, 2010), and has published numerous articles on cultural models, language and culture.

Please feel free to forward this information to all those who might be interested.

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