The Metaphor Academic Center for Russian Language and Culture was founded in Virginia, VA in 2005. The word "metaphor" for one source is interpreted as ‘allegory’, for others as ‘the transfer of meaning in words’. The teaching team sees its main task in preserving linguistic and cultural traditions among the Russian- speaking population of the United States, as well as in spreading knowledge about the Russian historical heritage among Americans.
We are convinced that the creative attitude to the educational process and the emotional interpretation of the material under study provide the most natural and organic conditions for the mastering of knowledge both in children of different age categories and in adults.
The basic program of our center includes such disciplines as logic, grammar basics, reading and developing speech for younger groups; Russian language, literature, rhetoric, history – for seniors.
From Monday to Saturday in the morning and evening times our Center offers: