EDUCATION & EVENTS
As PEA, we provide English language training to our students in accordance with the world standards. In our trainings created under the scale of Common European Language Provciency (CEFR),A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 levels, the current language teaching materials and textbooks are used. Our books used in the framework of language training include : grammar, reading, writing and practical content. In addition, preparation for TOEFL and IELTS courses are also provided.
LEARNING BY EXPERINCE
One of the most important language barriers in education is people’s prejudice against the language learning and use. Many people say that ”I can understand English but I can’t speak, language learning is so hard, I can’t keep in mind so many things”. All of these stem from people’s prejudices. If we could break our prejudices against learning English it would become both easy and fun. As PEA, we are aware of this situation and have prepared a program that will allow you to break all your prejudices against English. Through this program , rst used by PEA, English will be easier and more fun. Learning by experience techniques is lled with content that learners actively and effectively use what they learn. So, how do we make it? The learning by experience lessons were designed precisely for this purpose. In this class you can learn English with interactive lessons together with the collaboration actuator games, the team playmaker, ice breaker games, various workshops, simulation games, brainstorming sessions. In all of these workshops you will have the opportunity for transforming theoretical information into practical information. Using the materials provided to you, you will improve your creativity with your friends and reinforce your theoretical information. Then you will do with the presentation by which you will have the ability to use English at the same time explaining what you’ve learned. Learning by experience classes offer you to use English effectively and by this way, help you overcome your fears and prejudices.
For 500 years, City Rynok Square has been trade, political, cultural headquarters.We can say that the city is a heart of the historic beginning of the Europeanization.
50 unique architectural monuments surrounding the square are the work of a period extending to 16-20 th centuries. Rynok Square has protected its name since the 14th century. The asymmetrical building structures which are reminiscent of the medieval city center of Germany were built like ring. Poltv River Valley was choosen as a market square like a classic European city by The King of German colonists Kazimiersz III. Later on it was desired to build the city with the most innovative technologies with the request of Polish King. Craftsmen and builders were invited for the purpose from Germany.
Architectural beauty in Rynok Square was completed by the Italian and Austrian architects. Rynok Square and surrounding has been changed with many artists’ and architects’ ideas for centuries. With the participation of the different architectures, buildings in the city have the feelings such as : peace, condence as European Renaissance humanism has. Unique stone buildings reect various styles which are gathered around an idea.
Spacious interior architecture and asymmetric windows have different objectives to serve. The buildings asymmetrically constructed have good visual for the people passing in front of them. One of the places where you spend the most time in Lviv is probably here. The square is constantly vivid and it has musicians, artists, souvenir shops, theatrical events from time to time.
The Lviv Opera House is a structure built in the style of Neo-Renaissance square in 1901. It is one of Europe’s most beautiful theaters.
Designed by architect Zygmunt Gorgolewski, built at the beginning of the 20th century Lviv Grand Theatre was compared with Paris and Vienna opera houses made in That period. A man standing in front of the this magnicent building, can see the overwhelming power of art and feel the eternity in contrast to his temporary life. This building includes a variety of architectural styles in Europe. Front forms are too complex and diverse: columns, balustrades and niches lled with allegorical sculptures. Eight fairy statues are on the main cornice of the facade of the building. There are ten gures in ‘Joy and misery,’ composition.In the building’s facade, there are three bronze sculptures about drama comedy, tragedy. In the center there is Glory sculpture with palm branch in his hands. These sculptures were made by Lviv’s remarkable artists Popiel, Baroncz and Viytovych. The Lviv Opera House’s interior is as amazing as its exterior. The interior decoration is in gold, marble of different colors, embellished with decorative paintings and sculpture.
It is in the interwoven form of four squares. Capacity of the salon is more than a thousand people. Stage Curtain, decorative Parnassus (1900), represents the meaning of the allegorical image of life with painted gures by Henryk Siemiradzki Parnassos. Lviv Opera House hall has an excellent acoustics. In addition to famous opera and ballets of Ukraine, distinguished guest artists perform here.
THE DOMINICAN CHURC
The Dominican church is now The Greek Catholic Church full of original statues which are magnicent monuments of late baroque period.
Dominican monastery was founded in 13th century, at Ukraine Prince Lev Danylovych ‘s request as a small wooden structure. His Hungarian’s wife Princess Constance was a Catholic and the prince had made such a request that she can not be away from her religion. The church remained in the same place from the 15th century to the 18th century. But for a bride in 1559, a real war broke out in which heavy weapons and military strategies were used.
Tycoon Lukasz Gurka’s illegitimate wife (he believed so) Princess Halshk Ostrozk took refugee in monastery. Princess Halshk Ostrozk was Rzeczpospolita’s richest heirs. Lukasz Gurka set re to the monastery and on the opposite side of it. During military actions, the trade stopped in Lviv for several weeks. So the king lost his patience and ordered to stop the war. One of the major water pipe broke and that was the reason of the end of the war. Princess Halshk Ostrozk was delivered. The end of the church was bad. Because it was dismantled in 1748. Between the years 1748-1764 a new church was built in the late Baroque style.
The design of the church was built by military engineers and artillery generals Jan de Witt.The alabaster tombstone remained and protected from 260 years before from gothic church, was placed in the new church with the purpose to remind the old one. The original name of the church is “Soli Deo honor et gloria Dominican cathedral and monastery”.”Soli Deo honor et gloria” means God only honor and glory.
TOWN HALL TOWER
Town Hall Tower is located in Rynok Square and it’s at the top of the Lviv city hall. Although, it’s a bit difcult to go to the tower, it will be worth to see the scenery. There is a bell in the tower and you can see the bell tower mechanism while you are going up to the tower. Also,the coins thrown for wish.
Lychakiv Cemetery is protected as a historical and cultural museum. It occupies 40 hectares of land.
1786 in Lemberg (Lviv), the rst new Austrian government was ofcially established then Galicia and Lodomeri were capitals of Austria-Hungary Kingdom, The oldest gravestone belongs to 1675. There are 23 beautifully decorated chapels and tombs belonging to some of the wealthiest families in Lviv.
THE CITY ARMOURY
St. Michael ve Satan Arms Museum, City Armoury
IVAN FRANKO NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
We have sightseeing tours to Lviv’s oldest universities. It is an important trip for your education life.
LVIV POLYTECHNIC NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Lviv Polytechnic University is the biggest university of Lviv. It has been one of the most important science and technology development center of Eastern Europe
HIGH CASTLE PARK
HIGH CASTLE PARK is an old castle and also is a great observation hill that you can have bird’s-eye observation in Lviv. The observation hill is spectacular. The castle was ariticially constructed in 19th century on the highest hill (413 meters above sea level and approximately 130 meters of Lviv to honor Lublin Unity. Thus, in Lviv, it has achieved the observation hill house which can not be found in somewhere else in Europe.