Intensive Russian language course for Beginners (A1+)

You have studied Russian before, but have forgotten it? This course is for you!

REFRESH YOUR RUSSIAN SKILLS with us by speaking, listening, reading and writing!

After this course, you will:

  • understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a certain type;
  • be able to introduce yourself and others, and to ask/answer questions about personal details;
  • interact in a simple way.

Level: A1 (false beginners)

4 weeks – 12 online classes, 90 minutes each (3 classes per week)
MON* & WED & FRI, 10:00-11:30 MSK
*March 08 is a holiday

We use the video conference platform ZOOM. Every participant can speak and listen to each other.

Teacher: Daria Kotelnikova
Daria started teaching the Russian language to foreign students in 2001. In 2007-2008, Daria participated in the international project “Judicial, Cultural and Linguistic Cooperation between Europe and Russia” organized by Derzhavin Institute in cooperation with the Russian Law Academy. Diploma in Russian as a Foreign Language from St. Petersburg State University. Officially certified TORFL (Test of Russian as a Foreign Language) tester: TEL, TBL, TORFL 1,2 (2010).


Week 1. Food and eating habits, numbers, ordering in a restaurant
You can describe what you like and what you don’t like using the Accusative case.
You can ask and understand the food price.
Dates: March 01, 03, 05

Week 2. The place I live. Best place to be on holidays
You can describe where you live using the Prepositional case.
You can describe places you like to be on holidays using adjectives.
Dates: March 10, 12, 15

Week 3. Conversation topics we like to talk about. Free time activities
You can describe your hobbies and interests.
You can express your opinion.
You can explain why you like or dislike doing something using the verbs играть в/на, заниматься, кататься.
Dates: March 17, 19, 22

Week 4. Making plans. My daily routine and habits before and during the Coronavirus
You can discuss plans with other people (what to do, where to go, and when to meet) using days of the week and the verbs of motion идти – ходить.
You can describe where you used to go and where you go now.
Dates: March 24, 26, 29


1 week – 69 EUR/week
2-4 weeks – 65 EUR/week


  • Access: 1 week – 69/65 EUR

  • Level: A1+

  • Dates: from 01.03 until 29.03.2021

  • Timetable: Monday & Wednesday & Friday 10:00-11:30 Moscow time
    (6 academic hours/week)

  • Teacher: Дарья Котельникова

I liked how the course was conversation focused and allowed each student to speak and participate while learning conversational Russian.
Nina Potter, USA

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