Online Russian courses

Conversational Russian

Private and group lessons with professional native teachers

Your first lesson is free

Course introduction

This Conversational Russian Course seeks to provide an intensive speaking immersion to students of all levels, starting from everyday situations and moving on to formal communication.

A1 Level (30 hours)

A1 Level of Conversational Russian Course covers following topics:

  • How can I provide personal information about me and other people;
  • How can I describe some events in the past;
  • How can I give and receive a phone number and an address;
  • How can I describe my family;
  • How can I describe the weather;
  • How can I speak about my hobbies.

A2 Level (30 hours)

A2 Level of Conversational Russian Course covers following topics:

  • How can I describe my flat;
  • How can I order food in a restaurant;
  • How can I buy food in a supermarket;
  • How can I describe my daily routine;
  • How can I buy food;
  • How can I talk about date and time;
  • How can I describe my health;
  • How can I describe a person;
  • How can I describe basic emotions and states.

Level B1 (40 hours)

B1 Level of Conversational Russian Course covers following topics:

  • How can I ask the way;
  • How can I buy a metro ticket;
  • How can I buy a plane ticket;
  • How can I speak on the phone;
  • How can I book a room in a hotel;
  • How can I buy tickets to the theatre, cinema and circus;
  • How can I describe objects;
  • How can I describe a trip;
  • How can I speak with a doctor;
  • How can I buy medicines;
  • How can I send a letter or a parcel;
  • How can I describe natural phenomena;
  • How can I describe emotions and states in detail.

Level B2 (40 hours)

B2 Level of Conversational Russian Course covers following topics:

  • How can I handle a job interview;
  • How can I describe the school and university system in Russia and in my country;
  • How can I describe technical problems at home or in a hotel and ask for help;
  • How can I describe my favorite food and understand recipes;
  • How can I open a bank account;
  • How can I choose a tour in a tourist agency;
  • How can I give a detailed description of a person;
  • How can I describe computer problems and ask for help.

Level C1 (30 hours)

C1 Level of Conversational Russian Course covers following topics:

  • How can I describe a person, an object or a situation using some slang words and expressions (everyday Russian words and expressions and phraseology);
  • How can I describe and analyze a specific historical or a literature phenomenon;
  • How can I speak on the phone (advanced level);
  • How can I describe a business situation.

Level C2 (30 hours)

C2 Level of Conversational Russian Course covers following topics:

  • How can I describe and compare a political or an economic situation;
  • How can I give my opinion about different events and phenomena;
  • How can I organize a debate and participate in it.

Class materials used

  • Караванова Н.Б. Говорите правильно! – М.: Русский язык. Курсы, 2004;
  • Говорим по-русски без переводчика. – М.: Флинта, Наука, 2009;
  • Максимова А.Л. Месяц в России. – СПб: Златоуст, 2011;
  • Одинцова И.В. Что Вы сказали? – СПб: Златоуст, 2003;
  • Аннушкин В.И., Акишина А.А., Жаркова Т.Л. Знакомиться легко, расставаться трудно. – М.: Флинта-Наука, 2004;
  • Короткова О.Н., Одинцова И.В. Загадай желание. – СПб: Златоуст, 2006;
  • Попова Т., Юрков Е. Поговорим. – СПб: Златоуст, 2000;
  • Володина Г.И. А как об этом сказать? – М.: Русский язык, 2003;
  • Videos, texts and images from the Internet;
  • Blog materials: www.learnrussianweb.com.

Teachers of the Conversational Russian course

Our online Russian school Russificate is made up of a collective of highly experienced Russian teachers who believe in using cutting edge technology to facilitate language learning. Our teachers strive to provide high quality yet affordable Russian lessons.

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    Julia
    Speaks: English, Italian, Lithuanian
    Julia is a professional teacher of Russian as a Foreign Language with 10 years’ experience in teaching students of all read CV
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    Valeria G.
    Speaks: English
    Valeria has a wide experience in working with students of different backgrounds and different levels of the language, working in read CV
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    Alexandra
    Speaks: English, Italian
    Alexandra is a certified Russian language tutor with extensive teaching experience. She has been teaching Russian for more than 17 read CV
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    Maria
    Speaks: English, Turkish
    Maria is a professional teacher of Russian as Foreign Language with more than 10 years experience in teaching students of read CV
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    Svetlana
    Speaks: English, French, Spanish
    Svetlana is a professional Russian as a foreign language teacher with a great deal of experience and an educational background read CV
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    Yulia
    Speaks: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
    Yulia has been offering Russian classes via Skype since 2005. In 2005-2013 she worked in the Spanish Embassy in Moscow, giving read CV

Testimonials of our students

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Adriana Romano,
Brazil

Yulia is a diligent, interested and accomplished teacher. Working as a translator and teacher myself, it´s easy to see just how prepared, bighearted, and engaged she is. She very intently contributes to her students´ growth. There is a great assortment of interesting resources she kindly makes available on Russificate, as well as constant posts on language and culture and new exercises. By the replies on her page, I know I´m not the only student advancing. She is, indeed, very considerate and devoted to this project. Having family roots in Russia, I´m very glad Yulia is helping me better understand part of my cultural heritage. She´s been teaching me for about six months, and I think of her as a friend already. I find her truly inspiring.

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Sean,
Finland

I have been very impressed with the teaching of Tatiana Martin during our Skype lessons over the past 6 months. The lessons are easy to arrange, with a lot of flexibility with times and dates, and this has meant lessons can easily fit my schedule. More importantly, the lessons have been interesting and useful, with a range of engaging materials and topics and lots of suggestions for follow up individual study. This has really maximised my study time and enabled me to improve my overall fluency in a short period. Tatiana is a really competent teacher with a great understanding of pedagogic issues, which really instils a lot of confidence in the student, but on top of that she is also a really open and friendly person. Highly recommended.

All in all, the lessons were easy to organise and the school very professional. Paying for the lessons in blocs was no trouble with Yulia and the school's administration giving prompt replies to all my emails. It was really straightforward.

Prices for Conversational Russian course

Lesson duration 1 lesson 10 lessons 20 lessons
30-minute lessons 10 € 95 € Save 5 € 170 € Save 30 €
45-minute lessons 14 € 135 € Save 5 € 250 € Save 30 €
60-minute lessons 18 € 175 € Save 5 € 330 € Save 30 €
90-minute lessons 25 € 245 € Save 5 € 470 € Save 30 €
Lesson duration 1 lesson 10 lessons
45-minute lessons 5 € 45 € Save 5 €
60-minute lessons 7 € 65 € Save 5 €
90-minute lessons 10 € 95 € Save 5 €
60 minutes 90 minutes
5 € 7.5 €

Lessons start from 4.5 €!

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