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.

Course details

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 course "Conversational Russian"

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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    Tatiana Mar.
    Speaks: English, Finnish
    Tatiana is a certified Russian language teacher with a strong professional background. She has worked at the Saint Petersburg State read CV
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    Ekaterina
    Speaks: English
    Ekaterina is an experienced Russian language teacher with a diploma in online tutoring. She has taught Russian at the Pushkin read CV
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    Tatiana L.
    Speaks: English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish
    Tatiana is a qualified teacher of Russian as a foreign language with a wide work experience in the field. She read CV
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    Natalia
    Speaks: English, Spanish, Ukrainian
    Natalia is a qualified tutor of Russian as a second language. She has been teaching Russian for about 10 years read CV
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    Ksenia S.
    Speaks: English
    2018-present, teaching history at the Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management; 2017-present, teaching history at the Municipal Autonomous General Education read CV
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    Natalia T.
    Speaks:
    Artist and ceramicist. Teacher of clay modelling since 2000 at children’s art studios “Harmonia” and “Sunny” (Yalta) and at the read CV

Testimonials of our students

Not convinced yet? Please have a look at the testimonials recorded by our students:

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Fred,
Canada

Most Russian teachers out there claim that they are very excellent teachers with so many years of experience in their bags, but in fact they are only natives with no real teaching background. However, with Yulia, it is a whole new ball game. She's a native Russian teacher and she really know how to teach her mother tongue properly. Also, she's completing all her teaching with many excellent exercises, which in my own opinion, help quite a lot to assimilate knowledge. I highly recommend her! I wish I would have known her sooner.

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Angela,
Cyprus

I wanted to reach out to thank Viktoria deeply for the Russian classes that we had together. Whilst at this time my schedule is not enabling me to continue with the classes, to my deep disappointment, the classes we had together were very useful and I do hope to restart again.
As a student at the very earliest level of learning Russian, Viktoria's methodology and approach was highly effective to my needs. I found her approach to be very effective and feel that she prepares a student to learn in a very holistic way, ensuring that the basis of the language learning is covered and providing strong foundations to really learn Russian in a professional manner. I also found her approach to be highly motivating and encouraging to me. Even though the classes were conducted remotely, I did not feel the 'distance' in my learning, due to her motivational approach and personal attitude towards teaching.
I hope that soon I will be able to continue with my classes, but in the meantime, I thank her for the knowledge shared with me and wish her all the best in bringing language skills to others!
Best regards,

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Yuki,
Japan

I've been taking online lessons from Alexandra for about four years on and off. I am interested in Russian literature and thus have watched video lectures on literature, written summaries of them, and read various literary texts with her. Alexandra is an excellent teacher and a truly intellectual person. She always clarifies my questions, explains to me the differences between similar expressions, and shares with me her accurate and logical interpretations of the videos/texts. This process greatly helps me gain new perspectives on the videos/texts and understand the world of Russian literature more deeply. I would also like to express my gratitude for Yulia, the director of the school, who is prompt, understands my needs very well, and introduced me to the wonderful teacher Alexandra.

Prices for the course "Conversational Russian"

Private lessons

Lesson duration 1 lesson 10 lessons 20 lessons
30-minute lessons 10 € 95 € 9.5€ per lesson
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170 € 8.5€ per lesson
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45-minute lessons 14 € 135 € 13.5€ per lesson
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250 € 12.5€ per lesson
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60-minute lessons 18 € 175 € 17.5€ per lesson
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330 € 16.5€ per lesson
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90-minute lessons 25 € 245 € 24.5€ per lesson
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470 € 23.5€ per lesson
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Group lessons

Lesson duration 1 lesson 10 lessons
45-minute lessons 5 € 45 € 4.5€ per lesson
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60-minute lessons 7 € 65 € 6.5€ per lesson
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90-minute lessons 10 € 95 € 9.5€ per lesson
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