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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    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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    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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    Irina Z.
    Speaks: Italian
    Teaching experience, since 2003 (17 years) Tutoring experience, since 2003 (17 years) Teaching at a children’s arts school, taught choir, ensemble, and read CV
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    Daria
    Speaks: Catalan, English, French, Spanish
    Daria is a qualified teacher of Russian as a foreign language with wide work experience and pedagogical education. She accepts read CV
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    Tatiana R.
    Speaks: English, German, Spanish, Swedish
    Tatiana is a certified Russian language teacher with extensive teaching experience. She has been teaching Russian for 7.5 years in read CV
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    Anna M.
    Speaks: English, French, German
    - Since 2011 Anna has been working as tour guide in Saint-Petersburg delivering tours in English, French and Russian read CV

Testimonials of our students

Not convinced yet? Please have a look at the testimonials recorded by 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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Marçal Marti,
Spain

I guarantee that your Russian will improve dramatically! My Russian was acceptable but I reached a point that I was not seeing any progress. After trying with different teachers without results I met Yulia and my Russian improved dramatically. Probably, the best Russian teacher I ever had.

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Mauricio Venegas,
Honduras

I have been very interested in the Russian language for many years, but always thought it sounded very strange and was extremely difficult and the truth is that in my country I could not find anyone reliable to teach me Russian, so I decided to look for a native speaker.

One day I watched a presentation from the Russian school Russificate on Youtube and then found it on the Internet.

I fully recommend it. I have not had the pleasure yet of having classes with Yulia, just an email exchange, but she has always been very friendly and dispelled all of my doubts.

I'm taking classes with a wonderful, talented teacher, Alyona Belikhina. She's just great, very patient, professional in explanations and has a good knowledge of the Russian language. She always exceeds my expectations of the lessons; I could not be more satisfied with my teacher. I would like to highlight some important points in her way of teaching and personality:

  1. Original teaching methods;
  2. Professional approach towards the student;
  3. All questions easily clarified;
  4. Friendly;
  5. Provides all the necessary materials to make the class more interactive.

For anyone who is looking to learn the Russian language in an organized, professional way, with the help of a top team, Russificate School is the certainly best choice and Alyona, the best teacher!

Prices for the course "Conversational Russian"

Private lessons

Lesson duration 1 lesson 10 lessons 20 lessons
30-minute lessons 10 € 95 €
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170 €
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45-minute lessons 14 € 135 €
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250 €
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60-minute lessons 18 € 175 €
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330 €
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90-minute lessons 25 € 245 €
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470 €
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Group lessons

Lesson duration 1 lesson 10 lessons
45-minute lessons 6 € 55 €
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60-minute lessons 7 € 65 €
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90-minute lessons 10 € 95 €
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Lessons start from 5.5 €!

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