Online Russian courses

Russian for Beginners

Private and group lessons with professional native teachers

Your first lesson is free

Course introduction

Russian for beginners course is designed for students of zero level who want to learn the basics of the Russian language, learn to read and write, start speaking and composing short dialogs, master the basics of Russian grammar, the gender and number of nouns and the basics of the case and verb systems.

Communicative teaching is conducted with the use of a large amount of texbooks and grammar books with illustrative material. The course can be useful for tourists who are interested in a "survival course" before going to Russia. However, the necessary material is given to advance to the levels A1 and A2 of the European language portfolio. Auxiliary language is used during the lessons.

Teachers of the Russian for Beginners 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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    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 more
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    Alyona
    Speaks: English, Moldovan, Spanish
    Alyona is an experienced Russian language tutor. She offers both live and online (through Skype) Russian lessons to all interested read more
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    Elena
    Speaks: English, Ukrainian
    Elena is a specialist with extensive experience in Russian language tutoring. She offers Russian individual and group lessons to a read more
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    Dana
    Speaks: English, French, Latvian
    Dana is a qualified Russian teacher with a teaching degree. Her second mother tongue is Latvian. Dana has a wide experience read more
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    Aliona
    Speaks: English
    Aliona works as a Russian tutor at the Pushkin State Russian Language Institute, teaching groups of international students. Therefore, she read more
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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 more

Testimonials of our students

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

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Marcel,
Áustria

I have been working with Elena as a teacher of Russian as a foreign language for about 9 months now and I am fully satisfied with her professional skills and teaching style. Elena applies both a flexible style of teaching to accomodate the students individual goals as well ensures that relevant language competencies such as grammar, reading, writing, listening and pronunciation are developed holistically.

Elena creates an atmosphere in her lessons which is friendly and supportive but at the same time motivating for the student such that the goals in language learning are reached at a high pace.

I can fully recommend Elena as a teacher.

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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!

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Louise,
UK

I’ve been having Russian lessons with Russificate Language School for two months now and can safely say that I’m very happy I chose this school. Within a week of enquiring about lessons I was given a free trial lesson and my first paid lesson. It was so easy! Any queries I’ve had have been answered extremely quickly and the payment system is very secure and easy to use.

My teacher Olga Bondareva has chosen relevant and engaging materials and constructive teaching methods, which enable me to fulfil my aims of improving my grammatical accuracy and oral fluency. She gives me the opportunity to get much-needed speaking practice and effectively corrects my errors. From her lessons I’m gaining more and more confidence in my Russian language skills.

I highly recommend the Russificate Language School and Olga as a teacher.

Prices for Russian for Beginners 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 9 € 85 € Save 5 €
60-minute lessons 12 € 115 € Save 5 €
90-minute lessons 18 € 175 € Save 5 €
60 minutes 90 minutes
5 € 7.5 €

Free Russian lessons for beginners

  • Russian Communication Test: Beginner's Level

  • Saint Petersburg Tour Test

  • Moscow Tour Test

  • How well do you know Pushkin?

  • Russian Souvenirs Test

  • Russian Vocabulary Test: Weather

  • Verbs of Motion: Beginner Level

  • Personal and Possessive Pronouns: Beginner Level

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