Online Russian courses

Russian for Tourists

Private and group lessons with professional native teachers

Your first lesson is free

Course introduction

This Russian course is specially designed for students who would like to come to Russia as tourists and need to achieve basic communication skills in everyday situations: city orientation, at the hotel, buying souvenirs, personal information, etc.

Russian for Tourists course includes:

Grammar content:

Russian letters and sounds. Personal pronouns. Singular and plural number of nouns. Adjectives. Singular and plural number of adjectives. The Prepositional case. Basic verbs of motion (идти, ехать).The Genitive case. Verb conjugation, Present Tense. Verb conjugation, Future Tense. Verb Conjugation, Past Tense. The Accusative case: direct object. The Accusative case: animate. The Dative case with verbs and telling age. Basics of the Perfective and Imperfective aspects. Numbers. Some modal verbs.

Vocabulary content:

City orientation. In a restaurant. In a hotel. Calling on the phone. In the a shop. At the market. Buying souvenirs. In the hospital. Personal information (name, profession, workplace, nationality, language, hobby, address, phone number). Countries and nationalities. Seasons, months, days of the week. Time. Weather. Professions. Russian names.

Skills achieved:

After the Russian for Tourists course you will be able to:

  • Read the Cyrillic alphabet: street names, general city orientation, metro, small texts;
  • Ask the way;
  • Buy souvenirs, clothes and food in Russian shops;
  • Communicate in the hotel;
  • Order food in the restaurant;
  • Speak on the phone;
  • Speak with the doctor;
  • Tell your personal information;
  • Speak about time and weather.

Class materials used:

  • Караванова Н.Б. Говорите правильно! – М.: Русский язык. Курсы, 2004;
  • Трескова С.И. Акишина Т.Е. Русский язык за 10 дней. – М.: Русский язык, 2004.

Teachers of the Russian for Tourists 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.

  • Viktoria
    Speaks: English, Finnish, French
    Viktoria is a professional tutor of Russian as a foreign language with 10 years’ experience in teaching students of different read more
  • 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 more
  • 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 more
  • Pavel
    Speaks: English, French, Polish, Spanish
    Pavel is a certified Russian language teacher with pedagogical education and extensive teaching experience. He offers both live and online read more
  • 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
  • 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

Testimonials of our students

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

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Reinier Rojas,
Cuba

Maria Stoyanova is an excellent teacher. My first steps in the Russian language were very difficult because I had to start from scratch in a group of students who had been studying Russian for at least three years in their native countries. Maria proved to be a true professional from the beginning, as she showed excellent teaching skills, total commitment to her students, and a wonderful personality. This is an excellent combination to motivate even the most backward students. I would recommend Maria as many times as necessary. Maria Stoyanova, thanks for everything!

Marguerite,
France

Mikhail Yurievich was my tutor of the Russian language in 2014 during the first semester at the MSU in the name of Lomonosov. With him we studied the grammar rules and the spoken language at the same time; he understood that the grammar rules- are one thing, but the way that the Russian people speak, in which mode you can interact in Russian, which cliché phrases the Russians use, how to quickly deal with basic, political and philosophical situations, when you need to express your opinion and which songs all the Russian people know and sing- are completely different things and are very important.
We did written exercises and checked them during the lessons. Mikhail Yurievich always gave us dialogues- which in turn established discussions on many different topics, and so in this way all of the students in the group got the opportunity to speak their mind out loud, ask each other questions and so on. Mikhail Yurievich has achieved his goal; no-one was embarrassed or afraid to speak and, in my opinion, this is most important. Every student felt enough confidence to speak freely and to understand that it is possible! In conclusion, I believe that Mikhail Yurievich is a great tutor!

Prices for Russian for Tourists 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 €

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