Online Russian courses

Russian Literature

Private and group lessons with professional native teachers

Your first lesson is free

Course introduction

This course is aimed at Russian language students at the B2-C1 level who are interested in Russian literature and the history of Russian literature of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as in contemporary Russian literature. If adapted texts are used, however, then a teacher could work with a student at the B1 level as well.

In the lessons students are introduced to the most significant works of Russian writers, both poetry and prose, in chronological order.

The average course comprises 30 hours, however it may be extended according to a student’s wishes.

The teacher will acquaint students with the biographies of authors as well as the historical contexts surrounding the creation of each work. During the lessons the teacher helps students analyse each work while drawing students’ attention to the lexical and grammatical particularities of the text. The course is accompanied by videos connected to the topic of the lessons.

Сlass materials used:

  • Works of Russian writers and poets in the original language;
  • Books from the series “Zlatoust Library”;
  • Kulibina, N. Читаем стихи русских поэтов (Reading the works of Russian poets). – Saint Petersburg: Златоуст, 2008;
  • От Пушкина до Бродского. Антология русской поэзии XIX-XX веков. (From Pushkin to Brodsky. Anthology of Russian Poetry 19th-20th centuries). – Saint Petersburg, 1999;
  • Alexandrova, A., Kuzmich, I., Melenteva, T. Непропавшие сюжеты (Everlasting Stories). – Moscow: Russian, 2006;
  • Chekhov’s Humorous Short Stories. –Moscow: Russian, 1989.
  • Wachtel, M. The Cambridge Introduction to Russian Poetry. Cambridge, 2008;
  • Video materials featuring the biographies of Russian authors and their works.

Teachers of the Russian Literature 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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    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
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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 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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    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
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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 more
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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 more

Testimonials of 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!

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Valentina,
Italy

I met Alexandra three years ago. At that time I was a post-graduate student at the Catholic University of Milan and I was conducting research for my doctoral dissertation in Moscow. I approached a Russian language school because I wanted to improve my spoken Russian, and I registered for individual classes with Alexandra. She is an extremely competent teacher – friendly, with an excellent command of her subject. Perhaps most of all I appreciated the fact that she was interested in linguistics, and we could discuss some of the topics that I was examining as part of my research. I still have the book by M. Kronhouse that she gave me!

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Christophe,
Switzerland

I was struggling to learn Russian on my own when I discovered Yulia's Russian lessons on Skype. As a Russian beginner I highly recommend her lessons. She keeps a good balance between theory and practice, she uses several different materials yet she keeps the teaching focused to your personal progress. She can adapt the lessons to your particular level and needs. She not only is a very qualified and experienced teacher, she has a talent for it!

Prices for Russian Literature 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
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