Courses in Russian

Russian mentality

Private and group lessons with professional native teachers

Your first lesson is free!

Course introduction

Students will understand some of the concepts and images which are important for Russians, for example, how different animals are perceived in Russia, how the Russian traditional wooden house was arranged, the construction of a Russian stove and the nature and purpose of fairy tales. The course makes use of extensive illustrative material.

Teachers of the course "Russian mentality"

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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    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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    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 CV
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    Valeria G.
    Speaks: English
    Valeria has a wide experience in working with students of different backgrounds and different levels of the language, working in 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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    Tatiana S.
    Speaks:
    Tatiana is a teacher of Russian language and literature with 24 years of experience as a school teacher. Tatiana worked as read CV
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    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 CV

Testimonials of our students

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

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Jivorad,
Serbia

I have heard many good things about Mikhail Yurievich from my course-mates during my first year at the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Viennese University. In the summer semester 2014 I had the opportunity to meet him personally during my exchange at the MSU in the name of Lomonosov in Moscow. For me it was a big surprise, as I did not expect to meet a lecturer in Moscow who has worked earlier in Vienna. Mikhail Yurievich established himself as a literate lecturer, perfectly knowing his subject, possessing modern knowledge and skills in the area of pedagogy, psychology and methods of teaching. He thoroughly approached the choice of the contents of the course, responsibly regarded the choice of tasks set for the students. Lectures were always led in an interactive form. Mikhail Yurievich built connections with the students, taking into consideration their individual and age related qualities. I especially enjoyed that with him we studied not only the literary language but also the speaking language, which is very important in the everyday life in Moscow. Also the discussion topics were very interesting and we had the opportunity to get to know a lot about each other.
The materials used by Mikhail Yurievich were not only interesting and helpful, but also very well developed didactically, due to the fact that he always, for example, tried to put the stress into the spoken word and explain everything in Russian instead of just translating into English.
The atmosphere in the lessons was fantastic, no-one was afraid to speak in Russian, even if they made mistakes. Mikhail Yurievich always found ways to correct mistakes without offending anyone. Studying with Mikhail Yurievich does not only mean language improvement but also a good time pass and a great mood. I definitely recommend lessons with him!!

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Tankut,
Turkey

In summer 2012, I took private Russian lessons from Vika. I was impressed with her method of teaching and the quality of the materials she provided. I studied with the book she wrote, which is comprehensive and modern. I strongly recommend her as a teacher of Russian.

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Anita,
Slovakia

Mikhail Yurievich is one of the best tutors of Russian as a second language that I have met during the time of my studying it.
He is well and honestly prepared for the lessons, bringing own (author’s) materials to every lesson for reading and discussing, grammar exercises, lexical exercises (including the typical cliché phrases from the speaking language and slang) and dialogues for the development of speech. Among the materials there are also practice and visualisation of the correct pronunciation, which is absent in the typical textbooks of Russian as a second language, although it is especially important for the foreigners.
With this combination of the different didactic methods, Mikhail Yurievich, systematically develops all 4 language competencies in all types of students. He is an experienced tutor, who actively and constructively uses own knowledge of the language problems, connected with the interference of the students’ mother tongue.
Mikhail Yurievich’s lessons are always led in a good mood and in a pleasant atmosphere. With his natural charm and a good sense of humour, he finds common ground and understanding with every student, and also ways to motivate students in discussions of any topic. During the discussion, the student forgets that he is speaking a foreign language; in this way eventually eliminating the language barriers and fear of mistakes. On the other hand, thanks to his wide range of interests he is prepared to lead the lesson on any topic that interests the student; and to answer any questions connected with the history and the culture of Russia.
Work with Mikhail Yurievich is always interesting and helpful!

Prices for the course "Russian mentality"

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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