Academic Russian. Exam Preparation Course

Russian for University Study is a six-level course of the academic Russian language designed to prepare you for entry to Russian universities, visiting a Russian-speaking country for study purposes or passing the Russian language test. It focuses on developing your speaking, listening and writing skills, as well as vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation. In every class you will be provided with structured learning tasks, error correction, teacher guidance, and feedback.

 

One-to-one or mini-group Russian classes.

60-minute or 80-minute language sessions.

From Beginner to Advanced level.

2 or 3 times per week recommended.

What Will I Get From This Course?


You will learn how to read and write in Cyrillic and sound like a real Russian with proper pronunciation. You will be able to introduce yourself and talk about your family and friends. You will learn how to communicate with Russian people in the most typical situations in the university and in the city.

You will be able to talk about your everyday life, describe your lifestyle, hobbies, interests, and plans for future. You will orientate yourself in the city, read a map, street signs, and city advertisements. You will be able to shop and travel with basic Russian and understand simple conversations.

You will speak Russian more accurately and fluently, as well as socialize and network with Russians with greater confidence. You will talk about your job, profession, education and participate in conversations on the topics being of interest to you. You will also improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

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You will improve your skills in oral monologue and dialogue speech, as well as develop your reading and writing skills. You will know how to use the most important elements of Russian grammar in your everyday speech. You will be able to handle most life situations and feel comfortable in a Russian-speaking environment.

You will speak on a variety of topics, understand and maintain dialogues from everyday communication. You will learn more advanced words and phrases, get used to normal speed of usual conversational speech, and use Russian language effectively in academic sphere.

You will communicate fluently with native speakers in a wide range of cultural situations and educational sphere. You will deepen your knowledge of Russian culture, history, and literature. You will speak Russian fluently and socialize with Russians with a greater confidence.


Course Overview


Course Duration

 

Each level includes 80 hours (Intensive Course) or 120 hours (Normal Course).



Working Language


The lessons are conducted in Russian. Introductory topics and difficult aspects of Russian grammar are explained in English.



Requirements


Students will require Internet connection, Skype and Adobe Reader.

Lesson Structure


  • Speaking

    Skill Level: 95%
  • Reading

    Skill Level: 45%
  • Listening

    Skill Level: 50%
  • Writing

    Skill Level: 30%
  • Grammar

    Skill Level: 70%
  • Vocabulary

    Skill Level: 80%

Course Structure

Each level of this syllabus consists of 28 modules which include vocabulary, grammar and culture sections. You can take this course “as is” or ask your teacher to modify it according to your interests. Offered topics can be rearranged, removed or augmented with additional topics to suit your language goals and needs.

  • 1.Russian Alphabet & Phonetics

  • 15.Past Events & Routines

  • 2.Meeting People. Socializing

  • 16.Plans for the Future

  • 3.People and Their Jobs

  • 17.City Life. Going Out in the Evening

  • 4.Things people carry

  • 18.Money & Banking

  • 5.Family & Friends

  • 19.Safe Travel

  • 6.Food

  • 20.Student's Hostel. Accomodation

  • 7.Eating Out

  • 21.Buying Clothes

  • 8.Buying Food

  • 22.Hobbies & Interests

  • 9.Study & Daily Routines

  • 23.Holidays & Events

  • 10.Seasons & Weather

  • 24.Telephoning & Invitations

  • 11.Lifestyles

  • 25.Family Parties. Birthday

  • 12.At the University

  • 26.Free Time Activities

  • 13.Countries & Cities

  • 27.Health

  • 14.Nationalities & Languages

  • 28.Feelings and emotions

  • 1. Saying Hello

  • 15. Beauty Salon & Barber’s Shop

  • 2. Meeting People

  • 16. Getting around the City

  • 3. People & Jobs

  • 17. Seasons & Weather

  • 4. Things People Carry

  • 18. House. Student's Hostel

  • 5. Countries & Nationalities. Languages

  • 19. Traveling

  • 6. Everyday Life

  • 20. Vacations. Hotels

  • 7. Favorite Things

  • 21. Health & Fitness. Buying Medicine

  • 8. Family Ties

  • 22. Hobbies & Interests

  • 9. Study & Schedule

  • 23. Entertainment. Places to go

  • 10. Past & Future

  • 24. People & Relationships. Asking on Date

  • 11. At the University

  • 25. Russian Holidays

  • 12. Buying & Cooking Food

  • 26. Going to Someone’s House. Buying Gifts

  • 13. Going Out. Ordering Food

  • 27. Computer & Communications

  • 14. Shopping & Repair Services. Money

  • 28. Telephoning

  • 1. Meeting People. About Yourself

  • 15. Appointments & Arrangements

  • 2. Family & Relationships

  • 16. Technology & Communication

  • 3. Work & Careers

  • 17. Home Life

  • 4. Routines & Lifestyle

  • 18. Holidays & Free Time

  • 5. Life Events

  • 19. City Life

  • 6. Famous Russians

  • 20. Time Out

  • 7. Food. Eating Out

  • 21. Interests

  • 8. Healthy Lifestyle

  • 22. Travel & Tourism

  • 9. Fitness

  • 23. The Natural World

  • 10. Money Makers

  • 24. Seeing Old Friends

  • 11. Shopping

  • 25. Feelings & Emotions

  • 12. Describing Things

  • 26. Education

  • 13. Working Life

  • 27. Language Learning

  • 14. Small Talk

  • 28. Getting a Job

  • 1. Your Life

  • 15. Family Matters

  • 2. People

  • 16. Personal Experiences

  • 3. Study Life

  • 17. Education

  • 4. Food & Drink

  • 18. Money Matters

  • 5. Shopping

  • 19. A place to live

  • 6. City Life

  • 20. Fashion & Clothing

  • 7. Healthy Life

  • 21. Celebrities and the Media

  • 8. Cultural Events

  • 22. Communication

  • 9. Technology

  • 23. The World of Nature

  • 10. Life Changes. Moving House

  • 24. Expectations

  • 11. Priorities

  • 25. Turning Points

  • 12. Travel & Tourism

  • 26. Holidays

  • 13. Hotels

  • 27. Business & Finance

  • 14. Family Traditions

  • 28. Crime & Punishment

  • 1. Personality. Family

  • 15. Education & Work

  • 2. Feelings & Opinions

  • 16. Around the World

  • 3. Law & Order

  • 17. Crime & Punishment

  • 4. Politics

  • 18. Bureaucracy

  • 5. War & peace

  • 19. World Around Us

  • 6. Dealing with Money

  • 20. Business & Trade

  • 7. Charities

  • 21. World Religions

  • 8. Science & High Tech

  • 22. Cyberspace

  • 9. Children & Teenagers

  • 23. Standards of Living

  • 10. Global World

  • 24. The Media

  • 11. Sport

  • 25. Russian Cities

  • 12. Travel

  • 26. Russian Culture

  • 13. Russian Literature

  • 27. Household Jobs

  • 14. Feelings & Actions

  • 28. Idiomatic Expressions

  • 1. People & Relationships

  • 15. Working in Russia

  • 2. Education in Russia

  • 16. Russian Cuisine

  • 3. Russian Humor

  • 17. Exploring Russia

  • 4. Describing the World

  • 18. Health & Fitness

  • 5. Russian History

  • 19. Russian Politics

  • 6. War & Peace

  • 20. Russian Literature

  • 7. Russian Culture & Traditions

  • 21. Russian Media

  • 8. Russian Celebrities

  • 22. Shopping

  • 9. Leisure & Lifestyle

  • 23. Entertaining & Eating Out

  • 10. Russian Fashion

  • 24. Russian Home

  • 11. Russian Vacations

  • 25. Technology

  • 12. Behavior & Body Language

  • 26. Socializing & Networking

  • 13. The Language of Law

  • 27. Economy & Finance

  • 14. Personal Finance

  • 28. Idiomatic Language

  • 1. Polite & Informal Language

  • 14. Russian Meals

  • 2. Meeting & Greeting

  • 15. Dining Etiquette

  • 3. Body Language

  • 16. Russian Currency

  • 4. Russian Names. Titles & Addressing People

  • 17. Public Transport & Private Taxi

  • 5. Russian Family

  • 18. Russian Holidays

  • 6. Relationships & Communication

  • 19. Hotel Assistance

  • 7. Russian Mentality

  • 20. Visiting Etiquette

  • 8. Russian Etiquette Tips

  • 21. Gift Giving Traditions

  • 9. Russian Cuisine & Food Fashions

  • 22. Paying compliments

  • 10. Russian Places to Eat

  • 23. Giving toasts

  • 11. Table Manners

  • 24. Russian Culture

  • 12. Shop Etiquette

  • 25. Russian Customs and Traditions

  • 13. Dress Etiquette

  • 26. Russian Men & Women

What makes this course unique?


Native Teacher

You will take regular online lessons with a professional and experienced native Russian teacher.

Personalized training

You will have tailored e-learning program, which will help you to achieve your personal goals and needs.

Effective lessons

You will enjoy interactive and sociable lessons that use modern and communication-centered activities.

Real-Life Russian

You will learn how to speak Russian that natives use in real conversations and be immersed in the language right from the start.

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Cultural Awareness

You will get acquainted with culture tips, traditions and etiquette for different life situations.

Modern Educational Resources

All educational materials are FREE and provided by your teacher during a class.

 

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