Russian Grammar Lessons

This course is designed for learners who want to refresh their Russian grammar skills and improve their fluency and accuracy in using Russian for academic or professional purposes. It provides the complex study of fundamental elements of Russian phonetics, grammar, lexicon, and syntax. The course covers the most essential and “tricky” topics in basic, intermediate and advanced Russian grammar such as usage of cases and imperfective and perfective verb aspects.


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

60-minute or 80-minute language sessions.

From Pre-Intermediate to Advanced level.

2 or 3 times per week recommended.

What Will I Get From This Course?

You will learn how to use Russian grammar in real-life situations.

You will be able to pronounce and write Russian words without mistakes.

You will know how to conjugate Russian nouns, adjectives and pronouns correctly.


You will understand how to use Imperfective and Perfective Verb Aspects.

You will learn how to form Russian participles and gerunds.

You will understand how to use Imperative and Subjunctive Moods.

You will be able to form simple and complex Russian sentences.


You will learn how to form Russian words using suffixes and prefixes.

Course Overview

Course Duration


From 10 to 60 lessons depending on your language goals and personal needs.

Working Language

The lessons are conducted in Russian. Difficult aspects of Russian grammar can be explained in English.


Students will require Internet connection, Skype and Adobe Reader.

Lesson Structure

  • Speaking

    Skill Level: 60%
  • Reading

    Skill Level: 70%
  • Listening

    Skill Level: 50%
  • Writing

    Skill Level: 80%
  • Grammar

    Skill Level: 95%
  • Vocabulary

    Skill Level: 80%

Course Structure

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

  • 1. Nouns and Gender. Singular And Plural

  • 2. The declension of nouns

  • 3. The Nominative Case Of Nouns, Adjectives & Pronouns

  • 4. The Genitive Case Of Nouns, Adjectives & Pronouns

  • 5. The Dative Case Of Nouns, Adjectives & Pronouns

  • 6. The Accusative Case Of Nouns, Adjectives & Pronouns

  • 7. The Instrumental Case Of Nouns, Adjectives, Pronouns

  • 8. The Prepositional Case Nouns, Adjectives & Pronouns

  • 9. Long & Short Adjectives. Comparatives & Superlatives

  • 10. Possessive Pronouns in all cases & genders

  • 11. Adverbs

  • 12. Asking Questions

  • 13. Reflexive Verbs With The Ending -Ся

  • 14. Reflexive Pronouns свой, себя

  • 15. Demonstrative Pronouns этот, тот

  • 16. Speaking about unknown objects

  • 17. Quantity. Cardinal And Ordinal Numbers

  • 18. Verbs: Tenses And Aspects

  • 19. Imperative Mood of verbs.

  • 20. Verbs Of Position

  • 21. Verbs Of Motion

  • 22. Directions and Places

  • 23. Figurative use of the verbs of motion

  • 24. Verbs Of Motion With Prefixes

  • 25. Speaking About Time

  • 26. Possession, Presence And Absence

  • 27. Possible, Necessary, Forbidden

  • 28. Must, Need, Have To

  • 1. Adjectival Pronouns весь, каждый, всякий, любой

  • 2. Double Negatives no one, nothing, never

  • 3. Requests, orders, advice, prohibition

  • 4. Permissions and possibilities

  • 5. Identification Of A Person Or An Object

  • 6. Speaking about equality

  • 7. Reason and Consequence

  • 8. Contrast and Concession

  • 9. Physical And Emotional States

  • 10. Conjunctions

  • 11. The Structure Of Complex Sentence

  • 12. The Relative Pronoun which in all cases and genders

  • 13. Cause and Effect

  • 14. Purpose and reason. Constructions with чтобы

  • 15. The Condition, Possibility And Wishes

  • 16. Reported Speech

  • 17. Active and passive voices of verbs

  • 18. Negation. Use of particles не and ни

  • 19. Short forms of adjectives

  • 20. Possessive adjectives

  • 21. The agreement of cardinal numerals, nouns, and adjectives

  • 22. Declension of complex and compound numerals

  • 23. The fractions

  • 24. The collective numerals

  • 25. The Pronouns оба/обе

  • 26. The pronoun сам and самый

  • 1. The Participle

  • 2. Active Present Participles and Active Past Participles

  • 3. Passive Present Participles and Passive Past Participles

  • 4. Participial constructions

  • 5. The gerund and the gerundial constructions

  • 6. Styles of Speech

  • 7. Verbal nouns in the meaning of action

  • 8. Declension of cardinal numbers

  • 9. Expression of time

  • 10. Expression of purpose and cause in a simple sentence

  • 11. Expression of condition, concession, and comparison

  • 12. Expression of negation

  • 13. Expression of uncertainty

  • 14. Complex Sentences

  • 15. Sentences without grammatical subject

  • 16. The infinitive sentences

  • 17. Parenthetical words and constructions

  • 18. Word order

  • 19. Permission, Prohibition, Recommendation, Obligation, and Ability

  • 20. Ability, Recommendation, and Various Degrees of Certainty

  • 21. Obligation and Necessity

  • 22. Desirability

  • 23. Word formation

  • 24. The particles

  • 25. Noun suffixes

  • 26. Diminutive suffixes

  • 27. The formation of adjectives

  • 28. Verbs with prefixes

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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.


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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