Take your Russian to the next level with part 2 of our Intermediate course, taught over 10 weeks in January term.
No starting dates
Starting date to be confirmed
- Duration: 10 weeks (unconfirmed)
- Fees: £245 (unconfirmed)
- Location: Online (unconfirmed)
Russian Intermediate Part 2 Course overview
In part 2 you’ll learn how to talk about future celebrations and trips, explain various illnesses and talk about fashion. Grammar topics will include reflexive verbs and the passive voice, as well as cardinal numbers.
Over the 10 weeks, your tutor will use a range of innovative digital learning approaches, such as pronunciation explainer videos, to build confidence in your speaking and listening abilities. Russian books and short stories are also used to improve reading and comprehension skills.
This is the second of three intermediate modules, working towards CEFR B1 level
Who is it for?
Pick up your learning here if you have completed part 1 of the intermediate syllabus or studied Russian formally for 140 hours. You may have good and recent Russian GCSE or CEFR A2. Check the eligibility section.
Find out more about our Russian courses
This course takes place one evening a week at 18:30 for 10 weeks.
- High level of tutor contact time, due to small class sizes
- Get the lesson content in advance of the class so you can practice beforehand
- Gain a certificate from a highly regarded London university.
What will I learn?
By the end of this course you will be able to
- talk about more of your likes and dislikes
- plan celebrations and talk about trips
- explain various illnesses
- use vocabulary relating to fashion.
- reflexive verbs
- the passive voice
- the passive voice of reflective verbs
- cardinal numbers
- possible and impossible conditions
- indirect speech.
Assessment and certificates
You will be awarded an official City, University of London certificate on completion of the course if you attend over 70 per cent of the classes. The course is not formally accredited.
Any assessment will be informal to help you evaluate your own progress.
All our Russian courses are designed to develop your skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing the language. You will be actively participating in lessons, through role play, games and discussion.
Newspapers, literature, audio and video clips are used to support your learning, and to also introduce topics of cultural and political relevance.
This course is for you if you’ve already studied Russian for around 140 hours; can extract detailed information from articles or radio and video extracts and discern formal and informal language with the use of relative clauses.
Join us here if you:
- have completed part 1 of our Russian Intermediate course, or equivalent with another provider
- can communicate at CEFR A2 level, according to the Common European Framework of languages
- have a good and recent Russian GCSE.
You should already know:
- how to discuss your day, the weather and the seasons in depth
- how to make plans
- different forms of adjectives
- comparative and superlatives
- verbs of motion.
You will need a good level of spoken and written English to enrol on this course.