Part 1 of our Russian Lower Intermediate course can help you to communicate with more confidence and fluency in a wider range of real-life scenarios, in just 10 weeks.
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- Duration: 10 weeks (unconfirmed)
- Fees: £245 (unconfirmed)
- Location: Online (unconfirmed)
Russian Lower Intermediate Part 1 Course overview
\dPart 1 teaches you how to talk about where you live, discuss your likes and dislikes, and describe your favourite leisure activities. It will also introduce you to new grammar structures, including plural nouns and adverbs. You’ll learn colloquial phrases so you can have more realistic conversations with Russian natives.
Each week, you’ll receive course material and video in advance and prepare a portfolio of dialogues and scenarios which you can tailor according to your learning.
This course is the first part of the Russian lower intermediate syllabus, working towards CEFR A2 level. Part 1 allows you to get a feel for learning at the next level without committing to the full year.
Who is it for?
To join you should be able to communicate at CEFR A1 Level of Russian (approximately 60 hours of formal study). Check the eligibility section below for more information.
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This course takes place one evening a week at 18:30 for 10 weeks.
- Enrol on part 1 without the commitment of the full year
- Access the lesson content in advance to prepare and practice
- Evening classes aimed to fit around work and busy schedules.
What will I learn?
By the end of this course you will be able to
- identify colours
- talk about what you wear
- discuss likes and dislikes
- explain where you live
- talk about your favourite leisure activities.
- plural nouns
- genitive plural nouns
- accusative singular of adjectives
- nominative and accusative plural of adjectives.
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.
Games are used to help you practice verbs and you’ll work in small groups to write short stories.
Newspapers, audio and video clips will be used in class to help you learn more about Russian culture, economics and politics.
If you’ve already studied Russian for around 60 hours and are confident with the Russian alphabet and Cyrillic script, this course is for you.
It is the right level if you:
- have completed our full Russian beginners syllabus, or equivalent course elsewhere
- can communicate at A1 level, according to the Common European Framework of languages.
You should already know:
- instrumental singular of nouns
- nouns in dative, instrumental and prepositional plural
- declension of personal pronouns
- how to talk about your job, order food and buy clothes.
Not quite the right level? Check out our other Russian courses.
You will need a good level of spoken and written English to enrol on this course.