Russian is the native language of some 150 million Russian citizens and is one of the languages of the UN.
Learning Russian can open the door to Russia’s rich tradition of literature, art, culture and music. Russia is an exotic and fascinating country and it offers a lot of opportunities for foreign travellers. Learning just a little Russian will help you meet all sort of fascinating people and make the most of every moment of your visit.
We offer Russian at the following levels:
- Russian Level 1 (CEFR Level A1.1)
- Russian Level 2 (CEFR Level A1.2)
- Russian Level 3 (CEFR Level A2.1)
- Russian Level 4 (CEFR Level A2.2)
- Russian Level 5 (CEFR Level B1.1)
- Russian Level 6 (CEFR Level B1.1)
- Russian Level 7 (CEFR Level B2+)
Evening Language Courses at Regent's take place once a week for a period of 8-10 weeks, and will always occur on the same day and at the same time each week.
Please be aware that this is not a degree level programme.
We have three intakes per year, detailed below:
The Spring intake lasts 10 weeks. Dates for Spring 2020:
|Spring Term 2020||Time||Day||Start Date||End Date|
|Level 1||18:30 - 20:30||Tuesday||04/02/2020||07/04/2020|
|Level 2||18:30 - 20:30||Thursday||06/02/2020||09/04/2020|
Summer courses will be taught fully online and last 8 weeks. Dates for Summer 2020:
|Summer Term 2020||Time||Day||Start Date||End Date|
|Level 1||18:30 - 20:30||Tuesday||12/05/2020||03/07/2020|
|Level 2||18:30 - 20:30||Wednesday||13/05/2020||04/07/2020|
The Autumn intake lasts 10 weeks. Start dates for Autumn 2020 are yet to be confirmed.
We offer Russian at a variety of different proficiency levels.
If you already have some knowledge of the language but don’t know which level of study would be most suitable for you, click here to take a placement test. Our team will grade your answers and suggest the correct class for you to attend.
If you would like to request more details about the courses, please get in touch with us to request more information. You can email the team at [email protected]
Each level of Russian tuition that we offer is detailed below.
|Russian Level 1 (CEFR Level A1.1)||This course is for students with no or very little knowledge of the language. After successful completion of this course you will have grasped the basics the language. You will also be able to have simple interactions and exchange basic personal information, including your likes and dislikes.|
|Russian Level 2 (CEFR Level A1.2)||This course is for students with some previous experience of the language. After successful completion of this course you will be able to engage in simple conversation on everyday and familiar topics, exchange information about yourself and your routine, your interests and plans, travel and shopping.|
|Russian Level 3 (CEFR Level A2.1)||This course is for students who have a good knowledge of the basics of the language. At the end of this course you will be able to communicate with increased fluency and accuracy, talk about past experiences and future events, make suggestions and requests, and operate successfully in personal, social and some professional situations.|
|Russian Level 4 (CEFR Level A2.2)||You have studied the language before and have a good knowledge that enables you to communicate in standard situations, including talking about past events and the future. By the end of the course you will be able to communicate with greater fluency and accuracy on everyday topics and in routine situations in personal, social and business contexts.|
|Russian Level 5 (CEFR Level B1.1)||Students who join this course will have a good understanding of the language, knowledge of the grammatical structures and an emerging vocabulary. At the end of the course students will be able to use the language confidently to communicate with native speakers, engage in debates, use more sophisticated structures, and read and understand some authentic written and oral texts.|
|Russian Level 6 (CEFR Level B1.2)||Students who join this course will have a good command of the language and its grammatical structures and vocabulary. At the end of the course students will be able to use the language with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, engage in debates, use more sophisticated structures, and read and understand authentic written and oral texts.|
|Russian Level 7 (CEFR Level B2+)||Students who join this course will have a very good command of the language, knowledge of complex grammatical structures and a wide-ranging vocabulary. At the end of the course students will be able to use the language fluently, flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Student will practise summarising information, reconstructing arguments and presenting coherently. Students will be able to read and understand a wide range of complex, authentic written and oral texts on both concrete and abstract topics.|
Our next Russian classes will take place in Summer 2020.
You can find more information below. Please note that courses take place on the same day and at the same time every week.
Book a place on your chosen course by clicking 'Book Now'.
Russian Level 1
Start Date: 12 May 2020
End Date: 3 July 2020
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Russian Level 2
Start Date: 13 May 2020
End Date: 4 July 2020
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
£250 - 10 weeks
£200 - 8 weeks
£250 - 10 weeks
Spring term will begin on w/c 11 May. Classes take place once a week for a period of 8 weeks, and will always occur on the same day each week.
We offer a placement test for those unsure of their level. Our team will grade your answers and suggest the correct class for you to attend.
Our courses are taught by native speakers and class sizes are typically between 6 - 15 students.