Not speaking or reading the Russian language is one of the greatest challenges of living in Russia. To truly master the Russian language is a difficult and lengthy process and few people are afforded the luxury. However, help is at hand! The course will help you to avoid numerous difficulties in routine daily life by learning key pointers in a relaxed and entertaining environment and enabling you to get out, and about and enjoy your time here with more confidence. Upon completion of the course you will find Moscow life more exhilarating and less constraining and intimidating. The course is spread over 10 lessons, each covering a specific topic, and is developed for those who dont have time to spend hours on end on mastering the nuances of the Russian grammar, but simply want to feel more confident in a Russian-speaking environment.
The Survival Course covers the following topics:
1 Class: Understanding the alphabet, learning to read (syllables, simple words)
2 Class: Practising the reading skills (reading street signs)
3 Class: Introducing yourself
4 Class: Being polite (saying «hello», «good bye», «thank you» etc)
5 Class : Cafe/restaurant
6 Class: Asking for directions. Useful vocabulary: street, side-street, square
7.Class :Shopping: food, household. Useful vocabulary: fruit and vegetables, grocery, detergents
8 Class: Shopping: clothes, presents. Useful vocabulary: colours, sizes, clothes. You will learn to ask the shop assistant for help
9. Class: At the doctors/ pharmacy / first aid
10. Class: Talking about the weather
The lessons take part as online mini-group video conferences. Emphasis is on fun as well as learning valuable survival language skills, in Moscow!
The Russian Survival Course ( a new group for complete beginners) starts on the 14th September. The classes will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays 11.00-12.30h *Final schedule is to be discussed with all the interested participants.
Costs: 21 500 rub per person for the Course.
Please watch a video about the importance of understanding a foreign language and enjoy 😉