Levels of learning of the Russian language
The courses I offer are designed to make the student proficient in all four
areas of language: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Below is a list of what you can expect to learn at any
given level of study.
These are merely outlines of what I teach. Your course will be tailored to suit
your individual needs. You may begin at the level that makes you comfortable,
and we will proceed at a pace that is right for you.
Russian Level 1 - Introductory
The introductory program has been designed for students possessing zero
knowledge of Russian and for those who know just a few words.
Stage 1: You will be introduced to the Russian alphabet and about 300 new
words. We will study basic grammar and work on competent pronunciation,
spelling, and reading. You will be able to understand colloquial and written
Russian connected with household situations and real events occurring in daily
Stage 2: We will continue to practice the vocabulary and grammar introduced in
the first stage, and begin to study verb tenses and the case system. You will
learn over 300 more new expressions, and you will be able to understand Russian
speech and reply more quickly.
Russian Level 2 - Basic
The basic program has been designed to allow students who have passed the
introductory stage to accelerate their knowledge of the Russian language. The
course includes cases, verbs of motion, prefixed verbs of motion, verbal
aspects, complex sentences, direct and indirect speech.
Stage 1: You will improve your vocabulary in the sphere of everyday situations
as we cover more than 400 new expressions. Thus verbs of the perfective and
imperfective aspects, adverbs, pronouns, adjectives, and nouns are all actively
used in speech. After this stage you will understand a significant amount of
grammar, and you will begin to speak more quickly.
Stage 2: At this stage you will learn most of the rules of grammar (including
degrees of comparison, participles, participial constructions, and verbal
adverb constructions). You will be able to understand the gist of the
information heard on TV or read in the newspaper.
Stage 3: Your conversation will become very active, and you will be able to
speak even more quickly. You will understand almost all the rules of grammar.
We will read and discuss adapted texts from Russian authors.
Russian Level 3 - Intermediate
The intermediate program is for students who have grasped the basic lessons and
are ready to perfect their understanding of the Russian language.
You will perfect your knowledge of the case system, the use of tenses and
verbal aspects, and verbs of motion with and without prefixes. The emphasis is
on complex grammar and speaking, and you will improve your vocabulary in the
sphere of everyday situations. We will read and discuss adapted texts from
Russian Level 4 - Advanced
At this stage you will have free possession of spoken Russian in different
situations, a large vocabulary, and full knowledge of grammar. You will have
the opportunity to read literature in the Russian language, and you will be
able to conduct professional activity in Russian.
My teaching schedule is flexible so we can easily set up a time for lessons
that is mutually convenient. I will supply you with study materials, exercises,
idioms and short stories, grammar charts, audio and video files, etc. by
The price for any level is 10 USD per 45 minutes. I accept payment by Western
Union or by Moneybookers (excepting US citizens).
Contact me for your free lesson and get started today!
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