Course Summary

Russian Elementary 1 is a course designed for beginners who wish to learn to speak, read, write and understand basic Russian used in everyday situations.

Course Sessions

Saturday, 8th June - 10 classes


Session ID DLAU9702C
8 Jun - 10 Aug 10:00am - 11:30am
Location CBD
Session Fees
$385 / $366 (conc)
Teacher

Tuesday, 18th June - 10 classes


Session ID DLAU9703C
18 Jun - 20 Aug 10:00am - 11:30am
Location CBD
Session Fees
$385 / $366 (conc)
Teacher

The following topic will be covered:

  • Introduction to the Russian alphabet and Russian sounds
  • Key words and phrases (including greetings and addressing someone, introductions, personal information, asking for directions)
  • Basic structures/grammar of the language (genders of nouns, plural of nouns and adjectives)
  • Numbers
  • Vocabulary building
  • Ongoing practice through listening, reading, writing and engaging in dialogues in a group environment
  • Cultural references to assist in understanding the application of Russian in everyday life

By the end of this course students should be able to:

  • Read and write the Russian alphabet and words learnt during the course;
  •  Understand and use basic phrases to greet people and introduce themselves;
  • Use the present tense of some verbs;
  • Engage in simple conversations and exchange personal information about their names, nationality, telephone numbers, asking for detections;
  • Understand basic counting and numerical forms in Russian;
  • Commence understanding the grammar structure behind the content learnt in a friendly and collaborative learning environment;
  • Gain basic background information on some values and customs of Russian-speaking communities.

No prior knowledge of Russian required

***IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR LAST-MINUTE ENROLMENTS If you enrol on the same day this course starts, please check your confirmation email and ensure you contact the Languages Centre to receive a link to attend the online sessions at languages@cae.edu.au

Textbook:

Get Started in Russian Absolute Beginner Course: The essential introduction to reading, writing, speaking and understanding a new language

To attend your online sessions all you need is the link we will provide (via email), a device with internet connection and a webcam.

***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

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The course is ideal for people simply wishing to learn the language or people intending to travel to a Russian-speaking country for work or leisure.

Last updated: May 22, 2024 04:49pm