Course Summary

Russian Elementary 1 is an 18-hour course designed for beginners who wish to learn to speak, read, write and understand basic Russian used in everyday situations.

Course Sessions

Monday, 15th February - 9 classes


Session ID DLAU9702C
15 Feb - 26 Apr 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher

No class on Mar.8 & Apr.5, 2021

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***

Link to purchase the book

LANGUAGE INTERNATIONAL, 15 Station Street, Kew East Vic 3102 ph: (03) 9857 0030

– Please note there is low stock at the moment. Teacher will provide notes and handouts until books are available. However some students have been able to find PDF copies online –

Textbook:

Colloquial Russian

Textbook: ISB: 9781138208520

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***

Follow this link to see our: Terms & Conditions

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: January 19, 2021 04:42pm