When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Vera Varol
  • Course Code W22LUSP02C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This fun interactive online course will help you to learn the basics of the language (greetings, personal information, food and drink, numbers and days of the week) Conversation skills are the main focus of this course, so that you can speak Russian in daily life. You will learn essential vocabulary and the most frequent and useful phrases. This course is suitable for complete beginners or those wishing to refresh their knowledge of the basics (level A1).

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use basic greetings and phrases
  • Use Russian alphabet and spell out the words
  • Ask and reply to simple questions about yourself, your work and your family
  • Communicate using basic vocabulary and verbs in the Present tense
  • Make simple tourist enquires and requests and give directions


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Practise speaking Russian in pairs and in a group, playing language-based games, using online resources such as apps and quizzes, listening, reading and writing. The written activities will be mostly set a homework. We will use Google Meet for lessons and Google Classroom for posting course materials, completing homework and communicating with the teacher. Excellent attendance and punctuality (over 90%) is required from all students. You will gain most from your course if you attend every session. Missing a class or lateness can make it hard to take part fully. Course outlines tell you what you can expect to achieve – this assumes that you are present throughout. However, we appreciate that absence is sometimes unavoidable. Please contact the College if you will be absent. Some courses may have a minimum attendance requirement – please check your course documentation

    Entry requirements

    This class is for complete beginners.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Regular work is given to be done at home to support and consolidate your learning. You should therefore dedicate about 2 hours for this on a weekly basis. It is important that you have access to the Internet and a computer for the duration of the course and that you consult your emails at least once a week.

    What you need

    Please bring a notebook and file to each lesson.

    What you can do next

    You can start Russian Stage 1 Unit 2