Learn Russian with Courses in London and Online

Russian is the 8th most spoken language in the world in terms of native speakers and is one of the official languages of the United Nations. It is spoken by more than 150 million people across large parts of Eastern Europe and central Asia. Some words of Russian origin include 'beluga', 'cosmonaut', and 'mammoth'.

At City Lit we offer Russian language learning courses delivered through a communicative approach that emphasises speaking and listening skills through interactive classroom based learning. Whether you are a complete beginner, a tad rusty or already fluent and want to enjoy Russian conversation in an advanced course, we offer a range of Russian language courses during the daytime, evening and weekends to meet your needs.

You can now study in the comfort of your home with our online courses.

For a limited time you can enjoy 20% off our online courses with a start date from 1 September 2020 using discount code: NEWONLINE. (Terms & Conditions apply )

To participate in online classes you will need an email address, a reliable internet connection, a computer/laptop/tablet with fully updated browser (preferably Google Chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera. Once you are enrolled on the course, you will receive detailed instructions for taking part in the class.

Browse our Russian language courses below and enrol today!

  1. Russian beginners: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 15 Jul 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve your elementary Russian on this communicative course. The emphasis is on speaking and listening, and you will gain a basic grounding in Russian grammar.Suitable if you have completed module 2 or equivalent.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  2. Discover Russian

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 16 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Get a flavour of a new language and its basic sentence structure. Learn some useful phrases and some pronunciation guidelines. A fascinating introduction for complete beginners and those who might like to take it further.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  3. Cyrillic alphabet

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 21 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This fascinating workshop offers complete beginners the opportunity to discover the characters of the Russian (Cyrillic) alphabet.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  4. Russian intensive: a journey for beginners in summer

    Course Date: Mon 10 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Russian on this intensive, week-long course. We will focus on the practical use of the language and the development of speaking and listening skills.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  5. Russian 2: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 14 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed Russian beginners or equivalent.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  6. Russian made easy: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 14 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Russian on this communicative course . The emphasis is on speaking and understanding, and you will gain a basic grounding in Russian grammar.Suitable for complete beginners who would like to learn at a slower pace.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  7. Russian 5

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This is a very advanced discussion group covering topical and cultural issues with relevant points of grammar, as and when necessary. You should have an advanced level ( 4-5 years) of Russian.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  8. Russian 3: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed Russian 2 or have an equivalent level.Further develop your listening and speaking skills and gain an insight into aspects of Russian culture.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  9. Russian beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Russian on this communicative course . The emphasis is on speaking and understanding, and you will gain a basic grounding in Russian grammar.Suitable for complete beginners.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  10. Russian 4: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 17 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Discuss topical issues, aspects of Russian literature and other cultural matters and learn some advanced grammar. Suitable if you have completed 'Russian 3' or equivalent.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  11. Russian 2: verbs, tenses and adjectives

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 28 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Practise and consolidate perfective and imperfective verb aspects, future tense, and comparative forms of adjectives through oral and written activities.Suitable if you are attending a level 2 course or have an equivalent knowledge.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £18.00

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