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.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

Browse our Russian language courses below and enrol today!

  1. Russian 5

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 22 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

  2. Russian 3: module 1

    Course Date: Thu 24 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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  3. Russian beginners: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 5 Oct 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    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: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  4. Russian: an introduction for beginners

    Course Date: Fri 23 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This four-week course, presented in partnership with the British Museum, coincides with its major exhibition: Arctic: culture and climate (22 October 2021 February 2021). It will give you a flavour of one of the main languages, Russian which is spoken in the Arctic region .Please note, this course will be taught online and not at the British Museum.

    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: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

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