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 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

  2. Celebrating the New Year - Russian style

    Course Date: Thu 10 Dec 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn about the New Year celebrations in Russia and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the main Russian holiday of the year.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £10.00
    Senior fee: £10.00
    Concession: £10.00

  3. Russian 2: module 2

    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve your elementary Russian. The emphasis is on developing listening and speaking skills as well as extending your reading and writing.Suitable if you have completed Russian 2 : module 1 or equivalent.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  4. Russian beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 4 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.

    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

  5. Russian 5

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 12 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    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 of Russian ( 4-5 years).

    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

  6. Russian 3: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 12 Jan 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Further develop your listening and speaking skills and gain an insight into aspects of Russian culture.Suitable if you have completed Russian 3: module 1 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

  7. Russian beginners: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 12 Jan 2021 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Continue learning to speak Russian on this communicative course for near beginners. The emphasis is on speaking and understanding, and you will gain a basic grounding in Russian grammar.Suitable if you have completed Russian beginners:module 1 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

  8. Russian 4: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 14 Jan 2021 (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

  9. Russian 4 reading group

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 25 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This course aims to reinforce and develop further study of Russian using adapted texts from the Zlatoust library books range.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  10. Introduction to Russian

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 27 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Russian and develop your speaking and listening skills in these communicative classes, which emphasise the practical use of the language.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  11. Russian intensive: a journey for beginners in spring

    Russian intensive: a journey for beginners in spring

    Course Date: Mon 29 Mar 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Get ready for a new challenge and join this intensive course for complete beginners. The emphasis is on speaking and understanding, and you will gain a basic grounding in Russian grammar.

    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: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  12. Russian 2: module 3

    Course Date: Mon 19 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve your lower intermediate 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 Russian 2: 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: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  13. Russian 3: module 3

    Russian 3: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Further develop your listening and speaking skills and gain an insight into aspects of Russian culture.Suitable if you have completed Russian 3: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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  14. Russian beginners: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)
    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 beginners: 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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  15. Russian 4: module 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 22 Apr 2021 (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. You should have studied Russian for three-four years and be reasonably fluent. Suitable if you have completed Russian 4: 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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

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