Russian 3: module 1
Time: 13:15 - 14:45
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LR311
Please choose a course date
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course aims to increase your fluency in everyday topics and widen your knowledge of grammatical structures and vocabulary.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Themes: Personal information, family, home, daily activities.
Grammar: revision of prepositional, genitive and instrumental cases, verbs “to put, to lie, to stand to hang”, indefinite pronouns.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- exchange personal information
- talk about yourself;
- talk about your family and relatives;
-talk about your home
- talk about daily activities
at the level of a year 3 course.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have completed a two-year course and have a good basic knowledge of Russian. For further
details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-
assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide, or at
http://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/Languages/74. You will also need to be able to respond to simple
instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of number for daily activities.
For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart, using the link at the top of this page. You can also find the chart at the start of the languages section in our course guide. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of number for daily activities (e.g using money, telling the time, etc). It is essential that you have some knowledgeo f basic (such as nouns and verbs) and more intermediate grammar terminology.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on the coursebook ‘Zhili-byli’ by L.V. Miller and L.B. Politova ISBN: 9785907123410 (replaces 9785865475132) and additional materials provided by the tutor. Please try: Grant and Cutler at Foyles - www.grantandcutler.com / 0207 440 3248 or www.EuropeanBookshop.com.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Russian 3: module 2. Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
Eugeniya is a Russian teacher who lived most of her life in Moscow. She holds a degree in language teaching from Moscow State University as well as a PGCE. She has also trained to be a language teacher at City Lit. Eugeniya has taught Russian at all levels in a wide range of institutions including secondary schools, London universities and various language centres and agencies. She enjoys teaching adults who need Russian for travelling, communicating with friends or who would like to learn about Russian history, politics and literature. Her passions are languages, literature, art, and travelling.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.