Russian beginners: module 3

Course Dates: 15/07/20 - 12/08/20
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Online
Tutors:

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 ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.

Description

What is the course about?

This course aims to help you achieve a basic understanding of Russian so that you can get by in everyday situations.

What will we cover?

Ruslan 1, chapters 8-10
Themes: personal interests, leisure activities, theatre, home

Grammar: nouns, pronouns (some declensions), adjectives, reflexive verbs.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

-talk about your interests and hobbies

-talk about the theatre

-talk about your home

-understand TV programmes

-manage a simple telephone conversation.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Students should have completed Russian 1 module 2 or have an equivalent knowledge of Russian. They should also have a knowledge of the Russian alphabet.

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).

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

This course will be delivered online, and will involve tutor presentation and class discussion. Student preparation and homework outside class times is strongly encouraged. To fully participate in this online class you will need:
- An email address
- A reliable internet connection
- A computer/laptop/tablet with a fully updated browser (preferably google chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Ruslan 1, by J. Langran and N. Veshuyeva
Materials from other sources will be provided by the tutor
Please try: Grant and Cutler at Foyles - www.grantandcutler.com or 0207 440 3248.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Russian 2 module 1. Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Reviews
Tutor Biographies
Marina De Yong Tutor Website

Marina de Yong is a highly motivated and energetic professional with an extensive subject knowledge. Marina has over 20 years experience as a Russian teacher with a proven record of teaching, supporting, coaching and training students to achieve their goals. Marina is passionate about Russian culture and uses it to bring the curriculum alive. She often shares and discusses words' etymology, customs and traditions with the students and likes to draw on Russian songs in her lessons to enliven pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar practice.

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.

Book your place

Course Code: LBR12

Wed, eve, 15 Jul - 12 Aug '20

Duration: 5 sessions (over 5 weeks)

Full fee: £129.00
Senior fee: £129.00
Concession: £79.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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or call 020 7492 2644

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