Russian

Whether you want to speak Russian for business or personal enrichment, our classes are a great way to learn. And they cover the full range of proficiency levels from beginning to advanced.

Beginning Russian classes introduce you to basic vocabulary and expressions used in everyday situations as well as the Cyrillic alphabet.

Beginning lessons cover how to:

  • Engage in simple conversations
  • Ask and respond to simple questions
  • Use the Cyrillic alphabet to write simple sentences
  • Read basic written materials
  • Interact in social and business situations in a culturally appropriate manner.

Intermediate classes build on your existing skills to help you read, write, and speak Russian with greater fluency.

Intermediate lessons include how to:

  • Speak Russian conversationally with increasing ease and confidence
  • Increase your Russian grammar and vocabulary skills
  • Read and comprehend the meaning of more involved Russian texts
  • Use the Cyrillic alphabet to write short communications
  • Deepen your understanding of current Russian culture.

Classes meet once a week in the evening for 8-9 weeks. Instructors are native Russian speakers with extensive teaching experience.


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Current Russian Classes

  • Russian Book Club

    Immerse yourself in Russian language and culture and boost your speaking skills, listening comprehension and pronunciation! You will build up vocabulary by reading short stories and creating your own. Recommended for beginners to intermediate students who have taken 2 to... More about Russian Book Club

  • Russian for Travelers

    Students will learn survival travel vocabulary and cultural information in preparation for a visit to Russia. This class requires a minimum age of 18. More about Russian for Travelers

  • Russian through Films

    Immerse yourself in Russian language and culture and boost your conversational skills! We will watch video materials, discuss their content and use them in everyday life. Recommended for beginners to intermediate students who have taken 2 to 4 quarters of... More about Russian through Films

  • Russian 1

    In this course for beginning students you will learn the Cyrillic alphabet, Russian pronunciation, basic grammar and practical expressions. More about Russian 1

  • Russian 2

    For students who have had one quarter of instruction or an introduction to the Cyrillic alphabet and basic grammar. More about Russian 2

  • Russian 3

    This course is for students who have had two quarters of Russian and will focus on developing conversation and reading skills. More about Russian 3

  • Russian 4

    For students who have taken three quarters of Russian or have equivalent experience. More about Russian 4