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Just Russian

...Just learn it!

 
The first question that I ask my students in the very first lesson is - what do you know about the Russian Cyrillic script? The usual answer is – all we know is that it’s different, and we have to learn it! So, are there any tricks that would help learning it?

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Any typical beginner Russian course starts with the introduction of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet. Our students learn the printed letters, start reading in Russian (which is usually exciting!) and then discover that there is another form of the same alphabet - the handwritten one!

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Why is it that some people pick up a language really easily and then thrive in a foreign language environment, enjoying trying on new words, expressions, gestures, while others face an impenetrable language barrier?

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Russian cultural awareness training is one of the courses that we offer. These are the kind of questions that a Russian culture awareness course or a one-off presentation will be answering.

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What does it take to become a good linguist? The most important things for a good language learner are patience, practice and continuous effort.

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My experiences learning Russian

By One of Vlada's students
I’m a reluctant Russian learner. Actually, let me rephrase that: it was never my plan to learn Russian. I simply found it necessary after marrying a Russian woman.

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What kind of progress can you expect to make when you start a Russian course? Here are the milestones you should pass as you progress in your Russian studies.

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How do we define the levels of language proficiency? Here are some general guidelines.

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Business Russian Courses

By Vlada Koroleva
Mastering business Russian would give you a great advantage when you are working with Russian speaking partners or clients. So what can you expect from a business Russian course?

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We often get requests for intensive Russian courses. The word "intensive" is associated with something quick, efficient, result-oriented. But what does the term "intensive" mean in practical terms of schedule, requirements and results?

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Thinking of learning Russian but uncertain about what that might involve? Here are some tips for complete beginners who are thinking of starting a Russian course.

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Beginner Russian Course

By Vlada Koroleva
Planning to learn Russian as a beginner and not having a clue about what to expect? Here are a few notes from an expert.

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