Centre for Continuing Education

Russian Course 104 (Level 4)

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If you want to learn to speak Russian, our Russian classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn Russian language and culture. Learn Russian the smart way with Russian courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Suitable for those who have completed all levels up to 103 or who have completed 70 hours of recent face to face tuition. It will aim to consolidate material learned throughout the year to ensure proficient verbal and non-verbal skills development, but also introduce a variety of new material to ensure you are prepared for the second year program. New vocabulary and grammatical material will be introduced to further your ability to converse.

Content

  • Genitive singular of nouns: I’d like a bottle of wine, please
  • Genitive case – asking for things and expressing possession: Do you have wine? It’s Andrew’s book
  • Genitive personal pronouns: I can’t see him
  • Liking and loving – leisure activities: I love the theatre and the ballet
  • Dative case with I like / it appeals to me; expressing preferences: I like tennis, but prefer swimming
  • Dative case: who for? I am buying a present for my friend
  • Dative case with ‘along’: I am walking along the street; with allowed and not allowed: I am not allowed to have chocolate
  • Dative case with need to / have to: I need to send a parcel to my brother
  • Days of the week
  • Future tense
  • Talking about daily events
  • Past tense
  • Months of the year

Prescribed text

The textbook and accompanying CD are designed specifically for each level. The text is used for class activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice between meetings. The text should be purchased only after confirmation is received that it is going ahead. This usually occurs two weeks before the class begins. The appropriate textbook and CD for this is 104 (Level 3).

Materials are available for purchase online at Ruskultura or from the presenter in the first class meeting. The cost of the materials is $30.00.

Please Note

Selected Language and Culture courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.

Features

Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October. Try our Language Proficiency Calculator to work out which language level is right for you.

What others say.

  • Really enjoying this course and I’m making good progress. Our tutor moves at a pace which takes everyone’s ability into consideration. I will most definitely continue!

  • I really enjoyed the Russian classes I attended – a very good tutor and useful course materials. I was pleased to achieve the learning outcomes from this course and would like to continue in future courses.

  • The Russian courses are excellent. Well prepared and delivered very professionally in a friendly atmosphere.

  • An excellent teacher who has made first year Russian engaging and enjoyable over the last four terms. I now feel confident travelling to Russian-speaking countries.

  • Great tutor and very interesting course.