Centre for Continuing Education

Russian Course 201 (Level 5)

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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 104 or who have completed 95 hours of recent face to face tuition. You will learn how to express your appetite and order in a restaurant, describe various times of the day and seasons and explain your daily routines. This material will utilise various grammatical themes to ensure correct sentence structure and competency in your verbal and non-verbal skills.


  • Instrumental case uses and endings: I’d like a sandwich with cheese and ham.
  • Visiting a restaurant: I am feeling hungry and thirsty; irregular verb 'to eat'
  • Times of day and seasons; talking about the weather
  • Instrumental case personal pronouns: I work with him; to have breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Short adjectives: This restaurant is closed but the café is open
  • Possessive adjectives in the instrumental: I am going to the cinema with my friends
  • Unidirectional verbs of motion: going to and coming from a place; directional prepositions: to and from
  • Multidirectional verbs of motion: to walk, to travel routinely
  • Travelling by train; making arrangements to meet; 24 hour clock
  • Daily routines, e.g., On Mondays I usually work at the studio; irregular verb: to be able

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 201 (Level 4).

Materials are available for purchase online at Ruskultura or from the course 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.


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.

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