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Russian. Learn Russian with us.

Russian is the most widely spoken language of Eurasia and the most widespread of the Slavonic languages. Our Russian program has been designed for both those who want to learn travel vocabulary or wish to become fluent in advanced conversation classes. By learning Russian you will be immersed into a culture that has a rich artistic and political history.

Our beginners Russian classes are suitable for people who have no prior knowledge of the Russian language, while subsequent courses progressively increase the complexity of language concepts. If you want to learn to speak Russian, our Russian courses 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.

Available Courses

Russian Course 102 (Level 2)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course will teach you how to describe various professions, speak on the phone, make arrangements and describe your life. Grammatical themes taught include the use of adverbs, various tenses and locative cases. All of this material will be presented with an emphasis on developing your Cyrillic alphabet understanding as well as other reading, writing, speaking and... [More]
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Russian Course 102 (Level 2)

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Russian Course 102 (Level 2)

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Russian Course 201 (Level 5)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Students will learn how to express their appetite and order in a restaurant, describe various times of the day and seasons, and explain their daily routines. This material will utilise various grammatical themes to ensure correct sentence structure and competency in your verbal and non-verbal skills. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: talk about food,... [More]
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Russian Conversation Course: The Discussion Circle

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level C1/C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Deepen your knowledge of the Russian language already acquired, facilitate development to think in Russian and habits needed to use it creatively, and sharpen your discussion skills. We will explore classic Russian literature and film works, followed by discussion and comparison of these sources. Many of movies represent epoch-making milestones of domestic motion picture... [More]
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Russian Conversation Course: The Discussion Circle

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Russian Conversation Course: Intermediate

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This conversation course aims to consolidate and develop your prior knowledge, as well as introduce more complex language structures which will allow for expression of feelings and opinions, facilitate the ability to hold an argument and to participate in a discussion. The topics addressed in this course include lifestyle, leisure, culture, sociology, and the personal... [More]
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Russian Conversation Course: Intermediate

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Russian Course 304 (Level 12)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Conducted largely in simple Russian, this course provides excellent preparation for students planning to enrol into conversational levels – see Russian Conversation Course: Intermediate. It includes discussion of personal likes and dislikes, choices of lifestyle, leisure time and work time, giving advice and seeking opinion. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be... [More]
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Russian Course 304 (Level 12)

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Russian Course 401 (Level 13)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Conducted almost entirely in simple Russian, this course includes discussion on cuisine and favourite recipes, eating for health, visiting a dietician and a doctor, illnesses, symptoms and diagnosis, giving and receiving recommendations and advice, prescriptions, and medication and how to take it. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: hold a more advanced... [More]
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Russian Course 401 (Level 13)

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Russian Course 204 (Level 8)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Course activities Include describing people, their physical appearance and the clothing they wear, making suggestions and learning how to complement each other. Grammatical themes continue, with emphasis on the dative case of adjectives and the use of comparative and superlative comparisons as well as negative constructions. Follows the recommended text that has been... [More]
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Russian Course 204 (Level 8)

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Russian Course 103 (Level 3)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course covers cardinal numbers up to 1000, how to navigate and give directions, and to ask various questions. Skills will be continually developed by covering various grammatical themes including the use of various verbs, adjectives and the dative case. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: use the most common Russian verbs in present, future and... [More]
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Russian Course 103 (Level 3)

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Russian Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) During this course, we will cover various material including greetings and goodbyes, introductions, asking for directions, and shopping basics. You will also start learning the Cyrillic alphabet and various grammatical rules of the language. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: interpret the Cyrillic... [More]
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Russian Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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Russian Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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Russian Course 303 (Level 11)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Conducted largely in simple Russian, this course provides excellent preparation for students planning to enrol into conversational level – see Russian Conversation Course: Intermediate. It includes discussion of political structures, kinships, jobs, and differences in the way people live their lives, their hobbies and daily routines. Outcomes By the end of this course, you... [More]
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Russian Course 303 (Level 11)

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