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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 202 (Level 6)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Course activities include talking about health, asking others about their feelings, giving advice, and talking about necessities and obligations. This course will focus on various grammatical themes, such as imperfective and perfective aspects of verbs and the genitive case of plural nouns. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: have a good understanding... [More]
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Russian Course 202 (Level 6)

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This is a ‘fast track’ option in which learning is accelerated with meeting held daily for one week.

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 404 (Level 16)

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 art, writers and poets, opera and popular music and develops language structures to express opinion, indifference, agreement and disagreement. Grammar structures acquired will be deepened and vocabulary extended. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: describe a person... [More]
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Russian Course 404 (Level 16)

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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 104 (Level 4)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course aims to consolidate material learned throughout the year to ensure proficient verbal and non-verbal skills development. It also introduces 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. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be... [More]
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Russian Course 104 (Level 4)

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Russian Course 203 (Level 7)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Course activities include talking about the weather in different countries at various times of the year, making preparations to travel and go out, and discussing one’s interests and hobbies. We will also familiarise ourselves with significant writers and composers, and the cultural elements of being a tourist in Moscow. Grammatical themes will continue to cover material from... [More]
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Russian Course 203 (Level 7)

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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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This is a ‘fast track’ option in which learning is accelerated with meeting held daily for one week.
Russian Course 101 (Level 1): Beginners

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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 402 (Level 14)

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 art, writers and poets, opera and popular music and develops language structures to express opinion, indifference, agreement and disagreement. Grammatical structures acquired will be deepened and vocabulary extended. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to: talk about art, from... [More]
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