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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 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 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 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 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 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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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 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 301 (Level 9)

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) This course covers various expressions including how to congratulate people and wish them well, how to enquire about someone’s date of birth and how to express needs and obligations. Students will also talk about important dates in their personal lives, and read about crucial events in Russian history. Grammatical themes continue, with special emphasis on verbs of motion and... [More]
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Russian Conversation Course: Advanced

Russian. Learn Russian with us. Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Broaden your vocabulary and develop language skills through a lively discussion of social and cultural issues. The main topics of discussion include travel, theatre and cinema, and culture and mentality – How are we different and how are we the same? Suitable for B2 Level students, or those who have a sound knowledge of the language and would like to maintain or improve their... [More]
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