Level 1 (Beginners)
Learning to speak a new language – building a simple vocabulary, introduction to basic rules of grammar and coming to grips with pronunciation. Learn to listen and speak in a new way. For beginners who have absolutely no prior knowledge of the language.
This course is for absolute beginners. It gives students, with no prior knowledge of Russian, a firm basis in the language and provides background information on aspects of Russian life.
It aims to develop listening, writing, reading and speaking skills with topics range from greetings and introducing yourself to talking about your family and town.
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Evgenia is a native Russian speaker, a linguist and a language teacher with 20 years’ experience in teaching. She is the recipient of an Excellence Award in tutoring for Russian Language in 2001.
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No classes on public holidays.
All courses need a minimum number to go ahead. If your course does not have enough enrolments, we regret that we will have to cancel and will let you know either by email or text. Please check your emails regularly. Courses are usually confirmed or cancelled 2-3 working days prior to the scheduled start date.
We may, regretfully, have to cancel courses if we do not receive enough enrolments, in which case you will get a full refund.
We may choose to close a course if there is a high level of non-attendance or withdrawals, in which case a proportional refund may be made.
Wherever possible, we will offer replacement or extended sessions to make up for sessions cancelled due to extreme weather, tutor illness or other unforeseen reason.
If you need to withdraw from a course and you inform us in writing, at least a week before the course is due to start, you will be eligible for a refund minus a $20 administration charge.
If you withdraw from a course at any other time, you will not be eligible for a refund. No refunds are given after commencement of a course to ensure course viability.