Business Russian Communication: Part 4

Learn Russian for business with SPbU!

16 June - 31 December 2022 г.
The program has already started
138 days
Before the end of the enrollment
  • Additional education for children and adults

    level of education

  • English

    program language

  • 4 weeks

    program duration

  • about 5 hours per week

    needed to educate

  • 1 credit points

    36 academic hour

  • Cost 4900 Р

    for studying

About program

Russian is considered to be one of the most difficult languages in the world, and many learners struggle to master its grammar and pronunciation. This course is aimed at those who wants to work in Russia, do business with Russian partners or study on business-related majors in Russian. 

In three units of this course learners are going to find out how to estimate sales volumes, discuss terms of contracts and resolve problems occurring in their business activities.
The course is the final part of Business Russian Communication series of courses offered by St Petersburg State University. This part introduces such grammar topics as comparative and superlative forms of adjectives, the use of construction 'у меня получилось' and 'мне удалось', how to express objectives with the words чтобы and за, the use of prepositions в – из, на – с, к – от with verbs of motion, the use of particle бы and constructions with поэтому and потому что. Learners can practice their skills and test themselves in Grammar quiz section.
The course provides extensive vocabulary with more than 100 new words and conversational phrases which learners can use in their everyday communication on professional or informal topics.
Each unit of the course contains dialogues, which are extremely useful for those who wants to listen to original Russian speech and get used to the pace and intonations of Russian language. Scripts and exercises are provided for all dialogues of the course.
In the end of the course learners will have a chance to use the material leant and assess their progress while preparing the Final Assignment.
This course is aimed at those who already achieved A2-A2+ level in Russian.


Online program

Program's program

Unit 1. Sales

Unit 2. Concluding the Contract

Unit 3. Conflicts and Difficult Situations

Final Assignment

Education results

Upon completion of this course learners will achieve the following objectives:

1.1 To learn how to use adjectives and adverbs in Comparative or Superlative forms

1.2 To learn how to discuss prices and terms of cooperation with business partners

1.3 To learn how to use constructions у меня получилось / мне удалось

2.1 To use prepositions в – из, на – с, к – от with verbs of motion

2.2 To learn how to express objectives using чтобы and за

2.3 To learn how to discuss terms of contract

3.1 To learn how to use constructions with потому что and поэтому

3.2 To learn how to use constructions with particle бы

3.3 To learn how to discuss problems and resolve conflicts

4.1 To learn how to suggest solutions for business problems

4.2 To learn how to describe business problems

4.3 To learn how to write letters of complaint

Education directions

Kotane Lyudmila

Position: Author of Business Russian Communication Courses and Teaching Materials

Courses in program