Russian for Beginners (РКИ А0-А1)

Выучим русский вместе!

Archieve program

22 November 2021 - 31 December 2023 г.
The program has already started
337 days
Before the end of the enrollment
  • Additional education for children and adults

    level of education

  • English

    program language

  • 16 weeks

    program duration

  • about 4 hours per week

    needed to educate

  • 2 credit points

    72 academic hour

  • Cost 13720 Р

    for studying

About program

Russian is considered to be one of the world's most difficult languages. This program is aimed at helping those who are interested in understanding the basics of the Russian language and preparing learners to further their language acquisition. 

The program includes videos, presentations, texts for reading comprehension, quizzes and a grammar section.

The program starts with the Russian alphabet, which is essential for your further studies. You are going to learn Russian letters, sounds and their characteristics. By the end of the fourth week of the program, you will know how to read syllables and words in Russian. 

The next 12 weeks of the program contain useful vocabulary, grammar constructions and tips that will help you build up your basic speaking and writing skills. 

Each week contains speech models or dialogues, in which you can listen to Russian speech and learn the most commonly used conversational phrases.

This program is a unique opportunity to start your journey into the world of the Russian language. Step by step, you are going to master the most important language skills and by the end of this program, you will be ready to participate in a conversation and communicate with your Russian friends and colleagues on the elementary level.

We are looking forward to seeing you on our program and learning together!

If you have any questions, please contact us at online@spbu.ru.


Online learning

Program's program

Unit 1. Introduction to Russian Alphabet

Unit 2. Russian Vowels

Unit 3. Russian Consonants

Unit 4. Alphabet: Revision

Unit 5. The World Around

Unit 6. Let's Get Acquainted!

Unit 7. About Yourself, Your Family and Friends

Unit 8. My Day

Unit 9. At the Shop

Unit 10. Where?

Unit 11. In the City

Unit 12. What Are You Doing?

Unit 13. My Home

Unit 14. Hobbies and Interests

Unit 15. Holidays and Congratulations

Unit 16. Going to Someone's House

Education results

Upon completion of this program, you will be able to understand spoken Russian in a variety of everyday situations at the elementary level, communicate according to the rules of the Russian speaking etiquette, participate in a simple conversation on the topics covered in the program, to ask and answer questions and to read short texts.

Education directions

Косарева Елена Вадимовна

Кандидат филологических наук
Position: доцент кафедры русского языка как иностранного и методики его преподавания

Courses in program