Course level


This course will enable you to

  • Express your views and form questions in a clearer and more efficient way
  • Use synonyms and paraphrase 
  • Boost listening and reading skills
  • Expand vocabulary
  • Improve your understanding of grammatical constructions and sentence structure
  • Learn interesting facts about Russian culture, society and history

Course programme

Lesson 1
How do people of various ages view the position of women in modern Russian society?
Lesson 2
People share their most treasured childhood memories.
Lesson 3
Passers-by answer the question “What does happiness mean to you?”
Lesson 4
Agafia Lykova – a Russian Old Believer who has lived alone in the taiga for most of her life.
Lesson 5Revision of Lessons 1-4.

Study materials

  • Fragments of a popular Siberian TV Show “Утро на Енисее” 
  • Short article from the Internet adapted to required level
  • A variety of engaging activities for practice and consolidation 
  • Each video comes with a transcript and a glossary
  • Each text comes with a glossary and an audio recording

All course materials are prepared by the teacher.

Lesson dates and times

Dates: 10,14,17,19, 24 July (Monday, Wednesday + 1 Friday)
Time: 18.30-20.30

Lesson duration

120 minutes

Where does the course take place?

Zoom video

Before each lesson

  • Students will be expected to watch a video / read a short text and then complete some tasks prior to each lesson. Each video is approx. 3-4 minutes long.

After the lesson you will receive (by email)

  • Zoom chat from the lesson + lesson notes
  • Homework and materials for the next lesson
  • A link to the video and audio recordings

I look forward to meeting you on the course!