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LOWER ADVANCED / ADVANCED
- You can understand the main ideas of non-adapted newspaper and magazine articles
- You can follow a TV programme (i.e. interview, debate, documentary) about politics, social issues and culture with relative ease
- You can discuss and express your opinion with a degree of fluency and spontaneity
This course will enable you to:
- Keep your Russian current and “alive”
- Expand and enrich your vocabulary in a range of popular subjects including politics, social issues, education, technology and environment
- Improve your listening skills
- Gain a better understanding of sentence structure and different grammatical constructions
- Recognise different shades of meaning as well as implicit meaning
- Authentic newspaper articles, video blogs and TV programmes accompanied by a glossary / transcript
- Supplementary material with class activities and exercises
Number of lessons
30 (you can book each set of 10 sessions separately)
Group lesson: 120 minutes
One-to-one lesson: 90 minutes
Where does the course take place?
Zoom video. Here is the link to Zoom website that will open in a new tab if you’d like to find out more about it.
If you are new to Zoom we can test your connection before you sign up for the course!
Before each lesson
- You will be expected to watch a short video or read an article which will be emailed to you as an attachment or a link one week in advance.
- Handouts for each lesson will be emailed to you one week in advance.
In the lesson
- Q&A session
- Brief revision of previous lesson(s)
- Activities for practice and consolidation of useful grammatical constructions and vocabulary from the video / article
- Discussions, interviews, role plays, small presentations
After the lesson you will receive (by email)
- Zoom chat + Lesson notes
- Materials for the next lesson
How to submit your homework (optional)
- It can be typed in the email or Word document and then emailed to the teacher
- You can take a picture of your work and email it to the teacher as an attachment from your phone or computer