Russian beginners: module 1

Course Dates: 16/09/19 - 02/12/19
Time: 13:00 - 14:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutors:
Eugeniya Clark

Learn to speak Russian on this communicative course . The emphasis is on speaking and understanding, and you will gain a basic grounding in Russian grammar.Suitable for complete beginners.

Description

What is the course about?

The course will enable you to converse and read at a basic level in Russian.

What will we cover?

Ruslan 1, chapters 1-3/4

Themes: greetings, introductions (name, profession, nationality, address), directions, family.
Grammar: nouns (gender, singular, plural, some declensions), pronouns (personal and possessive), verbs, numerals (1-10)

Russian alphabet.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

-make simple tourist enquiries

-talk about yourself

-give and ask for directions

-talk about family and friends.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Complete beginners. No previous knowledge required.

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart, using the link at the top of this page. You can also find the chart at the start of the languages section in our course guide. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of number for daily activities (e.g using money, telling the time, etc).

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Ruslan 1 by J. Langran and N Veshuyeva. Materials from other sources will be provided by the tutor.
Please try: Grant and Cutler at Foyles - www.foyles.co.uk/languages (020 7437 5660) or the European bookshop http://www.europeanbookshop.com/setbooksearch1.php.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Russian beginners: module 2. Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details

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It was OK. I’ve attended much better language classes that are much more engaging. I did learn some Russian but it wasn’t great.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 15/12/2018)
It's a friendly and fun introduction to the Russian language
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 23/11/2018)
Excellent introduction
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 21/11/2018)
Tutor Biographies
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Course Code: LR112

Please choose a course date 

Mon, day, 16 Sep - 02 Dec '19

Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)

Full fee: £169.00
Senior fee: £135.00
Concession: £103.00

Or call to enrol: 222-66-889-99

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