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Russian 1

We get it, you’ve been dreaming about going to St. Petersburg, but you’ve taken a decade off learning Russian. But you’re ready for that all to change with Russian 1. This class is perfect for you if you're completely new to the language and want to get the basics down to start speaking conversational Russian.

NEXT RUSSIAN 1 START DATE

June 24, 2020. See all start dates

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From $399

BEGINNER COURSE

Meet once a week for 2 hours. 10 sessions in total.

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AN IMMERSIVE GROUP CLASS

Our Group Classes are small, social, and interactive - averaging around ten students per class. This setting allows for ample speaking and instructor time to learn your next language.
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Consistency is Key

Each class meets at the same time for 10 weeks - creating consistency in your language learning.

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Experiential and Effective

We believe in hands-on learning, rather than getting lost in a textbook or sucked into perfection of grammar.

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Passionate Instructors

We exclusively hire instructors with a conversation based and student-centered approach to teaching, providing the best in-class experience.

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Conversation First

Speaking is at the heart of all of our classes, and in an immersive setting, you’ll get even more opportunity to practice critical speaking and listening skills.

I felt like I really learned a lot over the ten week class. Great mix of grammar, speaking and fun.
- Mon Y., Brooklyn, NY

Here's what to expect

Step 1

YOU'LL BE ABLE TO

Introduce yourself to native speakers. Talk about your family. Talk about what you like to do in your free time.

Step 2

NERVOUS? DON'T BE

From day one, you'll be engaging in conversation with your instructor and your classmates. This will prepare you to feel confident and comfortable when speaking with natives.

Step 3

THE NITTY GRITTY

Basics of reading and writing Russian. Decline nouns in nominative and prepositional cases. Conjugation of verbs in present tense. Noun and adjective case. Number and gender agreement. Demonstrative and possessive pronouns in the nominative case. 7-letters and 5-letter spelling rules.

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Nothing! Because this course is designed for complete beginners, you'll be ready to join even if you've never spoken a word of Russian in your life.

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All times listed in Eastern Time

Russian 1 is a course that meets once per week with a total of 10 sessions.

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June 24th

Ends August 26th

Teacher

Yuliana

Wednesday

7 - 9PM

ONLINE

$399

Julie is a dynamic teacher who can incorporate aspects of everyday Russian culture into her teaching

About the Teacher

Fluent City's Senior Russian Teacher, Julie is one of our best-reviewed instructors, with a reputation for dynamic lessons and a knack for making even the most challenging aspects of the language fun. A native of Belarus, Julie relocated to the United States after earning her degree in English Education from Minsk State Linguistic College.

What students are saying
Julie is personable and understands each student's pace

July 23rd

Ends September 24th

Teacher

John

Thursday

7 - 9PM

ONLINE

$399

John is a passionate Russian instructor for whom new languages are gateways to new worlds

About the Teacher

John has taught and tutored languages — English, Latin, Spanish, Russian — for seven years.

What students are saying
John's clear passion for teaching comes out in each class- it is a pleasure to learn from him.

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We love questions, almost as much as we love providing answers. Here are a few samplings of what we're typically asked, along with our responses

Do you hold classes on holidays?

We know our students and teachers probably have holiday plans, so we do not hold classes on holidays. The full list of our skip dates is New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and a holiday break between Christmas and New Years.

How many times do you group classes meet?

All of our group classes meet for a total of 20 hours of live instruction. Some courses meet 2 hours once a week for a total of 10 sessions, while others meet 1 hour twice a week for a total of 20 sessions.

Can I cancel my enrollment or transfer to another level?

Plans change—we get it. You have until 7 days before the start date of your Group Course to make any cancelations or same-level transfers. After that, there are no refunds under any circumstance. During the first 2 weeks of class, however, if you feel your level isn't the right fit, reach out to [email protected], and we will transfer you to a better fit, free of charge!

What happens if I miss a class?

Most students do miss a class, or two, and we’re here to help ensure that you won’t fall behind despite any missed classes. We’ve set up our curriculum to make lessons easy to follow along outside of class, and your teacher will reach out to your group each week with a summary of materials, topics, and homework covered in-class.

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