Russian in Graphics: Learn Russian through animated videos

New innovative approach to digital learning of Russian as foreign language. Clear,fun and easy to follow content.
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  • Lectures 50
  • Length 7 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

The present course is an innovative approach to learning Russian as foreign language at the elementary level, and consists of two parts.

The first part of the course focuses on learning Russian alphabet, pronunciation and basic sentence structure. Due to the specific order in which the letters of Russian alphabet are presented you will start to read your first Russian words within five minutes of your first lecture. Thus you will be accompilishing three things at once: learning the Russian letters, practicing pronunciation and learning A1 level basic vocabulary of Russian as foreign language.

The second part of the course will help you to acquire basic skills for communication in Russian.

The content of the course is suitable for language learning and teaching as an intensive as well as a regular course.

What are the requirements?

  • No previous knowledge is required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Read and write in Russian.
  • Develop an awesome Russian accent.
  • Greet people.
  • Introduce yourself and others.
  • Inquire about someone's proffession or occupation.
  • Ask and tell the time.
  • Make simple purchases.
  • Talk about the weather.
  • Ask and give directions.
  • Make an appointment.
  • Invite a friend to an event.
  • Talk about your location.
  • Tell where you live, work or study.

What is the target audience?

  • Take this course
  • if you are complete or false beginner
  • If you are already attending regular course but still need up-to-date audio-visual supplementary materials that will enable you to connect theory to practice of language learning and build basic commutication skills in Russian.
  • You can use this course
  • if you are a teacher of Russian language who needs additional multimedia resources that will help you keep your students engaged and highly motivated in their first Russian classes.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Part I
Introduction to the course
Preview
04:21
12:03

You will learn how to read and properly pronounce consonants  М, Т, Д, К, С, Н,  Л, in combination with vowels А, О, У,  Э, Ю

Phonetic symbols used in the course.
01:34
11:56

You will learn how to read and properly pronounce consonants  П, Р, Б, Г, З, В,  Ф, Х  in combination with vowels А, О, У,  Э, Ю

08:58

You will learn about word stress in Russian and pronunciation of stressed and unstressed "О"

11:58

You will learn how to distinguish between hard and soft consonants.

07:15

You will learn how to pronounce 'И" in combination with consonants.

Reading, writing and listening exercises: letter 'И'
04:45
08:57

You will learn how to pronounce 'Е" in combination with consonants.

Reading exercises: letter 'Е'
04:10
Listening and writing exercises letter 'Е'
03:08
08:49

You will learn how to pronounce 'Я" in stressed and unstressed position in combination with consonants.

Reading exercises: letter 'Я'
03:56
Listening and writing exercises: letter 'Я'
02:09
11:58

You will learn how to pronounce "Ё"  and  "Ю" in combination with consonants.

Reading exercises: letters 'Ё' and 'Ю'
04:04
06:34

You will learn usage of soft and hard signs .

Reading exercises: "Ь" and "Ъ" signs
05:47
12:00

You will learn pronunciation of  Е, Ё, И, Я, Ю  at the beginning of the word, with vowels, after 'Ь' and 'Ъ'.

Reading exercises: letters 'Я' and 'Е' with vowels
11:59
Reading exercises: letters 'Ё' and 'Ю' with vowels
04:18
06:59

You will learn pronunciation of consonants Й, Ч, Щ.

Reading, listening and writing exercises: letters Й, Ч, Щ
07:00
11:59

You will learn pronunciation of consonants  Ж, Ш, Ц.

08:15

You will learn about voiced and voiceless consonants of Russian language and pronunciation of voiced consonants at the end of the word.

09:55

You will learn pronunciation of consonant clusters: ЧТ, ЧН, СЧ, ТСЯ, ТЬСЯ.

11:36

You will learn pronunciation of consonant clusters:  ТЧ, ЖЧ, ЗЧ, ЗЖ, ДЦ, СШ, ГК ,СТН.

11:39

You will learn how to pronounce voiceless and voiced consonants if they stay next to each other.

05:41

You will learn pronunciation of voiceless consonants that stay before voiced 'В'. 

07:20

You will learn how to pronounce voiced and voiceless consonants if they stay next to each other.

Reading exercises: assimilation of voiced consonants
08:27
11:26

You will learn how to make basic Russian sentence and learn about basic intonation patterns of Russian language.

Section 2: Part II
11:59

You will learn how to greet people and introduce yourself.

12:01

You will learn how to introduce yourself, your family members and friends. Tell about someone's profession or occupation.

List of family members
01:01
10 questions

Use personal pronoun according to the masculine, feminine or plural form of the noun.

11:57

You will learn how to ask and tell about an event; structure 'I have' and days of a week.

11:58

You will learn how to make plural form of the noun.

10 questions

Put nouns into the plural form.

11:59

You will learn how to express time of a day and invite friends to an event.

11:58

You  will learn names of seasons and months in Russian and will know how to talk about the weather.

08:43

You will learn numbers form 1 to 100.

Listening exercise: Numbers
05:34
05:21

You will learn names of basic food and simple phrases that we use in supermarket.

11:58

You will learn how to ask and tell exact and approximate time of a day.

06:35

You will learn how to ask and tell the time of a specific event.

09:47

You will learn names of clothes in Russian and practice numbers starting from 100...

11:57

You will learn how to define gender of Russian noun.

10 questions

Determine gender of the noun: masculine or feminine?

10 questions

Use pronouns ОН/ ОНА /ОНО  to indicate gender of the noun.

11:58

You will learn names of personal items and how to express location in Russian using  the rule of Prepositional case of the noun.

13 questions

Put nouns into the Prepositional case.

11:34

You will learn how to choose the right preposition  В or НА  according to the name of location.

12 questions

Choose appropriate preposition В or НА for the noun in prepositional case.

11:58

You will learn names of some countries and cities; conjugation of verb 'жить' and how to ask and tell where you live.

8 questions

Choose the right form of the verb.

11:59

You will learn conjugation of verbs 'работать'  and  'учиться' and how to ask and tell where you work or study.

7 questions

Choose the right form of the verb.




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Instructor Biography

Yulia Semenova, Authour and instructor of 'Russian in Graphics'

Hello! My name is Yulia. I'm a native Russian speaker Originaly I'm from Moscow. I'm fluent in Turkish and English. I have the Bachelor Degree in English Philology (Ege University, Turkey) and Master's Degree in Teaching Russian as Foreign language (The People's Friendship University of Russia, Moscow). I'm currently working as a Russian language instructor at Turkish university. Creating interactive learning materials and developing methodology of teaching Russian as foreign language have been the main areas of my professional interest.

Instructor Biography

Boguś Gasek, Researcher and simultaneous interpreter

Hello! My name is Boguś. I'm a consultant of the "Russian in graphics" course.

I hold a PhD in Linguistics. My areas of research include Translation Studies, lexicography and Russian accentology. I'm also a simultaneous interpreter of Russian and Polish languages.

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