Russian in Dialogues Made Easy and Fun. Part 1.

"This course is specially designed to make your Russian study easy and fun."
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Instructed by Yana Sinayeva Language / Russian
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2014 English

Course Description

I’ve created this course for those who want to learn Russian without too much effort and time.

It consists of 24 lessons. Mind that this is just Part 1 and there are more parts to come.

What is in it for you as a beginner?

Well, first, you will learn basics using general and most useful vocabulary.

Second, the material you will use is presented in a simple and comprehensible way.

Third, your study will be enjoyable and fun.

And finally, some content is free.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need any applications which can open .pdf, ,mp3 format files. You might also need a printer to print downloadable material with cards for new vocabulary and phrases.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • After completing the course you will be able to understand and use basic vocabulary and phrases on such topics as: Getting acquainted, Introducing others, At a market, At a café.

What is the target audience?

  • All people without prior Russian language knowledge.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Getting acquainted.
02:13

In this video you will learn:

-the aim of the course,

-how the course is organized;

-about study schedule;

-how to interact with me and more...

01:35

In this lesson you will learn:

- how to introduce yourself in Russian;

-formal and informal greetings;

-word stress;

-female and male Russian names;

-what patronimic is;

-full and short form of a first name;

-Russian family names.

Formal and informal introduction.
5 questions
02:16

In this lesson you will learn:

-vowels;

-useful phrases.

Russian vowels.
5 questions
06:19

In this lesson you will learn:

-what a sound is;

-all Russian sounds;

-most important spelling rules;

Russian sounds.
7 questions
04:16

In this lesson you will learn:

-difference between a letter and a sound;

-all letters of the Russian alphabet;

-how to spell your first name and surname.

Russian letters.
8 questions
04:13

In this lesson you will learn:

-how to get acquainted;

-most useful phrases.

Dialogues. Part 1. Getting acquainted.
9 questions
3 pages

In this lesson you will learn:

-information about main characters of the story;

-review on some information given in previous lessons;

How useful were the explanations?
10 questions
5 pages

After listening to this lesson you will review all useful vocabulary for this section.

You can also print out the cards with the same words for better visual memorisation.

Section 2: Introducing others.
00:56

In this lesson you will learn:

-personal pronouns.

Pronouns.
5 questions
2 pages

In this lesson you will learn:

-how to define animate and inanimate nouns;

-how to put questions to nouns.

What is it?/Who is it?
6 questions
2 pages

In this lesson you’ll know how to:

- define gender of Russian nouns.

Gender of nouns.
7 questions
2 pages

In this lesson you’ll learn how to:

- ask for translations to Russian or English;

- review expressions “This is my…”.

What is it in Russian?/What is it in English?
8 questions
03:57

In this lesson you will learn:

-how to introduce anothers in formal style;

-how to introduce others in informal style;

-greetings;

-how to express "my" in Russian;

-useful phrases on the topic.

Dialogues. Part 2. Introducing others.
9 questions
3 pages

In this lesson you will learn:

-different greetings depending on time of a day;

-review and additional explanations on the video.

How useful were the explanations?
10 questions
Section 3: At a market.
00:57

In this lesson you will learn:

-fruits and vegetables.

Fruits and vegetables.
5 questions
02:01

In this lesson you will learn:

-how to define or make plural form of nouns;

-mail spelling rules.

Plural form of nouns.
6 questions
01:46

In this lesson you will learn:

-Russian numbers from 1 to 29.

Numbers 1-29.
7 questions
2 pages

In this lesson you’ll learn:

- how to ask about product price;

- useful phrases on shopping topic.

How much is… ?
8 questions
02:28

In this lesson you will learn:

-useful phrases on the topic;

-how to make common questions on the topic.

Dialogues. Part 3. At a market.
9 questions
1 page

In this lesson you will:

-review useful phrases on the topic.

How useful were the explanations?
10 questions
Section 4: At a café.
01:11

In this lesson you will learn:

-how to say "yes or no";

-how to say "not ... but ...".

Yes/No.
5 questions
01:41

In this lesson you will learn:

-numbers from 10 to 100.

Numbers 10-100.
6 questions
01:05

In this lesson you will learn:

-different froms of address to people;

-review expression "not ... but...".

Forms of address.
7 questions
03:18

In this lesson you will learn:

-all forms of possessive pronouns;

-some new words and expressions.

Possessive pronouns.
8 questions
03:40

In this lesson you will learn:

-useful phrases on the topic.

Dialogues. Part 4. At a café.
9 questions
2 pages

In this lesson you will:

-learn some additional information on the topic;

-read detailed explanations to the video.

How useful were the explanations?
6 questions
01:18

In this lecture you will:

-rewiev what was covered in the course;

-learn about ways to continue your learning.

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Instructor Biography

Yana Sinayeva, Russian Teacher

My name is Yana.

I am a certified Russian language teacher and the lead instructor of "Russian Club", which is a highly qualified language school based in Kiev, Ukraine.

I have been teaching Russian to foreigners for years at all levels.

I enjoy my job and my main goal is to make your study easy and fun!

Here is my detailed CV:

About myself

Date of birth: 11, May 1980

Married

Education

1998 - 2002 National Teachers’ Training University named after M. Dragomanov.

Bachelor’s degree in the Russian and English Languages and Foreign Literature (transferred). Diploma with honors

1997-1998 Kherson State Teachers’ Training University named after N. Krupskaya. Department of the Russian and English Languages and Foreign Literature

1995 -1997 College at Kherson State Teachers’ Training University named after N. Krupskaya. Foreign philology (English and Russian)

Additional trainings

June 2006 CAE, Certificate in Advanced English (ESOL) issued by the University of Cambridge

2000 -2002 European School of Correspondent Education. Certificate in Advanced Level of English (21 months)

Experience

2009 - present Head of “Russian Club” language school, teaching Russian as foreign language at all levels

December 2002 “International House” Language School (Kiev), as a teacher of Russian

- November 2012 foreigners (all levels)

February 2003 “SATO” Linguistic Center (Kiev), as a teacher of Business English (Upper Intermediate level)

- February 2004

May - July 2003 “The Eagle” Foreign Languages Center (Kiev), as a teacher of Russian for English speaking students (Beginner – Upper Intermediate levels)

January - April National Agrarian University (Kiev), as a teacher of Intensive 3-months

2003 course of English (Beginner- Intermediate levels)

2002-2003“Intellect” Lyceum (Kiev), as a teacher of English in the 9-10th grades

2000-2001“Alaris” Travel Company (Kiev), as a secretary-translator

10 years experience of teaching Russian for foreigners (all levels)

12 years experience of teaching English (Starter – Upper Intermediate)

Skills

Languages Ukrainian (native), Russian (native), English (fluent), French (basic level), Dutch (basic level)

PC Windows, Word, Internet, PowerPoint (advanced user), Adobe Photoshop

Fine Reader, Sound Forge etc.

Additional

Long-term practice of English with native speakers, trips to the

European Union countries. I provided excursions and translations

(written and oral) for foreign citizens (mainly citizens of the USA).

At my lessons I use contemporary textbooks and communicative method of teaching English and Russian in order to make the process of learning a foreign language interesting and efficient.

Personal traits

Responsible, hard-working, goal oriented, creative, communicative, flexible, looking for new streams in teaching. I enjoy my work and do my best to make lessons enjoyable and interesting for my students. I always ask for feedback and I am open to comments and critics about my teaching methods.

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