Russian Language Courses and TORFL Testing

Need to confirm you Russian language level for further employment? Take a state test for Russian as a foreign language (TORFL) at PetrSU Linguistic Center which has been holding Russian language courses for foreigners since 1992.

Our language classes conducted by experienced teachers will help to take your learning to a new level. Whether you need to put an emphasis on the basics of grammar or conversation, the program will always be adjusted to your needs.

The General Russian language courses will give beginners, as well as advanced students, the necessary skills in Russian for practical use. Intermediate and advanced students will have the opportunity to improve their proficiency in both oral and written language. Students are free to take some special courses on Russian literature, history and culture. It is also possible to extend the program of the course and include more corrective phonetics, grammar, Russian studies, learning Russian literature of a particular period in history as well as Russian history itself, practical stylistics, contemporary Russian art, films and music, modern mass media.

We offer both individual and group tuition. We recommend you to take individual instructions, which are more effective. The teacher will design the whole course according to your wishes and demands. One-to-one tuition guarantees the fastest progress and focuses on personal language skills. Besides, you are free to set the schedule and duration of your study, learning load of 10 to 20 hours/week and time you would like to start.

On the whole, teaching is usually conducted individually or in small groups of 2-5 people. Groups are formed according to the level of proficiency of students. Students are provided with a package of exercises to enlarge their active vocabulary and grammar.

Russian language instruction is conducted 5 days a week, from Monday to Friday. The recommended intensity of lessons is 4 academic hours a day, which comprise total of 20 hours a week.

Duration of courses: 4 weeks, 8 weeks, 12 weeks, 16 weeks (1 semester), 32 weeks (2 semesters).

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Last updated: 29.10.2019