Russian courses

The one-week course Russian Now! is aimed at those interested in business who would like to gain a solid insight into the Russian language and culture in a very short time.

The Introductory Russian course is particularly suitable if you want to gain a first insight into the Russian language in a very short time and want to communicate in simple everyday situations.

Russian 1 is aimed at beginners without or with very little previous knowledge. The course teaches the Russian alphabet as well as elementary grammar and basic vocabulary for basic communication skills in simple everyday situations.

Russian 2 builds on Russian 1 and enhances communicative skills in everyday situations, basic grammar and vocabulary.

Russian 3 is aimed at participants who want to consolidate their knowledge of basic grammar and expand their vocabulary in order to master most of the everyday situations that occur during a stay in Russia linguistically independently and to have simple conversations with the country and its people.

Russian 4 is aimed at participants who have a command of basic Russian grammar, are able to communicate well in everyday situations and understand texts with a proportion of unknown words. The range of topics will be extended and more complex grammatical structures will be covered.

In cooperation with the Vologda State University, LSI offers a two-week intensive Russian 5 course in Vologda. The course combines intensive learning according to the proven teaching method of the LSI-Russicum with the opportunity to get to know a very interesting and impressive part of Russia, the north of the country with its great cultural diversity.

The three blended learning courses Business Russian, Russian in Politics and Media and Russian Non-Stop offer classroom teaching as well as online learning. Business Russian offers a comprehensive basis for an additional specialist language qualification in the field of business Russian. Russian in Politics and Media offers an introduction to the language of the media and trains various forms of oral communication on these topics as well as reading skills. The three-day Russian Non-Stop language-training course offers LSI.Online participants the opportunity to develop their language skills intensively and in a short time.

The courses An Introduction to Business Russian, Communication Course Russian and Exam Preparation Course "Certified Translator” are specialised courses offering higher level Russian lessons.

The Russian for Pupils Courses A and B are designed for pupils who would like to refresh their Russian and are looking for a course during the school holidays. Course A is aimed at students who need to repeat the elementary grammar of Russian and to practise their speaking skills. Course B is aimed at students attending 12th and 13th grade who wish to prepare for the oral Russian A-Level examination.