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The Very First Russian language Class

How do we usually start our studies with students who are complete beginners?   I start my...
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Learning a language: the secret to success

When deciding to learn a new language, or top up your current knowledge, it’s difficult to...
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“War and Peace” - The Russian novel on BBC

When I was a teenage girl, it was compulsory to study War and Peace at school. I remember that...
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China vs Russia: The Game on the African Field

Prologue February 2009 – The President of China tours countries to the south of the Sahara –...

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  • Ignaty Dyakov Central London, W1U Gold Member

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    Author of a series of unconventional Russian language textbooks used at universities and schools world-wide, experienced language instructor and professional linguist from St Petersburg.
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    My approach is friendly, very methodical and consistent. Each Skype session is individually planned for you, we will use your existing knowledge and work together until the required standard is achieved. Students of different levels are welcome!
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    My name is Valentina, I am native Russian speaker and a Russian language tutor. I have two degrees. One is the degree in Russian language and literature, another is Civil Lawyer.
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    Hi! If you want to study Russian, English or Turkish I can offer you a tailor-made course, a one-off session if you need help with translation, or I can help you with a specific topic of grammar, vocabulary or pronunciation.
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    I am your language expert with an unbelievable patience when it comes to repeating and explaining. My clients usually says I'm fun to work with, and the atmosphere during our lessons is really great.
  • Maria Rumney Great Malvern, WR14

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    Hello, I will be happy to teach you Russian. My lessons are taylored to my students' needs and standards and I can recommend you the textbook which will ideally suit your demands.
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  • Tchaikovsky and ballet...

    Olga Hornett Russian Teacher (Watford) Picture Ballet has always been my passion, and the Nutcracker is one of my favourites. Incredible music, written by Tchaikovsky in 1892 for the ballet, is well-known, particularly his Waltz of the Flowers. It has truly become world heritage music. The magical Nutcracker has been very popular in the UK...
  • Languages: the key to New Worlds

    Nina Miralles Russian Teacher (South East London) Picture Getting to learn a language is very much like getting to know a new world. To me, it has always been a means of becoming part of an entirely different culture, history and way of living. Although many people nowadays consider languages as part of a useful skillset for business (and indeed it...
  • Why you should learn the Russian language

    Valentina Ross Russian Teacher (North London) Picture If you decide to study the Russian language, many prospects will open up for you. In 2016, Russia's population is currently about 150 million people. You can find business partners, meet friends and even find love in Russia. If you know Russian, you will be able to talk not only to naive...

 

  • The Very First Russian language Class Editor's Pick

    Elvira I Russian Teacher (Nottingham) Picture How do we usually start our studies with students who are complete beginners?   I start my lesson usually with going through the alphabet. Even if a student says that they don't want to learn Cyrillic I would strongly recommend doing so: it is not difficult! But it gives you such freedom –...
  • Every End is a New Beginning

    Iana Russian Teacher (North London) Picture Did you know that the words 'beginning' and 'end' used to be a single word in the Slavic languages, as e.g. in Russian? The words "начало" "конец" actually have the same stem, although it might not seem like it. The thing is, 'ча' and 'кон' used to be one word which meant both...
  • “War and Peace” - The Russian novel on BBC

    Olga Hornett Russian Teacher (Watford) Picture When I was a teenage girl, it was compulsory to study War and Peace at school. I remember that the volume we had to read seemed frightening – 4 thick books with loads of pages describing the horror of the war with Napoleon in 1812… At 15 we were more interested in socialising with friends,...