Why learn Russian?
The Russian language ranks 6th in the world in terms of the number of speakers (after English, Chinese, Hindi, Spanish and Arabic); in terms of prevalence - 8th place (after Chinese, Spanish, English, Arabic, Hindi, Bengali and Portuguese).
Russian is the official or working language in a number of international organizations: the UN and some of its subsidiaries, SCO, OSCE, CIS, EurAsEC, CSTO, etc. Now Russian is spoken by 146 million citizens of the Russian Federation and another 127 million abroad. Russian is great prose, wonderful poetry and just a beautiful and interesting language. We will teach you to see its beauty and lightness. Waiting for you!
Would you like to ...
• to get a new professional competence?
• learn a new foreign culture and its language?
• be able to communicate with people from Russia and from more than twenty countries of the world?
• speak one of the official languages of the UN, the World Bank and the International Space Station?
• increase the benefits of your resume for future job opportunities?
What you can learn in this course...
This course is intended for those with professional, scientific, political or cultural interests in Russia, its language and culture. It is ideal for those who have already started to immerse themselves in the Russian language but would like to learn to communicate even better, both in everyday life and in business-related situations, to be able to read and conduct business correspondence in Russian, as well as to learn more about Russian culture.
Lessons will be organized in an interactive manner with an emphasis on modern spoken and written language, and therefore on the language of communication. A variety of audiovisual materials and communication games will be used. The course consists of several components: a deeper understanding of the basic concepts of Russian grammar, presented in a comprehensive academic way; the language of communication-based on the realities of modern Russia; speaking, listening, reading and writing in practice, in the form of interactive exercises and role-plays.
Participants will get acquainted with the basic concepts of Russian grammar, set out comprehensively and in detail, increase their vocabulary to about 2300 words and learn how to maintain a conversation in various situations.
Our teachers -
professional philologists with diplomas from Russian universities and extensive teaching experience, incl. Russian as a foreign language. Under their guidance, you will be able to master languages from the basics to the very top. The training program is built in accordance with European standards from level A1 to level C2. Based on the results of the classes, an official certificate is issued that meets European standards and is recognized by European government and business structures.
Our advantages -
small groups from 6 to 12 people
modern teaching methods of Russian universities
programs are designed in accordance with levels A1-C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
teachers - native speakers of Russian and specialists in teaching Russian as a foreign language
upon completion, an official diploma is issued, recognized in Belgium and in the EU
the possibility of obtaining an international certificate in Russian as a foreign language
internships at partner universities in Russia
Opinions of our students
...Speaking Russian gives you the chance to experience the real Russia. Knowing Russian will then be an added value for each type of profession.
...Russian language is one way to solve "the riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma" as Churchill said long time ago. Russia and its language are indeed enigmatic and learning Russian is a fascinating journey worth taking.
..Knowing Russian means having access to the great texts of Russian literature as well as to cinema and songs. Our teacher is very enthusiastic and patient and she manages to keep a good pace to maintain the interest of each student!