Russian - Level 1

at Fluent City - Flatiron

Course Details
$399 15 seats left
Start Date:

Tue, Nov 05, 7:00pm - Jan 21, 9:00pm (10 sessions)

Next start dates (1)

Flatiron, Manhattan
330 5th Ave 7th Fl
Btwn W 32nd & W 33rd Streets
New York, New York 10001
No class on Dec 24 and 31.
Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 17 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Leila Abasheva

What you'll learn in this basic russian class:

We get it, you’ve been dreaming about going to St. Petersburg, but you’ve taken a decade off learning Russian. But you’re ready for that all to change with Russian 1. This class is perfect for you if you're completely new to the language and want to get the basics down to start speaking conversational Russian.

Here's What To Expect

Know Before You Go
Nothing! Because this course is designed for complete beginners, you’ll be ready to join even if you’ve never spoken a word of Russian in your life.

The Nitty Gritty

  • Basics of reading and writing Russian. 
  • Decline nouns in nominative and prepositional cases. 
  • Conjugation of verbs in present tense. 
  • Noun and adjective case. 
  • Number and gender agreement. 
  • Demonstrative and possessive pronouns in the nominative case. 
  • 7-letters and 5-letter spelling rules.
You'll Be Able To
  • Introduce yourself to native speakers. 
  • Talk about your family. 
  • Talk about what you like to do in your free time.

Nervous? Don't Be
From day one, you’ll be engaging in conversation with your instructor and your classmates. This will prepare you to feel confident and comfortable when speaking with natives.

This class may or may not require additional fees for books/materials outside of the class price. Please email [email protected] to check.

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Refund Policy
Plans change—we totally get it. That’s why you have until 7 days prior to the start date of your class to make any cancelations or same-level transfers. After that, refunds cannot be offered under any circumstance and for transfers, there may be a fee. (Exception: If you’re in an incorrect level placement for a language class, we’ll make sure to get you into the right one).

The cancellation policy for private and makeup lessons is as follows: 24 hour notice is expected for cancellation of any weekday (before 6pm) lessons. Otherwise, you will still be charged. Weeknight (after 6pm) or weekend private or makeup lessons cannot be cancelled.


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Start Dates (2)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
7:00pm - 9:00pm Leila Abasheva 10 $399
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Nov 12 7:00pm - 9:00pm Leila Abasheva
Tue, Nov 19 7:00pm - 9:00pm Leila Abasheva
Tue, Nov 26 7:00pm - 9:00pm Leila Abasheva
Tue, Dec 03 7:00pm - 9:00pm Leila Abasheva
Tue, Dec 10 7:00pm - 9:00pm Leila Abasheva
Tue, Dec 17 7:00pm - 9:00pm Leila Abasheva
Tue, Jan 07 7:00pm - 9:00pm Leila Abasheva
Tue, Jan 14 7:00pm - 9:00pm Leila Abasheva
Tue, Jan 21 7:00pm - 9:00pm Leila Abasheva
7:00pm - 9:00pm TBD 11 $399
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Mon, Dec 16 7:00pm - 9:00pm TBD
Mon, Dec 23 7:00pm - 9:00pm TBD
Mon, Jan 06 7:00pm - 9:00pm TBD
Mon, Jan 13 7:00pm - 9:00pm TBD
Mon, Jan 27 7:00pm - 9:00pm TBD
Mon, Feb 03 7:00pm - 9:00pm TBD
Mon, Feb 10 7:00pm - 9:00pm TBD
Mon, Feb 24 7:00pm - 9:00pm TBD
Mon, Mar 02 7:00pm - 9:00pm TBD
Mon, Mar 09 7:00pm - 9:00pm TBD

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Question from anonymous
Hi, I'm a fluent Russian speaker but read at grade level and don't know how to write. If I wanted to improve reading/writing only is one of your courses right for me?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hello, there! This is likely not the best fit for you as the classes focus on building conversational skills and while they work on reading and writing. They are a conversation-first language school. Hope this helps!

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