Russian: Beginner Level 1

Russian is the largest native language in Europe, with 144 million native speakers in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and is also widely spoken in Central Asia. Russian is the eighth most spoken language in the world by number of native speakers and the seventh by total numbers of speakers. Our experienced instructor, Katya Maher, will make you familiar with how to read and write the Cyrillic alphabet and everything else you need to communicate in this language. Following the guidelines of the Common European Framework of Reference, students at this level will learn to read and write the Cyrillic alphabet, identify common words concerning themselves and their families, read basic vocabulary, ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need, and use simple phrases and sentences to describe familiar people and places. Instructor: Katya Maher