Russian for Beginners. Part 3

About the course

Russian is considered to be one of the world’s most difficult languages. This course aimed at helping those who are interested in understanding the Russian language. Every unit of the course consists of several parts explaining vocabulary, phonetics (pronunciation), grammar, and provides examples of simple dialogues in Russian. Russian for Beginners 3 continues to explain the basics of Russian to those who have already completed the previous two parts of the course as well as the introduction to the Russian alphabet.

Upon completion of the course students will have learned: Russian verbs which indicate the object`s location; the verbs заниматься, интересоваться, поздравлять, желать and their conjugation in the Past, Present and Future tense; the formation and use of Instrumental and Prepositional case of Russian nouns, pronouns and adjectives; the formation of the Imperative; the use of Genitive, Dative and Accusative case in different types of conversational phrases.

The course contains more than 100 new words and conversational phrases providing the learner with a basic vocabulary for everyday communication on such topics as housing, hobbies an interests, holidays and congratulations, as well as the vocabulary which can be used when going to someone’s house. More than 150 exercises are provided for the learners to apply the knowledge they will learn on the course.

Upon completion of this course learners will achieve the following learning objectives:

1.1. Learn how to tell about your house.

1.2. Learn how to tell about the location of an object.

1.3. Learn how to conjugate the verbs стоять, лежать, висеть.

1.4. Learn how to use the Prepositional case when decribing location.

2.1. Learn how to tell about your hobbies and interests.

2.2. Learn how to conjugate the verbs заниматься, интересоваться.

2.3. Learn how to use the construction играть + во что? на чем?

2.4. Learn how to form and use the Instrumental case.

3.1. Learn how to congratulate on a holiday.

3.2. Learn how to express holiday wishes.

3.3. Learn how to conjugate the verbs поздравлять, поздравить, желать, пожелать.

3.4. Learn how to use the Accusative, the Prepositional and the Genitive with time expressions.

4.1. Learn new verbal pairs (imperfective and perfective).

4.2. Learn how to conjugate the verbs дарить, подарить.

4.3. Learn the new uses of the Dative case.

4.4. Learn how to form the Imperative in the Russian language.

4.5. Learn how to invite, and how to accept or politely decline an invitation.

All courses in Russian for beginners:

  1. Russian Alphabet
  2. Russian for Beginners. Part 1
  3. Russian for Beginners. Part 2
  4. Russian for Beginners. Part 3
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Course's authors:

  • Elena Kosareva
    PhD in Philological Sciences, Assistant Professor, Department for Russian as a Foreign Language and Methods of Its Teaching
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2021 год