Fall Session begins Monday, September 12, 2022.

Registration opens July 11.

TMORA offers multiple levels of Beginning Russian Language classes offered virtually through Zoom.  Classes are held weekly for 10 consecutive weeks.  Adult students only.

Beginner’s level starts with learning the Russian alphabet and phonetics, as well as the development of basic reading skills, providing the knowledge of basic grammar patterns and vocabulary. The course covers essential aspects of everyday life, such as meeting people, getting around the city, shopping, visiting restaurants, using transportation, expressing intentions, speaking by phone, and communicating in social media. This course will enable students to communicate in a variety of situations.

For those with Russian language experience, a proficiency test is required to be placed in classes above Beginning Level 1.

Tuition: $265 – TMORA Members |  $295 – Non-Members

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The Poekhali Textbook and Workbook are required for classes and are not included in tuition.  Students may order using the links below.

If you wish to inquire further about classes or proficiency tests, please contact:

Elena Epshteyn, TMORA Lead Russian Language Instructor: lepshteyn@tmora.org

 

 

Beginning Level – 1 

September 13 – November 15

Tuesdays: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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Beginner’s level starts with learning the Russian alphabet and phonetics, as well as the development of basic reading skills, providing the knowledge of basic grammar patterns and vocabulary. The course covers essential aspects of everyday life, such as meeting people, getting around the city, shopping and visiting restaurants.

The goal of this course is for students to be able to greet others, introduce themselves, and ask for basic information. 

Prerequisites: none

Poekhali 1.1 Textbook and Workbook are required for this level. Free standard shipping with code VACCINESWORK.

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Beginning Level – 2 

September 13 – November 15 

Tuesdays: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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The goal of this course is for students to be able to speak about themselves, their families, hobbies and free time, and express their likes and dislikes. Students will also learn days of the week and numbers from 1 to 199.

Prerequisite: Beginning Level 1 or proficiency test.

Please contact the instructor (lepshteyn@tmora.org) if you have not taken any other classes at TMORA before registering. Proficiency test is required to be placed in this class. Applicants should have basic reading skills and be able to introduce themselves, name objects, and ask for basic information.

Poekhali 1.1 Textbook and Workbook are required for this level. Free standard shipping with code VACCINESWORK.

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Beginning Level – 4 

September 13 – November 15

Tuesdays: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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The goal of the course is for students to expand grammar knowledge by learning adjectives, adverbs and modal words. Students will converse about travel and vacations, languages, progress as well as food and fashion. 

Prerequisite: Beginning Level 3 or proficiency test.

Please contact the instructor (lepshteyn@tmora.org) if you have not taken any other classes at TMORA before registering. Proficiency test is required to be placed in this class. Applicants should be able to read in Russian, talk about their hobbies, daily routine and family. Applicants should be able to conjugate Russian verbs in Present and Past tenses, know numbers from 1 to 199.

Poekhali 1.1 Textbook and Workbook are required for this level. Free standard shipping with code VACCINESWORK.

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Beginning Level – 5 

September 13 – November 15

Tuesdays: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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This class will focus on expanding vocabulary by adding international words. Students will learn Prepositional case of adjectives and learn verbs of motion. Some of the fun topics of this session include travel and home furnishings.

Prerequisite: Beginning Level 4 or proficiency test.

Please contact the instructor (lepshteyn@tmora.org) if you have not taken any other classes at TMORA before registering. Proficiency test is required to be placed in this class. Applicants should be able to read in Russian, talk about their hobbies, daily routine and family. Applicants should be able to conjugate Russian verbs in Present and Past tenses, know numbers from 1 to 199 and have an understanding of Russian adverbs and adjectives and their agreement with nouns.

Poekhali 1.1 Textbook and Workbook are required for this level. Free standard shipping with code VACCINESWORK.

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Advanced Beginning Level – 1 (Morning)

September 12 – November 14

Mondays: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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Advanced Beginning Level – 1 (Evening)

September 12 – November 14

Mondays: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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The goal of the course is for students to expand vocabulary for daily interaction. Students will continue learning verbs of motion, add reflexive verbs and genitive case of Russian nouns, Conversation topics for this course include travel, hotel accommodations and Russian holidays.

Prerequisite: Beginning Level 5 or proficiency test.

Please contact the instructor (lepshteyn@tmora.org) if you have not taken any other classes at TMORA before registering. Proficiency test is required to be placed in this class. Applicants should be able to talk in past in present tense about their hobbies, profession, daily routine, fashion, family and travel. Applicants should be able to use verbs of motion as well as reflexive verbs and feel comfortable with nominative, prepositional, accusative cases of nouns and adjectives.

Poekhali 1.2 Textbook and Workbook are required for this level. Free standard shipping with code VACCINESWORK.

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Advanced Beginning Level – 2

September 14 – November 16

Wednesdays: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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This class will expand students’ knowledge of genitive case of the nouns and adjectives. 

Students will learn numerals from 200 to 1,000,000 and their agreement with the nouns. Verb aspects will be introduced in this class. 

Fun topics of this session include Russian holidays and biographies of famous Russian people.

Prerequisite: Advanced Beginning Level 1 or proficiency test.

Please contact the instructor (lepshteyn@tmora.org) if you have not taken any other classes at TMORA before registering. Proficiency test is required to be placed in this class. Applicants should be able to speak in past and present tense about their hobbies, profession, daily routine, fashion, family and travel. Applicants should be able to use verbs of motion as well as reflexive verbs and feel comfortable with nominative, prepositional, accusative cases of nouns and adjectives.

Poekhali 1.2 Textbook and Workbook are required for this level. Free standard shipping with code VACCINESWORK.

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Advanced Beginning Level – 4

September 17 – November 19

Saturdays: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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During this course the students will learn how to form Imperative mood, express their wants using subjunctive mode, learn instrumental case of Russian nouns and adjectives and solidify use of verbs of motion.

Prerequisite: Advanced Beginning Level 3 or proficiency test.

Please contact the instructor (lepshteyn@tmora.org) if you have not taken any other classes at TMORA before registering. Proficiency test is required to be placed in this class. Applicants should be able to speak in past, present, and future tense about their hobbies, profession, daily routine, fashion, family, and travel. Applicants should be able to use verbs of motion as well as reflexive verbs and feel comfortable with nominative, genitive, dative, and prepositional cases of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives.

Poekhali 1.2 Textbook and Workbook are required for this level. Free standard shipping with code VACCINESWORK.

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