Teaching course “Russian for Foreigners (Introductory)”

This course’s main goal is to guide students towards basic communicative competence in Russian. The focus is to further strengthen listening, speaking, reading, writing, and communication skills. The course integrates language learning with interactive tasks that enhance communication and comprehension skills. Students will learn basic vocabulary that is needed in real life communication situations while living in Ukraine. This course combines lectures with student conversations and dialogue games.


90 academic hours of Russian language.


  • The alphabet, learning to read and write;
  • Oral pronunciation, listening comprehension and basic vocabulary;
  • Naming things (body parts, classroom materials, and everyday items);
  • Accumulation of vocabulary related to everyday life in Ukraine;
  • Basic greeting, simple questions, formal and informal speech;
  • Verbs in present, past and future tense, verbs aspects, adjectives, adverbs, nouns, pronouns;
  • Conversation practice;
  • Reading, listening and translating short and simple texts.


Dates of the program