"My mission is to make sure that every person, regardless of their income level, status, place of residence, or any other factor, can easily and confidently build their base of knowledge and communicate in Russian to achieve their goals."
Tanya Semke, the author of the course
Devote 15 min/day to make your Russian dream come true
About the course
Start Speaking Russian is an interactive online Russian language training which smartly combines well-dosed theory and everyday one-to-one speaking practice with a native teacher.
You move forward with two main steps: you learn a small dose of essential grammar and vocabulary necessary to communicate and then, you immediately put this knowledge into practice with a native teacher. Like this, you start speaking in Russian from the very first day.
All the pre-recorded video lessons and studying materials with theory are available on our web platform or mobile app. You get access to a new portion of knowledge every two days, that is, you have 3 days a week to learn and practice Russian".
You watch a short video lesson with essential grammar and vocabulary presentation in Eng / Chi
You talk in Russian with the native teacher for 15 min on the phone
You do practical tasks in your interactive online textbook and get immediate auto correction
You relax for the next day
The training takes place anywhere!
All you need is your smartphone / laptop and headphones
Everyday face-to-face interaction with a native Russian teacher on the phone will be constantly pushing you towards your fluency in Russian.
You will study for 30 min a day, 3 days a week for 4 months or 8 months depending on the training plan you choose.
Words with illustrations in the audio dictionary. By the end of the training, you will have +1000 words in your vocabulary, which you will steadily get used to actively using in speech.
24/7 support in Eng. / Chi
Short theory lessons
110 pre-recorded video lessons with essential grammar and vocabulary to watch on the phone & practical assignments that take not more than 10 min at a time.
You practice speaking in Russian every day from the first day! In this way, knowledge naturally integrates into your daily life. As well, speaking Russian starts to become a habit.
You will do various practical assignments in the most innovative interactive online textbook.
Raise your Russian from 0 to A1 level
There are two packages - for 4 months and 8 months.
In 4 months of training you will cover 1⁄2 of the Beginner level. After that time, you will be able to:
After completing the whole 8-month training, you will reach the language level A1 (Beginner) and will be ready to communicate in a simple way if the other person talks slowly and clearly. You will be able to:
✔ read in Russian ✔ understand and use very common everyday expressions and simple phrases for immediate needs ✔
introduce yourself and other people in a simple way ✔
ask and answer questions about personal details, such as where you live and work, things you have and like
✔ read in Russian ✔ speak clearly and confidently ✔
understand up to 1000 words ✔
ask all types of "survival" questions ✔ share basic info about yourself and your family ✔
understand and use very common everyday expressions and simple phrases for immediate needs ✔
ask and answer questions about personal details, such as where you live and work, things you have and like ✔
buy food and order meals in restaurants ✔
count money and talk about prices ✔
talk about the past ✔ tell and ask about future plans ✔
invite other people to do something
Get 100% of the Beginner course
Get ½ of the Beginner course
• Complete Beginner level in Russian • 8 months of training • 110 pre-recorded video lessons • 5% discount on all pre-recorded courses • 3% discount on private lessons • Private chat for Q&A with the teacher • Certificate upon completion • Access 12 months
• ½ Beginner level in Russian • 4 months of training • 60 pre-recorded video lessons • Access 6 months
Once you paid the training you'll receive: - two receipts (from Smart Russian school and payment system) - student's agreement to sign - training instructions - personal account invitation link On the day of purchasing, you'll get access to the platform with video lessons and studying materials in PDF. Our manager will call you to set up a schedule of your phone conversations with the teacher.
The 4-month training plan can be done within 6 months, that is, in total you have two months for a break or vacation. The 8-month training plan can be done within 12 months, that is, in total you have four months for a break or vacation.
You can choose the 4-month training plan and cover ½ of the Beginner level (60 lessons), or choose the 8-month package to complete the entire Beginner level (110 lessons). In both plans, you have 3 days a week when you receive access to video lessons with theory (15 min), practical tasks in the textbook (15 min) and phone conversation with your teacher (15 min). You are free to place all the three activities in your day schedule.
You can get 100% of your payment within 14 days from the purchase date. The full amount will be returned to the same credit card or PayPal account from which the payment was made.