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Mini Group Russian

Learning Russian at a Mini Group is an excellent way to combine the Standard or Intensive Russian with 5 to 10 extra lessons per week at a Mini Group class. The Mini Group is a small class of maximum 5 students where you benefit from more individual attention from your teacher. During this course, you will improve your fluency in the Russian language quickly and effectively in the shortest possible time. We advice studying Russian in a small group for those, who are short of time and enjoy an intensive study process.

Standard Russian course with 20 lessons per week covers all aspects of the language and aims to develop students’ communicative efficiency. In fact you will acquire all 4 language skills: reading, writing, speaking, listening and the use of grammar. Teachers use reading or listening to stimulate discussion and writing to consolidate the language practice.

The Intensive course with 25 lessons per week is designed for the motivated student who wishes to maximize the time spent in Latvia as effectively as possible. In addition to Standard Russian with 20 lessons per week, students will have extra 5 lessons per week on two afternoons.  Get ready not only to master situational language and discussions through role play but also use the social language.  For this reason, you will greatly develop and improve all skills necessary for confident communication.

You have the option to choose to learn Russian at a Mini group program

Standard 20 + Mini Group 5, a total of 25 lessons per week
Standard 20 + Mini Group 10, a total of 30 lessons per week
Intensive 25 + Mini Group 5, a total of 30  lessons per week

Number of lessons per week: 25 – 30
Minimum enrollment: 1 week
Maximum students per class: 8 (in summer up to 10), average 5
Levels: A1 to C1
Important: beginners should be familiar with the Cyrillic alphabet

The feedback from our students about their experience learning Russian

Emilie F. Dalisda, GERMANY: “I highly enjoyed my experience studying Russian at RLA Durbe. The teachers were really helpful and challenging at the same time. They adapted to our level of knowledge, therefore I could easily improve it. Due to small classes and the fact that we only spoke Russian, the classes were very helpful – we improved all skills with a variety of materials. I also enjoyed the atmosphere during and in between – I received exactly what I wanted from the course.”

Starting dates for beginners 2019
1, 29
13, 27
10, 25
8, 22
5, 19
2, 23

Starting dates
– for beginners in 2019 are 
January 7, February 4, March 4, April 1, April 29, May 13, May 27, June 10, June 25, July 8, July 22, August 5, August 19, September 2, September 23, October 14, November 11, December 2;
 – for level A1 will be confirmed after checking the knowledge. The student might be suggested to start either on the nearest to the chosen date or on the Beginners’ (if the knowledge doesn’t meet A1 standards);
 – levels A1+ to C1 can choose any  Monday.