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Russian Verbs of Motion

Why do you need to know Russian verbs of Motion?


It’s no secret many students face challenges when trying to learn Russian verbs of motion. It’s ok, you have it covered now. Individual course – Russian Verbs of Motion will help you fill all gaps you might have at any level of knowledge.

With this individual course you concentrate solely on verbs of movement. As you know, these Russian verbs are among the most used, as they take you to places. You can run [бежать], go [идти], walk [гулять], travel [путешествовать], fly [лететь] or even swim [плыть].

Russian verbs of motion are also famous for being ‘the scary verbs’, as the nuances are challenging for some students. The truth is, they are easy to master if you try to understand them one step at a time. Thus with the right proportion of the necessary theory and instant practice, this course will help you to:

  • Understand the difference between perfective and imperfective verbs of motion.
  • Master all forms of verbs of motion according to your level.
  • Correctly use these verbs of motion in daily life situations with confidence.

Russian Verbs of Motion program structure

The program is offered for levels A1, A2 and B1. One module – 10 lessons.

You can choose the amount of modules you would like to book.

  • Level A1 – 10 lessons (1 module)
  • Level A2 – up to 20 lessons total (you can book 1 or 2 modules)
  • Level B1 – up to 30 lessons total (you can book 1, 2 or 3 modules)

The goal of the course Russian Verbs of Motion

The goal of this individual course is for you to sharpen your skills and learn to understand all the verb nuances. Focus 100% on different verbs of motion and efficiently fill any gaps you have. The skillful teachers of Russian Language Academy will guide you and teach you how to use the right verbs in right situations. Your results – gained new skills to transport you to a higher Russian language level in no time.

wdt_ID Level of knowledge Topics of focus Additional topics
1 A1 level Verbs of motion without prefixes: to go [идти/ходить], to drive [ехать/ездить]. Conjugation. The use of speech. Verbs of motion with prefixes: to go [пойти], [поехать], to come-to go [прийти - уйти], to come-to leave [приехать - уехать]. The use of speech.
2 A2 level Vеrbs of motion with prefixes: to enter [входить/войти], to come [приходить/прийти], to leave [уходить/уйти], etc. Use of perfect and imperfect verbs in the present, past and future tenses. Verbs: to carry [нести/носить], [вести/водить], to drive [вести/водить]. Conjugation. The use of speech.
3 B1 level Verbs of motion with prefixes: to come [приходить/прийти], to arrive [приезжать/приехать], to enter [входить/войти], [въезжать/въехать], to go around [обходить/обойти], [объезжать/объехать], etc. The use of verbs in speech. Verbs of motion: to run [бежать/бегать], to fly [лететь/летать], to swim [плыть/плавать], to wander [брести/бродить], to drag [тащить/таскать], to roll [катить/катать], to deliver [довезти/довозить]. Meaning. The use of speech.

The verbs: to carry [нести/носить], to drive [вести/водить], to carry [везти/возить] with prefixes: to bring [принести/приносить], to take away [увести/уводить], to deliver [довезти/довозить], etc.

General info about Russian Verbs of Motion course:

Book an Individual module or apply for a real class in-person training in Riga.
Real class module will take place in the afternoons and should be booked together with morning Individual or Group course.

Standard price: 480 EUR per module (10 lessons).
Minimum level: A1 with some basic knowledge/basic reading skills
Important: One module consists of 10 lessons. Please specify the amount of modules you’d like to book!
Starting dates: any week upon request
Study intensity: according to your wishes, 4-10 lessons per week
Study times: morning, day or evening – please let us know your preference

 [У́мный в го́ру не пойдёт, у́мный го́ру обойдёт.] © Из стихотворения «Происшествие в горах» (1938) поэта Сергея Владимировича Михалкова (р. 1913).

Literal translation: “A smart person will not climb a mountain. A smart person will go around it. ” Quote from the poem “An Incident in the Mountains” (1938) by the poet Sergei Vladimirovich Mikhalkov (b. 1913). Similar meaning phrase in English: Cross the stream where it is shallowest.

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