Welcome to learn Russian in Latvia!
Your guide to the Russian language world
Are you looking for a Russian language school to learn the Russian language? Are high-quality Russian language courses in a safe, easily reachable destination also important to you? Check out the many benefits about studying the Russian language in Riga, Latvia (Europe)! Our mission is to guide your Russian language development through all four language skills. Skills such as reading, writing, speaking and listening – to enrich your vocabulary, grammatical, and language structures significantly.
Learn the Russian language in a comfortable and friendly environment. We are happy that we can offer you not only great quality courses but also a relaxed and stress-free atmosphere. We are always ready to help you every moment of your stay in Riga. It is very important both, for us to make sure you enjoy every part of your study experience and are happy to learn Russian in Riga.
Quality is the first!
Our Russian language school has more than 23 years of experience in international language tourism. RLA Durbe has recognition from the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science. We are also an accredited member of EAQUALS. EAQUALS accreditation allows us to be up-to-date with the latest linguistic field trends and guarantees the highest quality. See all the benefits you can expect in an Eaquals accredited school.
See the TOP 3 ”likes” from our former students:
1.Only Russian in the classroom. You will speak, read, talk, as well as listen in Russian from the very first minute of your class! All explanations are in Russian and you will feel completely immersed in the Russian language.
2. Individual approach. Owing to small classes (average 4-5 students per class), you will get a lot of individual attention from your teacher. It really helps you to learn the Russian language and make great progress in a short time!
3. Freedom. You will be able to talk about anything you want in Russian. Your teacher will guide conversations and gives you the freedom to express yourself.
Nora Poisa, director/owner: “Quite a few students choose our Russian language school to learn Russian because of its convenient location and no visa travel. As well as cheap, direct flights to other areas of the Baltics and Europe. But of course, all students return back because of the quality of teaching and the friendly, safe environment of the school and Riga. We welcome you to your first or further Russian language and cultural experience at RLA Durbe.”
TOP BENEFITS YOU WILL LOVE ABOUT YOUR RUSSIAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL IN LATVIA, EUROPE
|wdt_ID||The school||Your studies|
|1||Internationally accredited||Patient teachers|
|2||Centrally located||Rapid progress|
|3||Friendly staff||Small classes|
|4||Easy booking process||Individual approach|
|5||All year round||Internship|
Feedback from our students about their experience learning Russian abroad
Marianne, UK: “I would like to highlight the quality of the content and the fact that these classes provide you with a great opportunity to speak Russian. The RLA Durbe’s approach to teaching is both peculiar and meaningful. All the teachers use the communicative method which is the best way to obtain an active knowledge of the language. I was also able to compare the teaching here at the RLA Durbe with the great number of language classes I attended in my life. I certainly, definitely recommend it!”
Stephenie, USA: “Russian language Academy is a wonderful place to improve all areas of Russian language and start to speak Russian! The teachers are kind, certainly professional and similarly approachable. The environment of RLA is also lovely and conducive to learning, and all the teachers genuinely want you to gain from your experience here.”
ABOUT YOUR RUSSIAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL
The school has an exceptional location in the very heart of romantic Riga, the capital of Latvia. It’s really the best location in the entire city! Architectural beauty and a sophisticated atmosphere equally surround you every day! The National Opera House is just across the street. The Central Train and Bus Stations aren’t that far either. A block away is also the University of Latvia and across the park – the historic city section of the Old Town. Moreover, the big “Origo” Mall is nearby. Therefore you can find everything you might need during your Russian language stay: from stationery to restaurants and cafes.
You will find the school on the 2nd floor of a historical building. It has 10 bright classrooms, with all the technology necessary for learning. What is more – we also provide free Wi-Fi for students. In the student lounge, you’ll find tea for your enjoyment as well as a couple of water dispensers at your service. Students are also welcome to use the self-study room as well as the library for studying and practicing Russian with a friend. You will enjoy a relaxed and friendly atmosphere at the school as well as meet new friends from all over the world. We are sure that a safe and friendly environment is a very important part of your study experience. This ensures your willingness to both speak Russian during your lessons as well as outside classes.
It’s so easy to learn Russian with teachers who motivate you to speak Russian all the time! All the teachers are native Russian speakers who have received the highest degrees in education, philology, applied linguistics, and pedagogy. Our teachers are experienced professionals who specialize in teaching Russian as a foreign language. Moreover, they also have additional qualifications in cultural studies, business, science, law, etc. Therefore they are like actors who invite you to join a show. The teachers motivate you to master Russian grammar, as well as vocabulary, and linguistic principles through interactions, games, and songs. Afterward, you’ll be excited about the Russian language skills gained as well as great memories made with other students.
THE SCHOOL’S PHILOSOPHY
A lot of benefits for your progress in Russian. Choosing to learn the Russian language at RLA Durbe, you are going to study in a learner-focused and action-oriented teaching institution. The effective use of the “can do” statements serves as learning objectives. You will get all the benefits of effective collaboration as well as interaction with your teacher. It forms on monitoring the teaching process and changing the teaching strategies to the pace of your progress. Above all the motivating study process takes into account your personal needs. Also for fast progress, the teaching process uses only the target language, based on the communicative approach. In summary, our aim is to provide you with a comfortable, well equipped, clean and safe learning environment.
Your progress is important to us. So you will study at the Russian language school that ensures that all language course programs are specified by levels set to the CERF. Certification is key in that the content of the lessons, teaching aids, and the methodology is suitable for your age, level, and personal needs. Also, your feedback and analysis of the course will help our team to improve continuously and positively.
RLA Durbe’s slogan is “Climb higher with us!”. The logo shows the intention to motivate the students, teachers, and also the staff to develop themselves professionally and personally!
RLA Durbe is proud to be an official partner of the publishing house Zlatoust in St. Petersburg, Russia. It specializes in teaching materials on learning Russian as a foreign language. These materials help teachers in making the learning process smooth as well as correspond to your interests and needs. Valuable books such as “Грамматика в анекдотах” (Grammar in-jokes) and “Сказки на уроке русского языка” (Fairytales during the Russian lesson) acquaint you with the lifestyle and traditions of the Russian people. In addition, “Россия сегодня” (Russia today) through Russian newspapers teaches about youth culture, entertainment, and social problems in modern Russia.
Check for more interviews with happy students on our Youtube page 😉