LEARN RUSSIAN IN SAINT PETERSBURG


The city of St. Petersburg is a fantastic city with amazing features that attract thousands of travelers from different parts of the planet. In fact, this city is considered as the cultural capital of Russia due to its spectacular cultural hubs throughout its territory. Moreover, this Russian city has been developing dramatically in many aspects: political, economical and educational during the last centuries.

Nowadays, Saint Petersburg includes important universities, institutes and schools that provide an excellent education. This education is quite attractive for westerners who are visiting the city in order to study the Russian Language in any prestigious language school in the city. That is why the city is receiving thousands of international students each year.



About the city

St. Petersburg is one of the few cities that have a strong cultural and historical background. This magnificent city was founded in 1703 by one of the most important Tsars in the Russian Empire; we are talking about Peter the Great. This important Tsar in Russia made some important positive changes in the city during his period as an emperor. The city is situated near the Gulf of Finland at the Neva River.

Nowadays, St. Petersburg is considered as a federal city, the second biggest town and one of the principal touristic areas in Russia because it attracts thousands of tourists from different parts of the world each year. The population is 4.7 million of inhabitants approximately. Throughout the history, the city of St. Petersburg has been changing its name several times. For instance, in 1914 the city was named as Petrograd (Петрогр́ад) and later in 1924, it was called as Leningrad ((Ленингр́ад). However, in 1991 the city was called again as Saint Petersburg. We have to mention that all these changes were for political purposes.

It is strongly recommended to visit the city in June because it is warm and foreigners can be part of some fabulous celebrations at night. June is considered as the peak season where everything is expensive and the city is overcrowded by tourists. Other recommended months to visit St. Petersburg is September and October because the humidity and the temperature drops significantly in these months and there are a lot of fresh winds around the city.

Summer Garden St.Petersburg , Russia The Egyptian Bridge St.Petersburg, Russia


As we’ve mentioned before, St. Petersburg is considered as one of the most important touristic cities in Russia because of its marvelous characteristics. As an example, we can mention the historical center, the well-preserved buildings with fantastic architectonic style, the baroque bridges, the rich traditions, the delicious food, the excellent art work, the kind people, the active night life and the breathtaking natural landscapes.

Furthermore, tourists can find several historical attractions such as the Winter Palace of the most popular Dynasty in Russia: the Romanov Dynasty, and the Hermitage Museum that is located inside the Palace. The museum includes fabulous art collections and valuable stuff of gold and silver. The UNESCO declared this site as a World Heritage site. Without a doubt, this city has all the elements for you to have an unforgettable vacation time.

Why learn Russian in St. Petersburg?

There are several reasons to learn Russian Language in St. Petersburg. The large number of accommodation facilities for foreigners is definitely a big reason that attracts thousands of international students from different parts of Europe and Asia. Another important reason to take a language course in this Russian city is the efficient language schools and language centers where students can learn the Russian language properly with Russian native speaker teachers.

The city has a big cultural and historical background. That is why students can find stunning buildings that have an impressive architectonic style and a large number of museums that explain the ancient art of the Russian people. In addition, there are a lot of web pages about language schools that offer affordable online courses. For example, The Russian Language and Culture Institute of Philology of the State University is a prestigious language school that provides Russian courses and programs in St. Petersburg.

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St. Isaac Cathedral St.Petersburg, Russia Mikhailovsky Castle St.Petersburg, Russia Narvskie Vorota St.Petersburg, Russia Griboedov Canal St.Petersburg, Russia


Russian courses in St. Petersburg


Intensive Russian Course

An Intensive Group Course comprises 25 lessons per week in groups with maximum ten participants. The morning lessons (20) are taken together with the students who have booked our Standard Group Course. The afternoon supplement (5 lessons on two days usually Tuesday and Thursday) will be offered at four different levels: A1 - Beginner, A1+/A2 Elementary, B1 Intermediate, B2 Upper Intermediate. The content of this afternoon supplement focuses on subjects of general interest like Business and Economy, Russian Mass Media Today, Culture, History and Literature.

Groups: 10 students
Classes: 25
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One to One Russian 15 Course

Individual courses are entirely tailored to student needs. It is a perfect course for students who have a short time to improve their Russian, or who have a specific target. Your teacher will be flexible and will adapt to your requirements: business, exam preparation, conversation, vocabulary, etc... You will have the fastest progress. This course consists of 15 individual lessons per week.



Groups: 1 student
Classes: 15
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One to One Russian 20 Course

Individual courses are entirely tailored to student needs. It is a perfect course for students who have a short time to improve their Russian, or who have a specific target. Your teacher will be flexible and will adapt to your requirements: business, exam preparation, conversation, vocabulary, etc... You will have the fastest progress. This course consists of 20 individual lessons per week.


Groups: 1 student
Classes: 20
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Standard Russian Course

Communicative teaching in small groups makes this course a pleasurable and productive experience. Our Standard Group Course gives participants the chance to learn communicative skills in "real life" situations. This course of 20 weekly lessons is offered year round.

This is a perfect occasion to make new friends but it also requires that teaching will be in Russian only with no explanations given in English or any other language.

Groups: 10 students
Classes: 20
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