Introduction to Russian

Course Overview

This is a great introductory course to the beautiful Russian language. You will learn basic language that is needed in everyday situations, in the workplace, or whilst travelling.

You will learn pronunciation, vocabulary and popular phrases that will come handy in a work or travel context. Along with spoken Russian, you will learn to read and write the Russian alphabet, common words and familiarise yourself with the basic grammar rules.

The class is interactive and all students will participate in conversations and communicate with each other in Russian, pretending that they are in a live situation. The class is designed to be flexible and cater for the needs and wants of every student involved. Students who already have a basic understanding of Russian are welcome to come too as the structure will allow every student to gain extra knowledge.

Completing this course will equip you to have a basic conversation with someone in Russian.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

Course outline

In this Russian language course, you will learn:

  • Greetings
  • Colours
  • Numbers
  • Days of the week
  • Words and skills how to form a sentence
  • Introducing the concept of gender in the Russian grammar (in Russian language each noun has a gender)
  • To present yourself
  • Introducing people to each other
  • Body parts – directions and movements
  • Introduction of Russian culture and traditions
  • Working on pronunciation
  • Introduction of the alphabet

Course outcome

At the end of this Russian course the students will be able to:

  • Greet other people
  • Use basic expressions and sentences while shopping, at the coffee shop, at the doctor’s office, travelling etc.

What you need to know

Entry requirements

This Introduction to Russian course is for the complete beginner and assumes no prior knowledge of the language.

What you need to provide

  • Notebook and a pen.

Other information

Course notes are provided and no textbooks are required.

Class details

Start Date07 May 2024
End Date25 June 2024
Time6:30pm - 8:30pm
TutorSatik Gevorkian


Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


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How to Enrol

Step 1

Anyone 18 years or older may enrol into our non-accredited short courses by: • choosing the course you are interested in and; • finding a day and time that is suitable.

Step 2

After selecting your course and class. click ‘’Enrol Now’’ and enter your details. • You will be asked to verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address. • Once you have returned to the enrolment page you will proceed through the secure checkout and payment process. • Alternatively, you can call customer service on 1300 845 888. To view our Terms and Conditions, please visit:

Step 3

Once your enrolment has been processed, you will receive the following emails: • Enrolment confirmation: you will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. Please check and read your Terms and conditions. • Tax invoice: the payer of your enrolment will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. • Course reminder: you will receive a reminder the day prior to your class commencement. • Zoom link (for remote zoom classes only): you will receive a Zoom link and password the day prior to class commencement. If your course has multiple sessions, use the same link and password to access each session.