Focus in Five A2 Russian Grammar Revision
A review of key grammar with tips for further success on your journey into Russian
Are you an upper beginner/lower intermediate Russian learner? Would you like to really firm up what you've learned so far, ready for a flying start in the next stage?
Focus in Five A2 Russian Grammar is series of five webinar revision classes, led by Dr P. This is for you if you're approaching the end of the "upper beginner" stage (A2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
Here's an ideal way to revise, consolidate and keep your Russian simmering away, ready for great things ahead. You can even to take it forward some.
Together, we can finally get on top of aspects of Russian that have been giving you grief so that you can hit the ground running in the new season.
Week Two: the power of verbal prefixes
Week Three: time and date expressions
Week Four: full review of the case system
Week Five: verbal aspects; long vs short adjectives; verbs of putting, sitting, standing, lying (and laying!)
Frequently Asked Questions
Your tutor, Dr Gareth Popkins, is an indefatigable language learner, teacher and mentor. He's he man behind the popular "How to get fluent" blog and YouTube channel. He's been learning Russian himself for nearly thirty years (!) and is no stranger to the ups and downs of the process. He most recently passed the Test of Russian as a Foreign Language Third Certificate (C1, advanced) exam. In addition to his training as a language teacher, Dr P has a doctorate in Russian history from the University of Oxford. He spent a total of nearly six years in Russia during the 1990s and 2000s as a researcher and, latterly, as an international finance lawyer.