Russian Summer Courses

TaalTaal offers quality Russian courses on several levels. Our groups are small and dynamic, so you will have lots of personal attention and guidance.

TaalTaal is an official partner of the Pushkin Institute and we are the only official exam center for Russian in The Netherlands.

The new season starts in the week of 22 July 2019 and consists of 7 lessons of 150 minutes (unless noted otherwise).

It is possible to sign up for a course that is already running. Please take into account about 2.5 hours of self-study next to the regular courses.

Are you interested in signing up? Please use the sign up buttons located under each course description. If you have any questions, you're welcome to call us, send an e-mail or use the contact form.

Want to wait until September? Click here for the Russian Autumn Course! The autumn season starts in the week of September 23rd

Please note: private lessons and intensive courses can be started at any time.

Course overview

Russian Level 1 (A0+)

week commencing 22 July

For whom:  This course is suitable for beginners who have no previous knowledge of the Russian language.

Result after the course:  You will receive an introduction to the Russian language. You will know the gender of nouns, simple verbal forms and grammar constructions. You will be able to have a short and easy conversation in Russian. You will also be able to read and write the Cyrillic alphabet.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Wednesday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via and

Ruslan Russisch 1 Tekstboek (Nederlands) €36.00

(ISBN: 9789061433828)

Ruslan Russisch 1 Werkboek (Nederlands) €20.00

(ISBN: 9789061433835)

Intensive Russian Course


Description: An intensive course is given privately (for 1 person) and consists of 15 contact hours divided over 1 or 2 weeks, for example 5 consecutive days of 3 hours each. The exact configuration can be discussed with the teacher for best possible results. Please do take into account time needed for self-study and homework.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  flexible

Lesson method: Any lesson method may be used, but as an indication, you can consider one of the following standard books.

Ruslan Russisch 1 Tekstboek (Nederlands) €36.00

(ISBN: 9789061433828)

Ruslan Russisch 1 Werkboek (Nederlands) €20.00

(ISBN: 9789061433835)

Ruslan 2 Russian Textbook €36.00

(ISBN: 9781899785483)

Ruslan 2 Russian Workbook €20.00

(ISBN: 9781912397082)

Ruslan 2 Russisch Tekstboek €36.00

(ISBN: 9789061433859)

Ruslan 3 €36.00

(ISBN: 9781899785407)

Our Philosophy

* Quality education by experienced teachers * Focus on practical results * Lots of conversation * Excellent return on price + time investment * Excursions with teacher and fellow students (on request) * Accelerated courses available *