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

NOTE: if you prefer all instruction and lesson materials to be in English, you can sign up for the "Russian/EN" courses, which may be beneficial for beginner levels.

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

Course overview

Accelerated Russian 1 (A0+)

week commencing 22 July
€290

Description:  This course is identical to "Accelerated Russian/EN 1", except that it's given with Dutch explanations. If you already speak a bit of Dutch, this might be a nice course for you, however.

For whom:  This intensive course is aimed at Dutch speaking beginners. For English speakers, the Accelerated Russian/EN course may be a better option.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Twice a week during 7 weeks: Tuesday and Friday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs

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

Ruslan Russisch 1 Tekstboek (Nederlands) €36.00

(ISBN: 9789061433828)

Ruslan Russisch 1 Werkboek (Nederlands) €20.00

(ISBN: 9789061433835)

Russian Level 1 (A0+)

week commencing 22 July
€252

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 or Thursday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

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

Ruslan Russisch 1 Tekstboek (Nederlands) €36.00

(ISBN: 9789061433828)

Ruslan Russisch 1 Werkboek (Nederlands) €20.00

(ISBN: 9789061433835)

Russian/EN Level 1 (A0+)

week commencing 22 July
€252

For whom:  The course is very suitable for English speakers. All lesson materials and instruction are in English.

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: Thursday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs

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

Ruslan Russian 1 Textbook (English) €36.00

(ISBN: 9781899785834)

Ruslan Russian 1 Workbook €20.00

(ISBN: 9781912397013)

Russian/EN Level 4 (A1+)

week commencing 22 July
€252

For whom:  The course is very suitable for English speakers. All lesson materials and instruction are in English.

Result after the course:  You will know ordinal numerals up to one hundred and you will have learned verb aspects and more complex grammatical systems. You will be familiar with a number of set grammatical constructions and your active and passive vocabulary will have expanded. You will be able understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 7 weeks: Thursday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

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

Ruslan 2 Russian Textbook €36.00

(ISBN: 9781899785483)

Ruslan 2 Russian Workbook €20.00

(ISBN: 9781912397082)

Intensive Russian Course

€975

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 *