Course title:
Conversational Russian online
Marina Fasa
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Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Sat 22 Jan 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Sat 29 Jan 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Sat 05 Feb 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Sat 12 Feb 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Sat 19 Feb 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2
Total sessions: 5
Total number of classroom hours: 10
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 10
Sat 22 Jan 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sat 29 Jan 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sat 05 Feb 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sat 12 Feb 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sat 19 Feb 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Online Learning with Zoom and Canvas
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 1 (level information)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
Programme details
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Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
£32.00 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
This course is for improvers
This course is for improvers
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
you need stable internet connection, an e-mail address or Canvas account for this course.
Course aim:
to provide practice in everyday Russian for non-Russian speakers
Course description:
Interested in Russian culture and improving your conversational Russian skills? Then, this online course is for you. It is intended for a wide audience of Russian language learners and will help you brush up your conversational skills in a wide range of activities, enlarge your vocabulary and listening skills. You will learn and practise grammar in extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises. Combining a friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, this course will equip learners with the essential skills to communicate confidently and effectively in Russian within some particular topics and situations. Additional resources will be available on the WEA digital platform Canvas.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. use and conjugate reflexive verbs confidently
2. participate in a conversation within the following topics: at the doctor's and how you feel, whatever the weather, using the phone and travelling in Russia.
3. listen to and understand a short story
4. describe a Russian town and prepare a presentation about a place in Russia, which you would like to visit
5. access the learning materials and participate in discussions on the WEA digital platform Canvas.
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit:

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email:


We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you.

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next

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