Course description

This intensive course provides a comprehensive introduction to modern Russian language and culture for those who would like to speak Russian or use the language for reading and research. Designed for students without any previous knowledge of Russian the course stresses all four major communicative skills (speaking listening comprehension reading and writing). Students are introduced to Russian culture through readings screenings and class discussions. This course prepares students to continue in Russian at the intermediate level or for study or travel abroad in Russian-speaking countries.


  • Doctoral Candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Division of Continuing Education

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