Why learn Russian?
Russian is estimated to be spoken by 144 million people worldwide, making it a top 5 language in the world. It also has huge cultural and social implications, with many large corporations and tourist destinations located in Russian speaking countries. Learning Russian can provide great opportunities for both business and travel.
Russia is one of the largest countries in the world and dominates the Eastern European landscape from an economic and cultural standpoint. For these reasons and many more, Russian is one of the most important languages in the world. At Berlitz, we make it easier to learn Russian through proven language-learning techniques. At the core of the Berlitz Russian classes is the Berlitz Method, which focuses on immersive language learning. When you begin your Russian classes with Berlitz, you will begin speaking the language immediately. Our Berlitz-certified native-fluent instructors are professionals in both Russian and these immersive language techniques, allowing them to guide you to learn Russian fast.
Berlitz Russian classes also focus on cultural lessons that allow you to better understand how to use the language. While learning the fundamentals of Russian is important, it is just as important to understand the way the language is used. This includes nonverbal communication signals, hand gestures, word choice and much more. This Russian cultural training sets the Berlitz Russian classes apart. After learning Russian with Berlitz, you will feel confident speaking the language with native speakers in any setting.
Learn Russian in person!
You can participate in our in-person classes at one of our Budapest language centers or, in the case of private classes, in your office at work or in the comfort of your home. Using the true and trusted Berlitz method, our instructors will encourage you to communicate in Russian naturally and instinctively from the very first day.
Private Russian classes
Our private students can decide what topics they would like to focus on in their courses. This targeted and highly customized approach ensures that you will learn the words and expressions necessary for your chosen focus whether it is business or travel.
Learning Russian in a small group will give you a chance to improve your language skills in a supportive and interactive environment. The Berlitz method is the corner stone of all of our instructional activities in all of our classes; its goal is to immerse the learner completely in the target language. The group setting provides perfect opportunities to practice your freshly acquired conversational skills.
Learn Russian online!
Berlitz Live Online offers a language learning option that is the easiest to fit into a busy lifestyle.It is a real-time, in-person course in a virtual setting. Select a schedule that suits you the best and start learning from home or from the office.
Take advantage of the flexibility of online classes and start learning Russian without the strict constraints of space… and time, to some extent. Whether you need to refresh your Russian skills for a work project or for a family event, the online classes will help you speak the language as confidently as you have always wished.
Russian courses for children
Grant your child the opportunity to learn languages in a playful and natural way. Our Russian courses are available for children from age 7 to 17.
Private classes for children
For children, the Berlitz experience is totally different from what they are used to in their regular school environment. There is no pressure on the children here; they do not repeat rules endlessly.They learn through fun activities and receive plenty of positive reinforcement while becoming confident in their knowledge as well as improving their cognitive and social skills in the process.
Group classes for children
Learning in a group is a real social and community building experience. We think it is very important for our young students to explore the new language together with their peers and build real relationships as they are doing so. We are expecting students of ages 7 to 17 in our groups whose composition is determined by age and level of competence. You may choose a closed group, or you may enroll your child in an open group designed to complement his or her school schedule.
Find out more about our courses! Contact us and book an online or face-to-face appointment for a consultation during which one of our colleagues will assess your language skills and will design a course for your needs. This meeting is free of charge and carries no further obligation.
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What our learners say
"... From the administration to the two teachers I worked with, I found great professionalism and quality. The two courses I had improved my knowledge from basic to a very good level..."Gabriel
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Frequently Asked Questions
Both our private and group classes are made up of 45-minute units, including a 5-minute break. Our students normally take two units at a time, so the minimal length of one session is 90 minutes (2 units) with breaks as needed.
Our international group classes (Berlitz Live Online) last either 60 or 90 minutes, depending on group size.
The ideal level of intensity varies from student to student, but a minimum of two sessions per week (2X2) is generally recommended. During the free consultation prior to enrollment, we explore, among other things, what your expectations are about reaching your goals and how much time you can devote to language learning in general. Based on this information, our consultant will then give you an offer customized to your personal needs.
We start courses continuously upon demand all year around.
Extending beyond language teaching, our corporate portfolios include language competency level testing as well as organizing intercultural and other soft-skills training programs. To request a consultation or an offer, please fill out our request form. Our corporate account managers are ready to answer your phone queries during our regular business hours at the following numbers: 06 70 336 5471 and 06 70 611 7560.
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