Preparatory Course: Russian language Online intensive

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Trial lesson of Russian as a Foreign Language!
The Institute of International Education of Moscow State University of Food Production invites all interested parties to the trial lesson of Russian as a Foreign Language. This course is included in the Distant Preparatory program for foreign students (Russian language and subjects connected with the chosen field of studies). Distant program includes online lessons and a computer program to strengthen language skills.

To register for a trial lesson or to have a free trial of a computer program follow the link
About the course
This course is aimed at people with no prior knowledge of Russian, who have a strong interest in learning Russian language and culture.

Head of Russian studies
What will you learn?
You will be able to understand, speak and read Russian, step by step
Understand the dialogues, express your thoughts and
communicate with Russian friends
Learn the country, the habits and features of the
inhabitants of Russia, and what does the expression
«Da net, navernoe» mean*

* verbatim translation: yes no, probably
You will learn the national customs, traditions and
culture of Russia, the Russian style of communication
Read not only textbooks,
but also «War and Peace», at least
You will increase the level of knowledge in general
subjects and learn to read and listen to lectures in
Russian in your chosen field
Program includes
Russian Language
general course and specialization in the profile of your chosen education
Adaptation Disciplines
Socio-cultural adaptation workshop
Geography of Russia
Russian communicative style and intercultural communication
Professional Disciplines
humanitarian, engineering, biomedical, natural sciences

After graduating from the preparatory faculty, students who have passed their final exams receive a «Certificate of completion of an additional General education program for pre-University training of foreign citizens» of an approved state sample, which entitles them to be admitted to any University of the Russian Federation in the appropriate profile, in the appropriate direction of training (profile)
Course structure
Introductory phonetic package + Training Section
You will learn sounds and their phonetic signs.
You learn to recognize every sound — then you can learn pronunciation by ear. Learn phonetic transcription and word stress
Training at the Preparatory
faculty is conducted in five areas
  • Medical and biological (subjects studied: Russian language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Computer Science).
  • Humanities (subjects studied: Russian language, Social Studies, History, Literature, Computer Science, Geography).
  • Engineering and technological (subjects studied: Russian language, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Drawing, History).
  • Economic (subjects studied: Russian language, Mathematics, Social studies, History, Computer science,).
  • Natural science (subjects studied: Russian language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Computer science {History and Drawing-depending on the field of study}).
The basic lexico-grammatical package in three basic components
  • presentation module
  • training module
  • control and measuring module
Our tutors
Liliya Kovtun
Head of Russian Studies Department, Professor, PhD on Personality Adaptation in Intercultural Communication. Has extensive experience in all aspects of teaching adult RFL. Has been a teacher trainer.

Particular interests in Innovative Methods of Language Teaching, integrative studies of Russian language, literature and culture, language shock in e-learning environment. Introduces best practices into Russian language classroom. Participant of international research conferences in Vienna, Paris, Berlin. Speaks Russian, English and German.
Lidiya Suzdaltseva
Honored Trainer of Higher Professional Education, has been teaching Russian as a Foreign language for more than 20 years. Has been a teacher trainer. Current research interests are focused on instruction in Russian for Academic Purposes programs.

Particular interests in Russian language of professional register, comprehensive study of Russian language, communicative approach to language teaching.

Natalya Kuzina
Certified Teacher of Russian as a Foreign Language. Particular interests in online tools used in language learning and gamification in education. Her research focus in on the involvement methods in language teaching. Speaks Russian and English Course Instructor.
Kostantin Egorov
Certified Teacher of Russian and English as a Foreign Language. Master degree on Interactive Language Teaching. Particular interests in interactive classroom techniques, online and offline, intercultural communication, virtual language environment, all aspects of language online. Speaks Russian, English and German. Course Instructor.
Intensive Express course
  • Remote access to course materials and tutor help on all communication channels
  • The course is customized to suit your needs
  • Individual course duration
  • Basic Russian language skills in short time giving possibility to start studying in Russia in September 2020
  • No need to spend a year to prepare for Study in Russia
Distance Learning
  • Remote Access to course materials with a consultant-teacher on all communication channels
  • Webinars 3 times per week for consolidation the acquired skills
  • Duration of the course: 9 months
Blended Learning*
  • Classes with a teacher at the University
  • Remote Access to course materials with a consultant-teacher on all communication channels
  • Webinars 3 times per week for consolidation of acquired skills
  • Training format: Russian language lessons in the traditional form are complemented by computer course with material for in-depth study
  • Duration of the course: 9 months
Full-time Learning*
  • The preparatory course is organized in the students' place of residence, where full-time classes with a teacher are combined with individual lessons in a computer class
  • Duration of the course: 11 months
Online Russian course
This Course of Russian is for people who are just beginning to learn Russian. It will give you a taste of language skills that will help you to survive in Russian-speaking environment.
Learn how to master the correct pronunciation, improve your Russian speaking skills, develop your understanding of Russian language

  • Remote access to course materials
  • 120 hours for one level
  • Tutor help on all communication channels
  • Individual course duration
Full-time Residential*, 148 800 RUB
Full-time classes of Russian are organized in MGUPP campus, combined with study of subjects of your choice to prepare you for the University entrance.

  • Medical and biologicalon all communication channels
  • Engineering and technological
  • Natural science etc.
*classes with teachers are held in Moscow (Russia)
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Benefits for foreign citizens
Programs for foreign citizens with the possibility of entering both the preparatory faculty and the main educational program
Program 1
1 year of study in the main educational program (bachelor's, master's, postgraduate, residency) preparatory faculty
Program 2
2 years of distance preparatory faculty with teachers under the exchange program
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