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Our Teachers

All the teachers of our Centre Ruslanguage have an extensive experience in teaching Russian language to foreigners. They teach in the department of the Russian language of the Lomonosov Moscow State University and at the Pushkin Institute of Russian Language. They regularly participate in numerous international scientific conferences.

Their names appear regularly on the covers of textbooks and manuals of Russian language for foreigners.

Our teachers are here to provide you with the best preparation for the certification exams. Several of them work at the Center for certification to the Moscow State University.


Yulia Belyanina

Specializes in adaptation and translation of contemporary Russian authors

• groups and individual lessons of different levels
• fluent in German and English

Yulia Belyanina

Graduated from the Philology department of the Pushkin State University of the Russian Language, majoring in Teaching Russian as a foreign language.

MA, thesis Adapting literary texts according to the level of proficiency in Russian (A2) and grammar competence.

Experience of teaching Russian as a foreign language at the Pushkin State University of the Russian Language, internship at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.

From 2006 to 2009 organized an international students club.

Materials from today’s Russian cultural and social life are extensively used in Yulia’s lessons.


Elena Konovalova

Teaching at the Ruslanguage School from its foundation date in 1991

• beginners’ and intermediate level groups
• TORFL preparation
• fluent in English

Elena Konovalova

Graduated from the Philology department of the Moscow State University, majoring in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language.

Over 20 years of experience in teaching Russian to the Italian, Brazilian, Portuguese, Spanish embassy employees in Moscow and managers of Moscow-based international companies (Samsung, Panasonic, Auchan, HCBS).

A combination of communicative teaching and traditional grammar excercises make Elena’s lessons particularly effective.


Tatyana Shalaeva

PhD (V. V. Vinogradov Institute of the Russian Language, Russian Academy of Sciences)

• groups and individual lessons
• fluent in English

Tatyana Shalaeva

Graduated from the Philology department of the Moscow State University, major Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language.

Czech Academy of Sciences scholarship.

Sine 2010, teaching Russian as a foreign language at the Philology department of the Moscow State University. Research and publicatins on Slavic Studies in Russia and abroad.

Tatyana’s academic approach and high level of competence are especially appreciated by Tatyana’s students.

 


Dmitry Kryukov

Special courses on Russian politics, history and culture

• groups and individual lessons of intermediate and advanced level
• fluent in English

Dmitry Kryukov

Graduated from the Philology department of the Moscow State University, majoring in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language, and the postgraduate school of the Pushkin University of the Russian Language.

Since 1994, teaching Russian as a foreign language at the Philology department of the Moscow State University.

Research in semantics and lexics at the Russian Academy of Education.

Dmitry conducts a series of special courses in Russian literature for foreign graduate and postgraduate students and interns, specializing in the works of authors like Nicolai Gogol, Anton Tchekhov, Mikhail Bulgakov.


Irina Antonova

Business Russian; TORFL testing specialist

• individual lessons
• TORFL B1 and B2 preparatin

Irina Antonova

Head teacher at the department of Russian for foreign students of teh Moscow State University.

Graduated from the Philology department of the Moscow State University, majoring in Russian Language and Literature with a minor in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language

Extensive experience of university teaching Russian as a foreign language.

Author of books specializing in Russian syntax, synonyms, lexics and semantics.

In 2005, Irina was awarded the Moscow State University honorary prize.


Evgeniya Pleschunova

Over 20 years of experience in university teaching Russian as a foreign language

• groups and individual lessons
• fluent in English

Evgeniya Pleschunova

Graduated from the Philology department of the Moscow State University, majoring in Teaching the Russian language and culture.

Extensive experience of teaching Russian in Russia and abroad: at the University of Matanzas (Cuba), Berufsakademie Gera (Germany), in Magdeburg, Berlin. Former head of the English teachers section at the University of London.

Research in applied methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language.

Author of books, including a series of textbooks for beginners and Commenting fiction: excercises (based on the Russian literary classics material).


Patimat Kotikova

PhD (Moscow State University);
certified TORFL testing specialist

• groups and individua lessons of advanced level
• TORFL preparation
• fluent in English

Patimat Kotikova

Head teacher at the Department of Russian as a foreign language of the Moscow State University.

Author of over 30 research papers on problems and methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language.

 


Alesya Polyakova

Communicative langauge teaching specialist

• groups for beginners and intermediate level
• fluent in English

Alesya Polyakova

Graduated from the the Pushkin University of the Russian Language, MA in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language

Experience in teaching Russian to international companies’ and state employees and students from Poland, Hungary, Armenia, as well as to teenagers and young adults.

Alesya’s charisma and creativity, together with her infinite energy and resourcefulness, are the key to her group lessons effectiveness.


Irina Zezekalo

Over 30 years of experience of university teaching Russian as a foreign language in Russia and abroad

• groups and individual lessons
• TORFL preparation and testing
• fluent in English

Irina Zezekalo

Graduated from the Moscow State University majoring in Teaching the Russian Language and Culture.

Since 2003, a certified specialist of conducting the Test of Russian as a Foreign Language.

Extensive experience in teaching Russian as a foreign language to the humanities and social sciences graduates and postgraduates, as well as in teaching a summer course to students from the South Korea.

From 2004 to 2006, taught Russian and conducted seminars in Russian history and culture at the Department of the Russian language, Nanjing University (China).


Maria Dmitrieva

Author of a highly esteemed course in Russian as a foreign language at the A1 level

• groups and individual lessons
• fluent in Spanish and Enlish

Maria Dmitrieva

Graduated magna cum laude from the Philology department of teh Moscow State University majoring in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language.

Since 2009, teaching at the Department of Russian for humanities students of the Moscow State University.

Experience in teaching Russian at the Philology department of the University of Belgrade (Serbia).

Research in functional morphology and teaching Russian aas a foreign language. Authors of a series of academic papers and teaching methods used at the Moscow State University and abroad.

Maria participates actively in the school’s extracurricular activities (guided tours, events).

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