Russian as a foreign language

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Language centre TOPS is delighted to offer lessons of Russian as a foreign language for beginners as well as for advanced learners in a group or on a one-to-one basis.

Our lessons are designed for:

  • Foreign top-managers and employees of international companies who work and live in Saint-Petersburg
  • Children and family members of foreigners who live in Saint-Petersburg
  • International students
  • Tourists


Our programs are designed on the basis of individual testing for each student taking into account his level, language requirements, wishes and possibilities to choose the study time. One of our major principals is to get the student to start using his knowledge in the quickest amount of time.

Our main goal is to teach foreigners to communicate effectively in Russian and to help them better adapt to life in Russia. After our lessons students will be able to communicate on everyday themes, to read and write short texts and will know the bases of the grammar. They will be able to express their own thoughts, make purchases in a shop, use the local public transport, discuss the weather with people around, etc. They will get acquainted with the basic grammar of the Russian language so that they will be able to support a dialogue in different routine situations.

We also offer cultural programs which combine language lessons and excursions (upon request).

Our Teachers

Our highly qualified and experienced teachers aim not only to teach our students Russian but also to help them understand Russian culture and traditions and to avoid any misunderstandings due to cultural differences. All our teachers have great experience in teaching Russian as a foreign language in universities and international companies.

Why to choose Language centre TOPS?

  • Great experience in teaching Russian as a foreign language (more than 6 years);
  • Highly qualified teachers;
  • Effective communicative method of teaching;
  • Excellent location: metro station «Elektrosila» or metro station «Moskovskaya»;
  • Individual approach

Corporate training of Russian language

We offer corporate training of Russian language for international companies subject to the their specialization and individual requirements. Among our corporate clients are well-known British company Global LT and Estonian company Eesti Energia.

For details and prices please contact us via tel. +7(812)644-01-34, +7(921)558-14-24 or via e-mail:

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