Learning Russian in St Petersburg
ProBa Language Centre offer Russian Language Courses in St. Petersburg – the city which is widely known as the cultural capital of Russia.
When you arrive in St. Petersburg you will enter one of the most amazing pages in the history of European culture. The majestic architectural ensembles of St. Petersburg stretching along the banks of the wide and deep Neva decorated the diverging rays of its thoroughfares and vistas of its squares.
To make sure you fully enjoy the magnificent city, ProBa Russian Language Centre offers rich cultural program. Whatever is your reason for studying the Russian Language our goal is to make sure that you enjoy your course and stay in St. Petersburg and receive the maximum benefit from your time in Russia.
St. Petersburg is beautiful at any time of the year. In order to make this magnificent city known to our students, we offer rich cultural program, such as sight-seeing tours, theatre visits (opera/ballet), excursions devoted to various topics (e. g. Russian orthodoxy, economics), museums and galleries (e.g. the Hermitage), factory visits, shopping tours and excursions to the countryside, suburbs and other cities like Moscow, Novgorod, Pskov.
As a rule, our Study Excursions are in Russian adjusted to the participants’ language level. But we also have the possibility to arrange excursions and lectures in German, French or English. Our excursions are designed as study excursions, when a guide uses “adapted” Russian to help the students not only to get some extra vocabulary knowledge, but also to practice there conversational skills. These excursions are arranged in a way that even a beginner will not waste time and enlarge their Russian vocabulary. Study excursions are the part of the educational program and are usually devoted to different topics covered at the lessons.
Students can look through the weekly program of events and choose what they like best:
Travel to Moscov, Pskov, Novgorod
At school we can help you to organize trips to different Russian cities. The full-package special travel proposals including train tickets are avaliable for our students. These trips help you to discover Russia, to learn of the dialect diversity of the Russian Language and to become more experienced in Russia’s daily life.
The capital of Russia is Moscow. Moscow is one of the biggest and most beautiful cities of Europe with more than 850-years history. “The Heart of
Russia”, that’s how the Russians call the capital, is a unique combination of unforgettable features of an old Russian city and a modern European character. The city is located on seven hills. The Kremlin with its beautiful red walls and famous towers is situated on one of them. The Kremlin is certainly the heart of Moscow.
The “New Town” (as its name means in Russian) of Novgorod is definitely not new: Dating back to the 9th century, this illustrious town, three hours south from St. Petersburg, was once a creative center of the nation. In Imperial days, it was known as Novgorod The Great, and today, it still reveals its grand heritage in its cathedrals, museums, and classic Slavic architecture. Visitors who travel to the city of 190,000 inhabitants are rewarded by its wealth of cultural attractions.
|Train tickets (3rd class), 2 excursions: sightseeng tour by bus, Moscow Kremlin with visit the Armory, accommodation in the hotel***|
|Novgorod||1 day||EURO 50||Bus tickets, excursions to Novgorod Kremlin, Cathedral, Monastery, Russian Old Village (Russian speaking guide)|
Excellent school in the center of the historic city, a dynamic and welcoming team, competent teachers, we enjoyed our two weeks of Russian lessons. 10 of 10! Thanks again to the whole team.
Our teacher created an atmosphere where we talked only in Russian. She adapted to each student’s level. The learning process and the teacher were very cooperative and helpful. She is very experienced and managed to make all participants active in the course.
The other students and class materials were very useful and made the learning far easier and funny. I made a lot of progress and had a good time!
nicolas.leger/at/nleger.comNicolas Leger, France, January 2019
Knowing the school from before and its standards, my expectations were completely met. Big plus also was that during winter time the class only consisted of 3 learners of about the same level.
The personal interaction with the teacher was good and we were challenged daily to achieve progress by digging into difficult grammar,interesting subjects and always conversational opportunities.
My hostfamily was very friendly, open, communicative and warm-hearted. Good atmosphere there! I could talk a lot in Russian, good conversations. Loved it there.
I was here with this school in 2016 and left very content.Should I know anyone interested in Russian courses, I will recommend the school!
I was very happy and content with my stay at Proba. The learning material covered many difficult areas of the Russian language which our teacher Natalia presented in an excellent way to us. We had plenty of opportunities to practise the language in discussions of interesting subjects. Ideal for this was a small group of participants of the same level. The atmosphere was very friendly and supporting. Special thanks to Masha and Oleg. Excursion to Rubinstein street was very interesting as well as the guided tour of Dostoevsky’s house/museum.Regine Diefenbach, Germany, January 2019
The school is not very big and is located in the very center of St. Petersburg. Both of my teachers were highly professional with psychologic skills and interactivity methods.
It is an excellent school with motivated teachers. For older people like me, it was a real experience about the capacity of learning.
I appreciated the patience of my teacher and her energy getting me thinking in Russian. Also amazing work on pronunciation.
I arrived struggling to keep my Russian in my head, it was very frustrating. After a week, I left the school with confidence and my Russian is now with me. The school opened a door in my mind, gave me amazing tuition allowing me to move forward with my Russian Studies.