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“Get an authentic Russian accent” (for English speaking students)

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  • Language taught: Russian
  • Course type: WK621
  • Sessions taught: 13

Individual Sessions
  •  30 minute trial session - 30 ITC  
  • 60 minute session - 80 ITC

Description

“Get an authentic Russian accent” is a comprehensive course designed to introduce and reinforce the basic sounds of the Russian language. It is elaborated to help English speaking students develop the most authentic Russian accent possible. Many letters in the English alphabet represent not one, but several sounds. This is why it is often very difficult for English speaking students to know which of these sounds a particular letter is intended to represent. The course is designed for all levels of students, as the material of the units (letters and sounds) are presented not in alphabetical order, but in a sequence that begins with the sounds closest to those in English (and therefore easiest to pronounce), moving gradually towards the sounds that have no counterparts in English. An explicit, easy to understand presentation of the material with minimum terminology and a logical coherence of the units makes this course an invaluable tool for developing and maintaining an appropriate Russian accent at all levels of language study. The course offers all the basic aspects of Russian pronunciation, as well as the most common exceptions to the phonetic rules. After mastering the material of this course, you will be able to approach Russian pronunciation with confidence.