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Lower Intermediate Level

Module 1
Module 2
Module 3
Module 4
Module 5
Module 1
Module 2
Module 3
Weather, weather related activities, Travel

You will learn the following themes:

  • Talking about the weather
  • Describing weather related activities
  • Making travel plans
  • Packing your suitcase
  • Discussing modes of transportation and travel routes
  • Arriving at your destination 

You will learn the following grammatical structures:

  • Impersonal versus nouns + adjectives construction 
  • Irregular comparative of adjectives and adverbs
  • Impersonal constructions of physical and emotional states
  • If clauses
  • Soft adjectives
  • Conditional mood,
  • Genitive plural of nouns
  • Animate accusative plural 
  • Time expressions: через and на
  • Verbs of motion with prefixes
Module 4
Going out and, discussion love and marriage

You will learn the following themes:

  • Talking about food
  • Table manners and setting the table
  • Deciding where to eat and drink
  • Making reservations 
  • Ordering food
  • Talking about your plans and interests
  • Discussing love and marriage
  • Discussing family plans 

You will learn the following grammatical structures:

  • Instrumental case of nouns, adjectives, and possessive, demonstrative and personal pronouns
  • Substantivized adjectives
  • Short adjectives
  • The construction хотеть + чтобы
  • The reciprocal pronoun друг друга
  • Feminine nouns ending in a soft sign
Module 5
Going to the doctor and physical appearance

You will learn the following themes:

  • Describing your physical appearance
  • Complaining about your health 
  • Making health recommendations
  • Expressing feelings and empathy
  • Going to the doctor
  • Describing personality traits 

You will learn the following grammatical structures:

  • Expressing resemblance or similarity
  • The reflexive pronoun себя
  • Impersonal constructions хочется
  • Impersonal constructions with надо, нужно, можно, and нельзя