Russian Courses

Why Learn Russian with Cactus?

Cactus provides Russian courses in both Russia and Latvia. As a language spoken by roughly two hundred million within Russia and abroad learning Russian has a number of significant benefits. As the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages and one of the official languages of the United Nations today Russian is mainly spoken in Russia but continues to be widely spoken in other nations of the former Soviet Union. Russian cultural heritage is widely known throughout the world and knowledge of the Russian language is a must to fully enjoy and understand it. From universally recognised literary greats such as Chekhov, Tolstoy and Dostoevsky to the stars of the Russian ballet such as Anna Pavlova, Russian talent has pervaded every genre of music, art and literature.

Speaking Russian in the modern world opens doors to employment in a variety of industries, from oil and gas, to teaching, translation, and interpreting. Russia boasts huge exports of oil that keeps Russia as one the biggest energy producing powerhouses on the world stage, and learning Russian greatly improves your chances of success in these job markets. With Cactus you can choose from a variety of Russian courses in various locations, including Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Riga, and be sure of professional tuition from qualified native speakers. From a one-week Russian language course to a full academic year programme which allows total immersion, we will help you chose the right Russian course for you, whatever your Russian language learning goals.

For a detailed quote of our Russian courses and free consultation please contact us or call us on 00 44 (0) 1273 830 960.


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Private Tuition

Cactus offers a range of options for Russian private tuition including one-to-one classes in your home or place of work and Skype lessons at the time and place of your choice. For more information about our options please visit our private and corporate language training division.

Group UK Online & Evening Courses

An excellent way to improve your language skills before or after your language course abroad is by taking a group Russian online or evening language course with Cactus. We offer online Russian and evening courses in over 10 locations across the UK.

  • EAQA
  • WYSE
  • British Chambers of Commerce