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Private Tuition Courses for Adults

Whether you are new to Russian or looking to improve your fluency, we offer flexible schedules and personalised tuition that perfectly accommodate your work and life commitments.

Experience the boundless benefits of multilingualism as you begin your learning journey with our online courses. Acquire valuable proficiency in the Russian language that will empower you throughout life, offering new opportunities while enhancing many transferable skills for your personal and professional growth.

1. Connect with a Diverse Global Community

Russian, the 8th most spoken language worldwide, connects you to hundreds of millions of people across the globe. As Europe's largest native language, it opens doors to new friendships and opportunities.

2. Discover the Cultures of Russian-Speaking Countries

Delve into the intricate cultures of Russian-speaking countries, immersing yourself in their rich heritage and traditions. Communicating with locals in their native language will enrich your travel experiences and create unforgettable memories.

3. Unlock Cognitive Advantages of Multilingualism

As a multilingual, you'll enjoy improved problem-solving, critical thinking, memory, concentration, and multitasking skills, fostering creativity and mental agility.

6. Attract Employers with Valuable Language Skills

Proficiency in an additional language is a highly sought-after skill across various occupations, regardless of the role or skill level. Even if your chosen career path doesn't explicitly demand knowledge of the Russian language, the demonstration of your effective communication and adaptability will undoubtedly make you a desirable candidate for any job opportunity.

4. Enjoy Russian Films, Music, and Literature

Indulge yourself in Russian entertainment by watching films, listening to music, and reading literature, broadening your cultural horizons and fostering a deeper appreciation for the arts.

5. Boost Confidence Through Language Fluency

As you progress in learning Russian, your confidence will grow, empowering you to engage in more meaningful conversations with native speakers and express yourself with fluency and poise. The journey to mastering Russian opens a world of self-assurance and personal growth.

Benefits of Learning Russian

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Beginner Course

Our Beginner Course is designed for individuals who are new to the Russian language and want to lay a solid foundation for their language journey. Through engaging lessons and interactive exercises, you will learn essential vocabulary, grammar rules, and pronunciation. Our experienced teachers will guide you step by step, ensuring a smooth learning experience. By the end of the course, you will have the confidence to engage in basic conversations and navigate everyday situations in Russian.

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Intermediate Course

If you have some prior knowledge of Russian but want to take your language skills to the next level, our Intermediate Course is the perfect fit. Building upon your existing language proficiency, you will delve deeper into grammar complexities and expand your vocabulary. Through immersive activities, discussions, and practical exercises, you will gain the ability to express yourself fluently in diverse social and professional settings. By completing this course, you will be fully prepared for our GCSE and A Level classes.

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Customised Course

At Volna, we understand that everyone has unique learning goals. Our Customized Course is tailored precisely to cater to your specific language objectives. Whether you aim to enhance your business communication, delve into Russian literature, or focus on conversational fluency, our expert teachers will design a personalized study program just for you. You can progress at your own pace, ensuring a rewarding learning experience that aligns perfectly with your aspirations.

You can begin any course at any time of the year!

Once you complete our registration form, we will contact you for a brief consultation to assist you in selecting the most suitable course. 

Based on your goals and current level of Russian language knowledge, we offer three ways to study with us:

Adult Courses Overview

Adult Private Tuition Courses



Any level of Russian proficiency

1-to-1 lessons on Skype or Zoom

Days and times that fit your schedule

Weekly extra study tasks

£20 for 30-minute lessons

£45 for 90-minute lessons


Once you have completed your trial lesson, we will send you an invoice via email for the remaining lessons of the academic term. You have the option to make your payment online through credit or debit card, or via bank transfer. If you prefer to split your invoice into smaller payments, such as monthly payments, simply send us an email to


If you are unable to attend a scheduled lesson and you inform us at least one day in advance, we will refund the full amount at the end of the academic term. All authorised absences are refundable. Please refer to our Refund Policy for more details.

Tuition Prices

Experience professional tuition at an affordable price!

🍂 Autumn Half Term 🍂

23/10/2023 - 29/10/2023 

🎄 Christmas 🎄

21/12/2023 - 03/01/2024

 🌸 Spring Half Term 🌸 

12/02/2024 - 18/02/2024

🥚 Easter 🥚

01/04/2024 - 14/04/2024

☀️ Summer Half Term ☀️

27/05/2024 - 02/06/2024

🏖️ Summer Holiday 🏖️

begins on 29/07/2024

- Autumn Term (14.5 weeks) -
- Spring Term (11.5 weeks) -
- Summer Term (14 Weeks) -
Volna Online School Holiday Calendar 2023-2024

Holiday Calendar

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Upon completing our registration form, an automated confirmation email from should be in your inbox. If you can't locate it, kindly check your "Spam" folder or the "Promotions" tab if using Gmail. To ensure our emails always reach you, consider adding our address to your email contacts. Rest assured, we only email you when the information is pertinent to your learning journey at Volna School.

You will need a computer or laptop equipped with a functioning microphone, webcam, and Skype installed. While tablets and mobile phones can also be used, please note that the study experience might be compromised due to the smaller screen size and reduced functionality. We recommend using a computer or laptop for the optimal learning experience.

During your consultation, we'll ask for your Skype Name (found in your Skype profile). With your Skype Name, we'll add you to your chosen online class. Simply join the Skype video call at the start of each lesson. For more guidance, refer to the Skype support page by clicking here.

Yes, we provide a variety of learning materials designed to align with your goals and proficiency level. We can send textbooks directly to your home address, ensuring you have tangible resources at hand. Alternatively, we also provide lesson content and homework exercises by email, granting you easy digital access to our learning materials.

All our private tuition schedules align with English school terms, with lessons every week excluding half-term breaks and holidays. Click here to view and download our calendar for the current academic year. Private lessons may continue during holidays, subject to teacher availability. 

We accept online invoice payments through debit or credit card, as well as through bank transfer. After your first free lesson, we will send you an invoice via email for the remaining lessons of the study term.

Certainly! For our adult learners, we recommend completing our Intermediate Course before delving into our Russian GCSE or A Level classes. These qualifications demand a solid grasp of advanced Russian grammar and vocabulary. If you're aiming for the Russian GCSE, we offer private tuition classes tailored to your level of proficiency. As for the Russian A Level, you have the option of private tuition or joining one of our A Level Group Classes, where you'll study together with Sixth Form and college students.