ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Universidade de Lisboa


Russian Language and Culture  

We inform that the classes in ISEG are currently suspended, due to the measures imposed in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to guarantee the continuation of the courses, we offer classes via Skype for all students, who have the possibility to access this application.

Russian Course

Levels*: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
Schedule: daytime or after-work (we take into account the availability of the students)
Duration (each level): 84h (1st part 42h / 2nd part 42h)
Beginning: the starting date of the classes is defined by the number of registrations - with a minimum of 4 students it is possible to open a class, at any level.

- Introduction to Russian history, geography and culture;
- Cyrillic alphabet;
- The situation of the Russian language in its history and in the present.
- Themes (speaking and writing): the forms of greeting; the Russian patronymic; cities and countries, nationalities and languages; the family; spaces and objects from the home and the classroom;
the parts of the day, days of the week, the months and the seasons; colors, numbers and sizes;
the professions and day-to-day activities; the money, values and prices.
- Grammar: a simple sentence (affirmative, negative and interrogative); gender and number of nouns;
personal, possessive pronouns, interrogative and statements; the adjectives in several cases;
regular verbs of the first and second conjugations in the present and past tense; ordinal numerals; order and syntactic functions in simple sentences.

Professor: Elena Bulakh

Prof. Elena Bulakh is a Russian language lecturer at SOCIUS/CSG-ISEG (Ulisboa, Portugal) from 2013, and currently a researcher at Institute of Social Sciences (Ulisboa). Native russian language teacher. PhD degree in Comparative/Historical/Typological Linguistics from Pyatigorsk Linguistic University (Russia, 2001) - PhD degree recognised by the Universidade de Lisboa on 27/08/2009. She has been teaching at several russian and portuguese Universities starting from 1998. Holds a number of certificates of postgraduate courses on various aspects of Russian and English language teaching (2012 – 2016). Member of The International Association for Teachers of Russian Language and Literature (MAPRYAL). Author of several books and numerous articles on comparative linguistic aspects (2001 - 2019). She acted as the official opponent and the member of jury for Masters and PhD dissertations at the University of Minho, Braga (2015, 2017 and 2018). Organiser of several international conferences/workshops and as an editor of works dedicated to the Russian language, culture, history and art (2008 – 2019). Recently she was the co-organiser of the first event “Vital Topics MBA ISEG” (25.09.19), dedicated to 240 - years of diplomatic and economic relations between Portugal and Russia.

Target audience: general public of all ages, students, teachers, researchers, entrepreneurs and all professionals with an interest in the area.
Maximum participants: 10
Fee: 75€

Discount: -20% in the 1st registration for professors, employees and researchers from ISEG, all students and unemployed.

Location: ISEG | R. das Francesinhas, Lisbon

Info.: | 213925914/0

*Levels - Quadro Europeu Comum de Referencia para as Linguas: Aprendizagem, Ensino, Avaliação (QECR)