Russian Classes



Russian Schedule


  • Russian for Beginners
    Begin with the Cyrillic alphabet then include numbers, simple yet useful phrases and information on Russian culture. This course is based on Rachel Farmer's Beginner's Russian and will incorporate Russian cartoons and other resources as desired by class members. Get a jump on the Camden Conference as you begin your study or Russian before Russia Resurgent comes!
    Tuesday: 5:30-7 p.m. • 12 weeks
    Instructor: Eva Campbell • Cost: $270

  • High Level Intermediate/Advanced Russian
    Expands upon elements of grammar and verb tenses. Students will perfect articulation and gain greater confidence in conversational skills. Culture and history will include folk tales and the fine arts. Required texts include bilingual Russian classics (Chekhov, Tolstoy), movies and cartoons.
    Thursdays: 5:30-7 p.m. • 12 weeks
    Instructor: Eva Campbell • Cost: $270

  • Introduction to Russian Literature in Translation
    This course is designed to give a brief history of Russian literature from its inception in the 12th century to its defiant role in the mid-20th century, with special attention to a few major points in its development. The subject is treated within the context of the historical events and cultural background. Reading of specific works in translation is required prior to each class.

    The instructor, Julianna Gerrity, grew up in the Central Russia and Northern Caucasus where she studied English and Russian languages, European, American and Russian literature and philosophy. She moved to the U.S. in 1991 and has been teaching Russian, ESL and Russian literature classes both in schools and privately since 1999.

    Class starting January 9, 2015
    Fridays: 6:00-7:30 p.m. • 4 weeks
    Instructor: Julianna Gerrity • Cost: $75

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Russian Instructors

Eva (Taran) Campbell is a native of Tallinn, Estonia, and grew up there in a bilingual environment (Russian and Estonian). She studied Estonian language and literature and economics. She moved to Maine in 2006 and has been teaching Russian for several years.
Julianna Gerrity, grew up in the Central Russia and Northern Caucasus where she studied English and Russian languages, European, American and Russian literature and philosophy. She moved to the U.S. in 1991 and has been teaching Russian, ESL and Russian literature classes both in schools and privately since 1999.