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Why learn Russian?

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Russian is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia, the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages and the largest native language in Europe. Today, Russian is spoken by a total number of 278 million people: it is a primary language for about 164 million people and a second language for 114 million.

It is spoken in Russia, countries of the former Soviet Union and many emigrant communities around the world, especially Germany, Israel, the United States, Canada, Australia and Latin America. Russian is written using a modified version of the Cyrillic alphabet. The Russian alphabet consists of 33 letters.

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  • Russian is one of the six languages of the United Nations and lingua franca in all former Soviet republics and much of Eastern Europe.
  • Learning Russian makes you stand out and increases your value in the job market! Having Russian on your CV would create new opportunities and be a big advantage in a job interview with any international business.
  • It is the language of authors of literary masterpieces: Dostoyevsky, Pushkin, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Akhmatova, Lermontov, Turgenev, Yesenin, Bulgakov and many more.
  • Russian will open up to you a whole new world of travel: it is the main language of communication in both the Russian Federation and the Community of Independent States (CIS).

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