Russian Accelerator is designed to turn you into a confident, conversational speaker of intermediate Russian. One goal of the course is for you to be able to tell your own story in Russian. Who you are, where you live and work, who your friends and family are, what your likes and dislikes are, where have you been and where are you going. A second goal of Russian Accelerator is to give you the most practical phrases needed for independent travel in Russia. Topics include: Asking directions, ordering food, learning about Russian transportation, renting an apartment, getting a cab, as well as tactics for managing conversations with native Russian speakers.