Ateljee builds pupils’ language skills through speaking and doing. Pupils take an active role and communicate with others about topics relevant to them. Ateljee encourage pupils to use the language right from the start which makes learning Russian feel rewarding. With Ateljee, the pupils have enough time to acquire the skills needed for everyday communication and for interpreting and producing different kind of texts. Ateljee is designed for teacher-led group learning. Pupils are gradually able to study more independently and the role of the teacher changes.

Ateljee 1 contains courses 1–3
Ateljee 2 contains courses 4–6
Ateljee 3 contains courses 7–8 (digital textbook only)


The textbook give models of language usage and exercises to build pupils’ Russian skills systematically.

Ateljee focuses on spoken language, different text types and grammar.


The exercises approach the language holistically while developing multiple skills.

The exercise book includes tasks for practicing the vocabulary and structure as well as texts for practicing reading comprehension. The material will also be released in digital form.

Digital books

The digital textbook contains the same material as in the printed textbook and workbook enriched. The exercises are interactive and provide instant feedback. The exercises can be done over and over again. Sound files of the texts help students practise listening, and they can record their own pronunciation. There are numerous ways to practise vocabulary, including flash cards. With the handy new vocabulary search, students can find the words they’re looking for quickly, along with their inflections and stress. The bookmark and highlight functions also make learning easier.

The Digital books and digital exercises work on the computer, tablet and also on mobile phones. The licence periods are for 6 months and 48 months.

Digital teaching materials

The digital teaching material includes the digital pupil’s book, sound files, support materials for the classroom and a test bank, as well as the ‘Reading group’ – a collection of brief easy-to-understand reading passages to practise reading comprehension and writing.


Digital tests are available for courses 4-8. The tests are meant to make the teachers job easier. They include tasks based on the new matriculation examination and helps the student gain the skills required to pass the matriculation exams.

Other materials

  • Sound files (MP3)
  • Vocabulary app