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Teacher of Russian as a Foreign Language | Преподаватель русского языка как иностранногоMaxim Achkasov is a versatile and methodical Russian language teacher with a practical and ‘hands-on’ approach, who perseveres to always achieve the best possible results in his students. He was born and grew up in Russia. Currently, he lives and works in Kiev, Ukraine.

He has been actively involved in teaching since 2002. He has earned the Diploma in the Methods of Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language, Moscow M.V. Lomonosov State University. He also has obtained two degrees (B.A., M.A.) from the University of Manchester.

Being a diligent educator, he has taken opportunities to expand his knowledge in Second Language acquisition and other work-related fields. He has been honored to instruct a variety of students from various social backgrounds, knowledge, age and education. Over the years, he has been committed to his students and personal development as a language teacher and counselor.

He has come to believe that:

  • Students should be treasured, respected, nurtured, praised, and encouraged;
  • Every student, regardless of socioeconomic or ethnic background, deserves the same quality instruction and challenging learning experiences;
  • Each student should be challenged to develop critical-thinking skills and become a lifelong learner;
  • Students should be stimulated and motivated so realize their full potential;
  • Modern technology is one of the most useful ways to teach Russian as a Foreign or Second Language.


March 2012, obtained postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling; Institute of positive technologies and consulting, Moscow, Russia;

29 November 2010 – 26 February 2011, obtained Certificate with Distinction, Primary English Teacher Training  (Primary ETTO); British Council Ukraine;

March 2010 - January 2012, Diploma in TESOL, INTESOL WORLDWIDE LTD, 4 Higher Downs, Knouts, Cheshire WA16 8AW, England;

March 2011, obtained Certificate, International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Listening 7.0, Reading 7.5, Writing 6.5, Speaking 8.0, Overall Band Score 7.5; University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations;

October 2010 - April 2011, obtained Certificate, International Business English Training (Cert IBET); by BESIG, Trinity College London, English UK and The Consultants-E;

13th July 2009, obtained Business English Certificate: Higher, University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations;

26th December 2008, obtained Diploma in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language, Moscow M.V. Lomonosov State University;

26th July 2008, obtained Certificates from Teaching Knowledge Tests, (1) Language and background to language learning and teaching, (2) Lesson planning and use of resources for language teaching, (3) Managing the teaching and learning process, University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations;

July 2001 to January 2005, obtained INTESOL Certificate, INTESOL WORLDWIDE LTD, 4 Higher Downs, Knutsford, Cheshire WA 16 8AW, England;

July 2001 to October 2005, Master of Arts in the Issues of Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies, The University of Manchester, Regents Theological College, London Road, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6LW, England;

August 2001 to June 2001, Bachelor of Arts in Applied Theology (degree with honors), The University of Manchester, Regents Theological College, London Road, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6LW, England;

August 1998 to July 2000, First year of studies is finished with distinction, was awarded with scholarship for the following year; Second year was completed with the distinction in academic and practical spheres, was offered to continue studies in Regents Theological College, Great Britain, Ukrainian Evangelical Theological Seminary, Kyiv, Ukraine;

September 1996 to December 1999, obtained Diploma, Accounting Specialist, The Kharkov Institute of Economics and Finances, Ukraine.


From April 2007 till now, Teacher of Russian as a Foreign language and Business English, Kyiv;

From June 2007 to June 2010, Director at INTESOL Ukraine (franchise), INTESOL WORLDWIDE LTD, England;

From July 2005 to April 2007, Freelance / Part-time ESL teacher at a number of private Language Schools and for corporate clients in Kyiv;

September 2002 to August 2005, Teacher of Systematic Theology, Ukrainian Evangelical Theological Seminary, Kyiv.

Преподаватель Русского Языка как Иностранного

Преподаватель русского языка как иностранного, Максим Ачкасов, активно вовлечен в преподавательскую деятельность с 2002 года. Он окончил Манчестерский Университет (Великобритания) на уровнях Бакалавра и Магистратуры (B.A. honors, M.A.). Он так же владеет дипломом от Московского Государственного Университета им. М.В. Ломоносова по специализации преподавателя русского языка как иностранного, а так же и рядом других дипломов и сертификатов. Кроме , Максим Ачкасов активно изучает и преподает . Он не понаслышке знаком с трудностями, которые преодолевают изучающие иностранный язык и готов конструктивно помочь тем, кто испытывает сложности либо в запоминании новый слов / конструкций, либо в использовании грамматических построений. Чтобы узнать больше об образовании и опыте преподавателя, пожалуйста, перейдите на страницу Резюме.