"Practical Russian in Situations and Pictures" is a new course for beginners in Russian as a foreign language (CEFR A1). It teaches through colourful illustrations, carefully selected dialogues, and structured grammar material. The course consists of 48 lessons, each lasting for 2 hours. The first part includes lexical and grammar units to practise students' speaking skills. The second part provides texts and dialogues to successfully get ready for the oral speech testing level. The textbook comes with a CD and can be used for study with a teacher.