Slow spoken Russian

Our visitors love these lessons because they allow them, first, to recognize every word of the sentence separately and then to hear the whole sentence spoken fluently. The audio for these lessons is recorded at three different speeds: slow, adapted (slower than normal), and normal. Listen to the lesson a couple of times, read the transcription with the translation, and you are sure to understand everything that’s been said.

Не за горами

Learn Russian expressions: Не за горами

This is the ‘Phrase of the week’ series where you can improve you Russian vocabulary and practice your listening and reading skills.

The audio recording of this lesson is read at three different speeds: slow, adapted (slower than normal) and normal. We recommend to listen to the audio recording several times and to use the free online transcript reviewing the currently studied material.
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Мурашки

Learn Russian words with audio - Мурашки

In the series «Word of the Week» we choose an interesting Russian word and provide you with examples of its use, synonyms, derivative words, related phrases and etymology (when possible). Additionally to this you have an audio track read by a native Russian speaker which is recorded at three different speeds: slow, adapted (slower than normal) and normal.

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How to get to the cinema? (audio) [Как добраться до кинотеатра?]

Slow Russian dictation - How to get to the cinema?

In today’s dictation we have a short humorous story with instructions ‘how to get to the cinema from your house’. It’s written in language simple enough, so even learners of the beginner level can try to test youself with this excercise. Notice that the instructions are given in a formal tone.

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Безалаберность

Learn Russian words with audio - Безалаберность

Today we are learning a quite advanced Russian word – ‘безалаберность’. You are going to learn what it means, see its derivatives and synonyms, as well as some examples of its use.

Listen to the audio file a few times till all the words sound clear and natural. Next try to repeat each sentence after the audio practicing and developing your Russian pronunciation.

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Отделаться

Learn Russian words with audio - отделаться

This is the lesson of ‘Russian word of the week’ series where you can learn new interesting Russian words and practice your listening and reading skills with a free audio file and transcript.

Today’s word is отделаться. Learn what does it mean in Russian and see the examples of how you could use it.

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Так сойдёт!

Russian phrase of the week: Так сойдёт!

«Russian Phrase of the Week» gives you an opportunity to learn interesting Russian expressions and idioms. With the audio recording read at three different speeds (slow, adapted, and normal) you can practice your listening skills. Review the transcript of the lesson to get the maximum result of your studies.

The phrase of this lesson is ‘Так сойдёт!’. Russians often use this expression in their daily life. Read the examples and see how and when you can use it too.

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