Free online Russian lessons for all levels!

Everyday Russian is a site for those studying Russian language at school or on their own.

Our collection already includes more than 300 Russian language lessons with which you can learn Russian grammar (including Russian alphabet), improve your vocabulary, practice your reading and listening skills absolutely for free.

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Audio dictation

Russian dictation exercises are designed to develop your listening and writing skills. In the first part of the lesson we publish an audio recording which is read three times at different speeds. The text of the dictation comes after it. The dictations are intended for the students of various levels. To get the best result of these lessons we recommend you to listen to the audio a few times first, then do the exercise (try write the text by yourself). After that you can check yourself with the text of the dictation.

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Basic Russian

This series contains lessons that cover basic Russian phrases and necessary vocabulary. Here you can learn such basics as how to introduce yourself, tell your age, talk about your family and occupation, and so on. Every lesson comes along with an audio file recorded by a native Russian speaker.

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Russian Pen Pal

Error correction

The series of lessons "Error correction" is designed to improve your grammatical correctness in the Russian language. In every lesson we take a short Russian text and make a few grammatical mistakes in it. Your task for the exercise is to identify the mistakes. You can check your answers with the correct version of the text and practice your pronunciation and listening skills with the audio that comes with every lesson.

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Read and listen in Russian

The series of free online lessons "Read and listen in Russian" is designed for reading and listening practice and intended mostly for upper-intermediate and advanced Russian learners. These lessons include the excerpts of works of Russian literature, interesting stories about Russia, Russian cities, Russian traditions and customs. Every lesson comes with a translation and an audio file recorded at a normal conversational speed.

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Russian cases

Russian grammar cases are one of the most difficult parts of Russian grammar for foreign learners. The only way to learn to use the Russian cases with confidence is constant practice. This series of lessons helps you to gain that confidence by practicing different Russian nouns in different cases. In each lesson you'll see a random Russian noun declined in singular and plural forms in all cases. A few examples and an audio recording with the words and sentences of the lesson will help you to reinforce the result of the practice.

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Russian conversation

What can be better for learning conversational Russian language than the dialogues in Russian? In every lesson of this series we choose a topic and give you one or a few dialogues related to it. Every lessons comes along with an audio file recorded by a native Russian speaker.

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Russian grammar

Lessons dedicated to some of the crucial points of the Russian grammar. In each lesson we take a specific topic and explain it with examples. Every lesson comes with an audio file recorded by a native Russian speakers.

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Russian phrases

In this series of Russian lessons we offer you to learn interesting Russian phrases and expressions. A few examples for the each phrase will help you to understand how the phrase is used. The audio files for the "Russian phrases" are recorded at three different speeds: slow, adapted and normal.

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Russian texts with questions

The series of free online Russian lessons "Russian texts with questions" is intended mostly for upper-intermediate and advanced Russian learners. These lessons are designed to provide Russian students with reading and listening practice as well as test your skills of understanding questions and answering them. Every lesson includes a text in Russian, a few questions and answers to the questions in the end.

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Russian verb conjugation

Trying to give you a better way to memorize the Russian verb conjugation, we came up with this type of lessons. In every lesson we take a verb (or a few) and show you all its forms conjugated in different tenses, as well as the verb derivatives. To help you memorize the content of the verb tables better, we added some examples after each tense. And you can practice all this with an audio track! (The audio is not available for all the lessons at the moment, but we are working on it.)

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Russian vocabulary

Build your Russian vocabulary with our free online Russian lessons. Every lesson of this series is dedicated to a certain topic - daily life, travelling, visiting a doctor, describing people, business and so on.

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Russian word formation

Russian language is very rich: using just one stem and adding various prefixes and suffixes Russians you can create many other words with very different meanings. Once you recognize the familiar stem in the word you see, use can translate and memorize it easier. This series of Russian lessons gives you an opportunity to trace the same stem in a whole series of different Russian words with the same, close or different meanings. This is a good exercise for those who is learning Russian words.

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Russian words

The best way to learn and memorize new Russian words is to see them in the context. In this series of lessons we take an interesting Russian words, show you their derivatives, synonyms, etymology (if possible), and give you some examples of their use. Most of these lessons are intended for intermediate and advanced learners of Russian, although the audio tracks are recorded at three different speeds and could be helpful even for beginners.

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