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Learn Russian for free with our more than 400 online Russian classes. Learn Russian grammar, improve your vocabulary, practice your reading and listening skills absolutely for free, and we are keep working on adding new lessons. All audio recordings are made by a native Russian speaker.

The lessons can be studies in any order according to your liking. Feel free to ask your questions or suggest your ideas in the comment section.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

Whether you are interested in football or not, you definitely could not miss the fact that just in a few days the next World Cup starts in Russia. Of course, we could not ignore this event as well, and prepared a small lesson for you on this topic.

The lesson is intended for the Russian learners of the intermediate level and includes a slow spoken audio. In the end of the audio recording you’ll hear a few questions based on the text of the lesson. We make a pause after each question, so you have time to try to answer it yourself. After the pause, we give the correct answer, so you can check yourself. Let’s begin! Study the lesson →

Селёдка под шубой

Some time ago we have already published a lesson with a recipe of a traditional New Year’s Russian salad – Olivier. Today we’d like to offer you another traditional recipe – a herring under a fur coat. Don’t worry, it does not include any fur. The name of the dish comes from the fact that the herring is covered with multiple layers. In fact, the dish is simple and delicious. Give it a try!

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Negotiating a discount

This time, in ‘Russian vocabulary building’ series, we are pleased to present you a lesson from Daria Manshina, an author at LinguaLift. In this lesson you’ll learn core Russian words for bargaining and study 3 dialogues discussing a discount in different situations.

We added an audio in Russian to Daria’s dialogues, so you can practice your listening skills and pronunciation at the same time. Study the lesson →

Survival tips for foreigners in Russia (part 2)

Knowing the nuances of culture and life of the country you are visiting is always helpful. Trying to make your experience in Russia safer and more pleasurable and to help you avoid awkward moments related to cultural differences today in our series “Read and listen in Russian” we continue with our survival tips for those visiting Russia. The lesson is accompanied by an audio file, so you can practice both your reading and listening skills. Study the lesson →

Survival tips for foreigners in Russia (part 1)

This is a new lesson of the series “Read and listen in Russian” designed for reading and listening pratice, and today we offer you a collection of funny and serious survival tips for foreigners in Russia which we collected all over the internet. We hope that this information, firstly, will make you smile, and secondly, will help you with your trip to Russia or with your Russian friends or colleagues.

Tell us your Russian experience in the comment section and will include your advises in the second part of this lesson.

The lesson comes with an audio file recoreded at a normal conversational speed.
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We continue to explore the expanses of Russia and today’s destination is Kamchatka. Since it’s the ‘Short Russian texts with questions’ lesson, there are some questions waiting for you in the end of the story, so listen to the audio carefully and attentively. A few gorgeous photos are going to make our journey even more interesting. The example answers are given in the very end of the lesson.

Let’s begin!

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