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.

A few very important Russian grammar rules

In this lesson for beginners we’ll cover a few Russian grammar rules and features of special importance. Studying them carefully will let you avoid many mistakes in the future, especially in written Russian.

Each grammar rule comes along with examples. The audio recording of today’s lesson contains all today’s examples read in slow spoken Russian.

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Verbs of motion (unprefixed)

This is another Russian grammar lesson and today we are focusing on verbs.

There are 14 pairs of Russian verbs you need to learn among other things. It’s the verbs of motion, i.e. the verbs what imply moving from one place to another. They are in a separate group in Russian firstly because of the closeness of their lexical meanings, and secondly because of common word-formation and grammatical properties that distinguish them from other verbs.

In today’s lesson we’ll be looking at unprefixed verbs to understand the general idea. This lesson could be useful both for beginners and for intermediate Russian learners.

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