Short Russian texts with questions

This series of free online Russian lessons 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.

Kamchatka

Kamchatka

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.

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Yamal Peninsula

Learn to answer questions in Russian - Yamal Peninsula

In today’s lesson we invite you on a journey through the northern tundra. You will get to know the locals and learn about how they live in such severe conditions. There are also some photos to make your journey more interesting.

As always, your task for this lesson is to listen to the audio recording and try to understand it by ear, after that we’ll ask you some questions based on what you heard, which you’ll have to answer as detailed as you can. At the very end we’ll repeat all the questions and give you some example answers.
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How many senses do humans have?

Learn to answer questions in Russian - Ско́лько чувств у челове́ка?

This is the second lesson of our new Russian excercises series where we develop your skills of audio comprehension and question answering.

Listen to the short story and try to understand it by ear. After that you will be asked a few questions about what you have heard. We put a pause after each question so you could work out your answer. The more complete and detailed answers you give the better your Russian skills are developing. In the end we’ll repeat all the questions and give you the answers.
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Meteorite [Метеорит]

Learn to answer questions in Russian - Метеорит

With this lesson we start a new series which aims to develop your skills in question answering in Russian.

Listen to the short text and try to understand it. After that you will be asked a few questions about what you have heard. There will be a pause after each question in order to give you some time to work out the answer. Try to give a complete and detailed answer. After that, we’ll repeat all the questions and give you the answers.

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