This collection of free online Russian lessons offers you to learn and practice new vocabulary with a series of dialogues on different topics. Every lesson comes with an audio file recoreded by a native Russian speaker.

Negotiating a discount

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 →

Telephone conversation

Russian exercises: Find a mistake - Telephone conversation

Today we are happy to present you a lesson from our new series called “Error correction exercises”. This series is designed to develop your reading skills and to improve your grammatical correctness in Russian.

There is a simple text with a few mistakes in it made on purpose. Your task is to identify the mistakes.

To check yourself, click on the button “Show the answers”. There is an audio recording hidden with the answers, don’t forget to listen to it to practive your listening skills.

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At the hotel [В гостинице]

At a hotel

If you are going to visit Russia one day, you may find this lesson quite useful for you. Today we will be studying a few sample dialogues between a receptionist and a guest of a hotel.

Four simple dialogues which contain very useful vocabulary are read two times: the first time slowly, the second time at a normal speed. Listen to the audio as many times as you need till the words sound natural. Write our all unknown words and try to memorize them.

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Visiting a doctor

Useful Russian expressions: visiting a doctor

We’ve already covered a bit of health related vocabulary in one of our previous lessons. In today’s vocabulary lesson we have a few dialogues that might happen at the hospital or when visiting a doctor. The dialogues include a lot of useful vocabulary describing the way you feel, typical medical phrases and prescriptions.

The lesson is intended for the intermediate Russian learners.

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At the hairdressers [В парикмахерской]

cut or dye your hairs in Russian

Let’s imagine you want to cut or dye your hair… How would you explain what you want to a hairdresser?

In today’s lesson you are going to learn some important vocabulary to help you with this kind of conversation. The lesson consists of a few typical dialogues.

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Eating out (3)

Vocabulary building - At the restaurant (3)

This is the last lesson of the series dedicated to eating out in Russian. Read the dialogue with the various conversation options and listen to the audio file to reinforce the result of the studies.

If you missed first two lessons, you can find them here:
Eating out in Russian (part 1)
Eating out in Russian (part 2)

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Eating out (1)

Russian vocabulary building - At the restaurant

Today we are building your Russian vocabulary and covering some useful phrases that you might need when you go eating out in Russia. You’ll see a simple dialogue exemplifying various options of the conversation.

The lesson comes with an audio track. Listen to it as many times as you need to get accustomed to the pronunciation and new words.

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