Russian vocabulary building

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. It can be dialogues or sets of words with examples. These lessons are intended for intermediate and advanced Russian learners.

Learn a new Russian word or phrase every day with Learn Russian Daily. Reinforce and test your knowledge with the Russian flashcards.

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 →

Russian salad Olivier

Russian lessons - New Year's salad

In today’s vocabulary lesson we’ll learn how to make a Russian salad Olivier – the most popular Russian New Year’s dish – and some vocabulary related to cooking.

The lesson is intended for the intermediate and advanced Russian learners. The audio track includes the whole text with the recipe read twice: the first time at a normal speed, and the second time at a slower speed. Bon appetit!

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Emotions (part 1)

Useful Russian expressions (podcast): descibing emotions in Russian

People wouldn’t be people without emotions. Pleasant or not, they play a great role in the life of everyone. In this lesson dedicated to your Russian vocabulary building we’ll have a look at some of them. In today’s vocabulary lesson you can learn new Russian words describing emotions, study example sentences and practice your listening skills with the audio track.

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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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