Russian words

The best way to learn and memorize new Russian words is to see them in the context. In this series of lessons we take an interesting Russian words, show you their derivatives, synonyms, etymology (if possible), and give you some examples of their use. Most of these lessons are intended for intermediate and advanced learners of Russian, although the audio tracks are recorded at three different speeds and could be helpful even for beginners.


Today we are learning a quite advanced Russian word – ‘безалаберность’. You are going to learn what it means, see its derivatives and synonyms, as well as some examples of its use.

Listen to the audio file a few times till all the words sound clear and natural. Next try to repeat each sentence after the audio practicing and developing your Russian pronunciation.

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With the series of Russian lessons «Learn Russian words» series you can learn new Russian words and practice your listening and reading skills with the audio and transcript. Today’s word is “заурядный”.

The audio examples of this lesson are recorded at three different speeds: slow, adapted (slower than normal) and normal.

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