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- Total Time 25 min
- Lessons 6
- Attachments 3
- Exercises 15
6 Lessons in This Course
5 minFREERussian lesson 1Free3 CQ
Learning the Russian alphabet can be challenging! In this quick lesson, follow along as Olga pronounces each of the 33 letters in the Cyrillic alphabet.
4 minRussian lesson 23 CQ
The best way to learn Russian pronunciation is to hear a Russian person speak the language! In this quick lesson, listen as Olga models how to pronounce vowels.
2 minRussian lesson 32 CQ
Learn how to speak Russian and sound like you were born in Russia! In this easy lesson from Olga, you’ll learn how to pronounce hard and soft consonants.
4 minRussian lesson 43 CQ
Discover the purpose of the soft and hard signs in the Russian alphabet. By themselves, letters “Ь” and “Ъ” have no sound value, but serve important functions.
5 minRussian lesson 53 CQ
Learn the rules governing the voicing and devoicing of Russian paired consonants, and understand how the position of the consonant in a word affects its sound.
3 minRussian lesson 62 CQ
It's important to pay enough attention to finer points of Russian pronunciation. In this lesson, Olga explains five basic Russian pronunciation rules.
3 minGrammar lesson2 CQ
Russian nouns have gender, which plays an important grammatical. This lesson covers basic rules for gender in Russian and explores notable exceptions.
2 minRussian lesson2 CQ
In this Russian language lesson, learn the basic rules of how to form plural nouns in the nominative case by adding or changing the noun's ending.
3 minRussian lesson2 CQ
In this lesson, discover the genitive case of singular Russian nouns and how to form them based on the specific ending that nouns take in each gender.
4 minlesson3 CQ
In Russian, the same noun takes different endings depending on the case. In this lesson, learn five rules on how to form the genitive plural of Russian nouns.
8 minRussian lesson5 CQ
In this beginner Russian language lesson, learn about nominative cases that have rules that change a word and tell you what it's doing in a sentence.
541 min5-part Russian course24 CQ
Enchanted by Russian, but find yourself mystified by Cyrillic characters? In this 5-lesson course, learn the basics of Cyrillic, pronunciation of simple Russian words, and similarities with English.
10187 min10-part Russian course101 CQ
Develop your Russian language skills with vocabulary and common phrases that will help you plan a business trip to Russia, orient yourself once you arrive, and get acquainted at the office.
10109 min10-part Russian course62 CQ
This course is ideal for complete beginners who want to acquire vocabulary and learn basic Russian grammar. Learn the basics of reading and speaking Russian, and start building conversational skills!
10103 min10-part Russian course57 CQ
Want to learn how to speak Russian, but don't want to spend time memorizing grammar and vocabulary? This course teaches conversational Russian for beginners who want to start speaking right away.
625 min6-part Russian course16 CQ
Puzzled by how to pronounce Russian words? In this course from Russian Lessons with Olga, learn how to speak the vowels and consonants of the Russian alphabet, and how to develop a Russian accent!