Basic Rules of Russian Pronunciation

Knowing the Russian alphabet is not enough yet to read Russian words and texts. First you have to learn some rules of pronunciation. Our narrated video lessons will help you learn them quickly and easily. Each rule is presented in detail and provided with examples, transcriptions and narrations by a native speaker.

Ordinary Life in Russia

Random Russian Idiom

ВЗЛЕТАТЬ / ВЗЛЕТЕТЬ НА ВОЗДУХ

  • to explode or be destroyed in an explosion: blow up (blow sky-high)
  • blow to bit (to pieces, to smithereens)
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Random Russian Word

ФИОЛЕТОВЫЙ

[fial'etavyj]

purple, violet

Basic Russian words with pronunciation
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Russian Piece of Music

Валерий Леонтьев - “Полёт на дельтаплане”
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Random Russian Joke

Приходит пьяный муж домой. Жена:
- Пил?
Муж:
- Нет!
Жена:
- Пил
Муж:
- Нет!
Жена:
- Тогда скажи слово “Гибралтар”.
Муж:
- Ну пил!

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