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

ГЛАС ВОПИЮЩЕГО В ПУСТЫНЕ

(lit.)

  • an appeal disregarded by everyone, unheeded: a voice (crying) in the wilderness < From the Bible (Isa. 40:3, Matt. 3:3 etc.)
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Random Russian Word

ПАЛЬЦЫ

[pal'tsy]

plural, sing. masc. - палец

fingers

Кл pronunciation
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Russian Piece of Music

Мегаполис - “Karl-Marx-Stadt”
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Random Russian Joke

Очень толстая пациентка спрашивает у врача:
- Скажите, доктор, какие упражнения полезны для похудения?
- Я рекомендую Вам поворачивать голову справа налево и слева направо, – ответил он.
- Как часто?
- Всякий раз, когда Вас угощают.

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