Basic Rules of Russian Pronunciation

Pronunciation Rules

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

ЗАСУЧИВ РУКАВА взяться за что, работать


  • (of a person) (to get to work, to work etc.) diligently, energetically: roll up one’s sleeves and set (get down) to work (to the job)
  • buckle (knuckle) down to work
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Random Russian Word



trans., impf., соврать – perf.

to lie, to tell lies

  • Я знаю, что он врёт – I know he is lying
Russian pronunciation rules
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Russian Piece of Music

Би-2 - “Варвара”
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Random Russian Joke

Суд оправдал киллера, так как, согласно алиби, он в это время был в другом месте и убивал другого человека.

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