Basic Rules of Russian Pronunciation

Rule #1

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

ЗАВИСТЬ БЕРEТ; ЗАВИДКИ БЕРУТ кого

  • someone feels envious (of another’s success, desirable qualities etc.): it makes someone (really) jealous (envious)
  • be bursting with envy
  • it makes someone green with envy
  • one wishes he were as … as someone (could do something as … as someone etc.)
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Random Russian Word

ДВАДЦАТЬ ТРЕТЬЕ ФЕВРАЛЯ

[dvattsat' tr'et'je fivral'a]

neuter

23rd of February (defender of the fatherland day)

Russian pronunciation rules
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Russian Piece of Music

Чай вдвоём - “Я не забуду”
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Random Russian Joke

Надпись на обложке телефонной книги: “В моей смерти прошу винить...”

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