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

ГЛАЗА РАЗБЕГАЮТСЯ / РАЗБЕЖАЛИСЬ у кого от чего

(coll.)

  • someone cannot concentrate visually or fix his gaze on any one thing, owing to a great number and diversity of objects, impressions etc.: do not know where to look (first, next)
  • scarcely know which way to look;be dizzied by the multitude of something
  • it’s more than the eyes can take in
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Random Russian Word

КРАСИВЫЙ

[krasivyj]

comp.degree – красивее

beautiful, handsome, good-looking, fine; pretty

  • красивая девушка – beautiful/pretty girl
  • красивый жест – fine gesture; beau geste
Russian pronunciation rules
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Russian Piece of Music

Пара Нормальных - “Happy End”
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Random Russian Joke

Мужчина на приёме у врача:
- Доктор, жена оставила на меня нашего младенца и уехала в отпуск. А я его и гулять вожу, и массаж делаю, и кварцевые ванны, и гимнастику...
- А чем Вы его кормите?
- Тьфу, чёрт! Так и знал, что что-нибудь забуду!

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