Category Archives for Russian

The 3 Best Sites for Online Russian Classes

  • September 15, 2017

Once upon a time, it was really hard to learn a new language. If you were an average (not poor, not rich) person living in a rural area, you might have been limited to whatever couple of languages your

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3 Ways to Improve Your Russian Listening Skills

  • September 6, 2017

There are four skills associated with language acquisition: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. A lot of learners spend all their time working on their speaking skills, but struggle with the listening

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The Best Way to Learn Russian (What is it?)

  • August 30, 2017

Immersion is the best way to learn Russian The absolute best way to learn Russian is through immersion. Immersion means surrounding yourself with the language and doing most (if not all) of your day

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Hypothetical Conditionals in Russian

  • August 23, 2017

In our last grammar post we looked at how to express real conditions in the Russian language. That is, talk about something that might happen (something that's possible). This is all well and

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The Great List of Russian Cognates and Similar Words

Russian is hard...​We all know Russian is hard. As a language it's a lot further from English than other more popular foreign languages like Spanish, French, or even German. The lack of commonality between

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6 Unexpected Ways I Practice My Russian Conversational Skills

  • August 18, 2017

I’ve had the good fortune of learning languages on my own and with the guidance of instructors. Both have their advantages, but there is something special about embracing the independence that comes

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Decoding the 6 Russian Cases: A Beginner’s Guide

  • August 11, 2017

When I started learning Russian, I had never even heard of cases and I definitely didn’t know that Russian had six essential ones. Looking back, I’m glad that I came in blind because I might have been

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4 Most Important Tips for Beginners Learning Russian

  • August 4, 2017

When it comes to learning Russian, there are two types of people: those who are kind of interested and those who really want to learn.There is nothing wrong with either group. I can’t even count all

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