20 Conversational Russian Words and Phrases You Should Know

conversational RussianToday’s Russian lesson is going to be so much fun! You will learn twenty conversational Russian words and phrases that you will often come across in spoken Russian. You might hear these words from your Russian friends or family, or even see them online on Facebook or vKontakte. Some of these Russian words are mild slang words while others are diminutives that were formed from popular nouns. Below the word you will find an example of how you can use it in Russian speech with English translation.  Read more…

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Describe Your Home in Russian

Beautiful houseIn today’s lesson you will learn how to describe your home in Russian. In the previous lessons you’ve learned about Kitchen Appliances in Russian and Kitchenware in Russian. Now let’s take a walk around your home and learn the names of the rooms and other useful Russian words. Are you ready? Let’s start with the basics:  Read more…

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Wild Animals in Russian: Learn New Russian Words

Tiger in Russian photoIn the previous lesson you’ve learned the names of the domestic animals in Russian. If you haven’t yet, click on this link and enjoy the lesson – Russian Video Lesson: Domestic Animals and Birds.

In today’s lesson we will take a quick trip to a Fun Russian Zoo where Read more…

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Russian Video Lesson: Domestic Animals and Birds

Cows on a fieldThis Russian video lesson is going to be fun and easy, perfect for Friday. We’ve already talked about pets in Russian, and you’ve learned a lot of useful Russian vocabulary to help you talk about your pet. A few months ago we also talked about cats in Russian (this lesson was dedicated to the International Cat Day), and now you are an expert in Russian words related to cats topic. And today you will learn the names of the domestic animals and birds in Russian. Enjoy!  Read more…

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How to Express Emotions in Russian

Happy girlEvery day we use many different emotions when reacting to many different things. We can go from being mellow to being very happy to being sad. Since emotions are a big part of our day to day life, I thought that it would be a good idea to create a lesson and talk about our emotions in Russian.

Let’s start with happy emotions.  Read more…

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Russian Grammar Lesson: Russian Cases

Russian casesIn today’s lesson we will talk about Russian cases. Specifically about the cases of Russian nouns. We will cover some general information about all cases that are used in Russian. Some of the cases, I’ve already covered in more detail in my previous lessons, and will talk more about the rest in the future lessons.

As you might already know, in Russian language the endings of nouns and adjectives tell us which word is a subject and which word is an object. In English sentences, however, Read more…

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Online Shopping Words in Russian

Online shopping words in Russian thumbnailIt’s a shopping time! It’s time to get gifts for your loved ones. Many of us nowadays shop online as it seems to be easier and faster. Besides shopping online not only saves us time, it also allows us to check out the multiple review of the products prior to purchasing them. Since online shopping is popular nowadays, I decided to put together a quick article with a few main online shopping terms in Russian.  Read more…

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