Websites with Russian Lessons
Materials for Jehovah's Witnesses learning Russian with an emphasis on
things beginners need to know in order to participate in field service
and meetings. These include the alphabet, numbers, names of Bible books,
theocratic vocabulary, field service presentations, phrases used
in public prayer, and expressions used by the chairman.
A well-rounded site with lessons similar to what one might find in a good
college textbook. Includes
video and audio lessons,
lessons in handwriting,
a basic grammar,
parallel texts to practice reading comprehension,
and an active discussion forum.
No advertisements on this site.
An interactive Russian textbook with click-to-play audio, quizzes, and tests.
The speaking alphabet with animation of the drawing of cursive letters is
This is a place to practice your Russian. You answer questions, translate phrases,
and transcribe spoken Russian. The system adjusts the difficulty of the questions
as you improve. Uses spaced repetition to reinforce what you learned in
prior sessions. Uses concepts of achievement similar to those in a video game
to encourage users to practice every day.
Goathe Verlag Starnberg
This site has recordings of vocabulary words and useful phrases in 50
language, including Russian. You can listen to them online, or download
them for offline use.
Russian Grammar (Quickstudy Academic Outline)
Six page laminated crib sheet which can be kept in a three-ring notebook.
Contains basic information about grammar, word forms, and punctuation.
Costs about $7.
Essential Russian Grammar by Brian Kemple
A good basic grammar by which we mean that it covers all the parts of
speech cases, verb conjugations, and prepositions, but does not get to
sentence building. Was used in the preparation of this course.
Costs about $7.
Enter a Russian verb and this site will show you all of its forms.
Reading Material in Russian
BBC Russian Service world news in Russian
Read the Bible, the Watchtower, Awake! on-line.
Most articles have an embedded audio player right under
the title which you can use to hear it read by a skilled