Conversational Russian for beginners

Learn how to read, speak and write conversational Russian language from scratch
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  • Lectures 88
  • Length 5.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2016 English

Course Description

Learn the basics of Russian grammar and use it in everyday conversations

Learn Russian grammar to build any sentences you want

  • Learn the Russian case system;
  • Learn Russian nouns, adjectives, adverbs, numerals, pronouns and verbs;
  • Build any sentences based on well explained grammar rules;
  • Check your knowledge with 400+ exercises;
  • Learn modern Russian vocabulary of 2000+ words;
  • Learn useful phrases;

Overview

Speak Russian today! This course will teach you how to read and speak Russian language. Starting with nouns, step by step, you'll learn how to build your first phrases and sentences. More than 5 hours of explicit video lessons, PDF materials with short summary of the video lessons, and more than 400 exercises (2000+ sentences with modern vocabulary and RU/ENG translation) to check your knowledge and master the Russian language.

What are the requirements?

  • You don't need to know anything about Russian, we start from scratch
  • The course has downloadable materials - PDF files, you need any free PDF reader (Adobe reader or Foxit Reader)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how to speak and read Russian
  • Master basic Russian grammar
  • 86 lessons (5.5 hours of content) with explicit explanations of basic Russian grammar and lot's of examples
  • 400+ exercises with modern vocabulary and RU/ENG translation (all the exercises will come with the keys)
  • 84 PDFs with short grammar summaries
  • Basic vocabulary of 2000+ words

What is the target audience?

  • Ideal for beginners and absolute beginners who want to speak Russian
  • For students who want to learn Russian grammar
  • The course explains the most difficult aspects of Russian grammar in an easy way
  • For students who whant to practice what they learn using the real Russian language sentences
  • Not for advanced students

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: About the course
02:53

This lesson will tell you who this course is designed for, what you'll get after finishing it and a short review of the lessons.

Section 2: Alphabet
17:37

Learn Russian letters and sounds. Pronunciation of each letter and its sound. Examples of words with the sounds. 

03:39

Though in Russian you read as you see, there are a few spelling rules that you should follow. Watch this lecture to improve your spelling. It's also important, because we'll need these spelling rules throughout the course.

Section 3: Nouns
03:36

This lecture will help you to distinguish the gender of Russia nouns. 

03:05

Use Russian nouns in the nominative singular case. After this lecture you'll be able to use Russian nouns in sentences like: "I am a student. She is a teacher. It is a window.".

04:32

Learn how to use Russian nouns in nominative plural. Learn how to say sentences like "We are teachers. These are dogs. Cats are animals.".

04:13

Some Russian nouns follow their own pattern to make plural forms. Just as in English we have "a person - people", in Russian we have "человек - люди". Learn how to use Russian irregular in plural. 

04:15

After this lecture you'll be able to use Russian noun in accusative case in sentences like "I see a car. I know the truth. I blame the dog.".

04:33

Learn how to use nouns in sentences like: I watch movies. I see the dogs.

03:12

Learn irregular nouns in accusative plural case. I see mt brothers. I know my friends.

05:03

Learn genitive case, use it for quantities, absence or in  the meaning of "of". For example: I don't have a car.

04:10

Learn genitive case, use it for quantities, absence or in  the meaning of "of". For example: Five cars. I don't have any cats.

03:09

Learn genitive case, use it for quantities, absence or in  the meaning of "of". For example: There are five friends in the room.

02:52

Learn how to use dative case to build sentences like: Have you called your teacher?

03:07
Learn how to use dative case to build sentences like: Have you told your friends?
05:24

Learn how to use instrumental singular case to build sentences like: I love you with all my heart.

02:48

Learn how to use instrumental case to build sentence like: My heat if filled with beautiful feelings.

03:50

Learn how to use prepositional case to build sentences like: I work at school.

03:22

Learn how to use prepositional plural to build sentences like: I will tell you about my friends.

04:13

This lesson will help you to organize and review the Russian case system. 

Section 4: Adjective
03:41

Learn unstressed adjectives. Use it in sentences like: A beautiful woman.

02:57

This lesson will teach you how to use stressed and soft adjectives. Use them in sentences like: A blue pen. A big cat.

03:55

Learn how to use possessive adjectives. Use them in sentences like: My dream. Her dog.

03:33

This lesson will teach you how to use reflexive adjectives. Use them in sentences like: He reads his (his own) book.

03:03

Learn how to use adjectives in accusative singular. Use them in sentences like: I see a beautiful lake.

02:37

Learn how to use adjectives in accusative plural. Use them in sentences like: I see big dos.

03:19

Learn how to use adjectives in genitive singular. Use them in sentences like: A house of a good man.

01:40

Learn how to use adjectives in genitive singular. Use them in sentences like: The house of my parents.

03:29

Learn how to use adjectives in dative singular. Use them in sentences like: I give a book to a good friend.

01:34

Learn how to use adjectives in dative plural. Use them in sentences like: I promised my parents.

02:20

Learn how to use adjective in instrumental singular case. Use them in sentences like: I was kissed by a beautiful woman.

01:51

Learn how to use adjectives in instrumental case. Use them in sentences like: This building was built by outstanding architects.

03:40

Learn how to use adjective in prepositional singular case. Use them in sentences like: I'm telling you about my beautiful wife.

01:45

Learn how to use adjectives in prepositional plural. Use them in sentences like: They are talking about rare animals.

03:04

Learn how to form long and short forms of adjectives. 

02:58

Learn how to compare thing in Russian, by using long form comparative adjectives. 

03:12

Learn how to compare things in Russian, but using short form comparative adjectives. 

02:45

Learn very useful constructions with comparatives. 

02:33

Learn superlatives. 

Section 5: Adverbs
03:30

Learn the difference between adjectives and adverbs. Lear how adverbs behave in Russian. 

03:37

Learn how to use comparative and superlative adverbs. 

Section 6: Numerlas
03:05

Master Russian numerals.

04:40
Master Russian numerals.
05:50

Master Russian numerals.

04:26

Master Russian ordinal numerals.

05:50

Learn how to tell the time in Russian.

03:36

Learn how to tell the dates in Russian. 

05:16

Learn how to use Russian numerals in other situations. 

Section 7: Pronouns
03:34

Learn Russian personal pronouns.

04:11

Learn Russian personal pronouns.

02:42

Learn how to use possessive pronouns in Russian. 

04:09

Learn how to use interrogative pronouns in Russian. 

04:43

Learn how to use demonstrative pronouns in Russian. 

03:19

Learn how to use determinative pronouns in Russian. 

03:24

Learn how to use reflexive pronouns in Russian. 

03:47

Learn how to use relative pronouns. 

02:16

Learn and master relative pronouns. 

02:36

Learn how to use indefinite pronouns in Russian. 

Section 8: Verbs
04:08

Learn the regular present tense. 

03:19

Continue to master regular present tense. 

05:00

Learn how we need to change a consonant sometimes, when we use verbs in the present tense. 

03:46

Learn irregular present tense. 

03:30

Continue to master irregular present tense. 

04:29

Continue to master irregular present tense. 

02:58

Learn how to use reflexive verbs in Russian. 

04:59

Learn perfective an imperfective aspects of Russian verbs. 

02:37
Master Russian verbs in the future tense.
04:25

Master Russian verbs in the future tense.

03:50

Master Russian verb in the past tense.

03:10

Master Russian verb in the past tense. 

03:08

Master Russian verbs of motions. 

02:35
Learn how to build sentences using conditions.
02:30

Learn how to build sentences using conditions.

03:13

Learn how to ask people to do something. 

02:46
Learn how to build negative sentences in Russian.
02:21

Learn how to build negative sentences in Russian.

02:21

Learn how else you can use some Russian infinitives to enrich your speech. 

02:50

Master Russian indirect speech.

02:46

Master Russian indirect speech. 

02:31

Learn how to tell about purpose in Russian. Use it in sentences like: I came here to help you.

02:56

Learn how to use impersonal construction. Use the in sentences like: It's hot.

04:40

Learn useful conjunctions.Enrich your speech by building more complicated sentences. 

03:51

Learn what preposition are used with certain cases.

03:08

Learn what preposition are used with certain cases.

02:37

Learn what preposition are used with certain cases.

Section 9: Time
04:22

Learn useful time phases.

02:36

Learn useful time phases.

Section 10: Outro
03:53

Find out what you can do next - where you can practice language and find new Russian speaking friends.

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Instructor Biography

Stanislav is an avid language learner and certified geography teacher (Diploma "Geography teacher" - Kuban State University, Russia, 2015). Winner of the first and the third International contest "E-learning with iSpring software ", 2014. Native Russian speaker and private language tutor.

I love to help my friends all over the world to learn Russian language. I love to teach and see my friends and students excited and happy about the learning process.

My goal is to provide the best Russian language learning experience. I use video lectures and lots of exercises, because I believe that all the language skills (especially grammar) should be used as soon as possible. All the exercises I use contain real daily vocabulary with lots of examples. 

My course is designed for those who really want to speak Russian language. Not only memorize a dozen of new phrases, but build sentences, based on grammar rules. 

Russian is not that difficult - join in, and I'll be your guide!

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