Read Russian
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Read Russian

Break the Secret Code and Learn Cyrillic
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Last updated 1/2017
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Read and understand hundreds and hundreds of words in Russian without learning the language!
Requirements
  • No prerequisites what-so-ever. This course starts very simply at the beginning.
Description

Who has time to learn a new language?! If you're planning a trip to Russia or any country using the Cyrillic alphabet, this course is for you! In just an hour and a half, you can be a master at reading Russian. Which means you will be able to read and understand hundreds of words, simply because they are the same as words you already know! Getting around will be much easier and way more interesting, as you will be able to translate many signs.

Nancy Howland Walker has been teaching nearly her entire life - topics from Russian and English as a Second Language, to Sailing and Improv Comedy. Her teaching style is easy going and fun.

Who this course is for:
  • Any fun-loving and curious traveller who will be going to Eastern Europe where the Cyrillic alphabet is in use. Or if you just want to learn something new!
Course content
Expand 12 lectures 02:03:24
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12 lectures 02:03:24

A brief introduction to the course, showing the different elements and how the course is put together.

Preview 06:22

In this lesson you learn the letters: A, E, O, K, M,T and C.

Preview 06:36

In this lesson you learn the letters P and H.

Class 2: Same Letter, Different Pronunciation (Part 1)
08:20

In this lesson you learn the letters B, Y and X

Class 3: Same Letter, Different Pronunciation (Part 2)
11:20

In this lesson you learn the letters г and д.

Class 4: Based on Greek Letter (Part 1)
08:44

In this lesson you learn the letters л, п and ф.

Class 5: Based on Greek Letter (Part 2)
10:15

In this lesson you will learn the letters ш and ц.

Class 6: Based on Hebrew Letters
09:11

In this lesson you will learn the letters б and ж.

Class 7: Unique Cyrillic Letters (Part 1)
12:04

In this lesson you will learn the letters з, и and й.

Class 8: Unique Cyrillic Letters (Part 2)
10:49

In this lesson you will learn the letters ч, щ and э.

Class 9: Unique Cyrillic Letters (Part 3)
11:26

In this lesson you will learn the letters ю, я, ы and ё.

Class 10: Unique Cyrillic Letters (Part 4)
14:08

We will conclude this course with the final phonetic symbols ь and ъ. We will also take a quick look at cursive and italic letters.

Class 11: Unique Cyrillic Letters (Part 5)
14:09