7 Russian Online Courses for Next-Level Learning

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You wouldn’t build a house without laying a foundation.

For anything to last, it needs a strong base to support it.

The same is true if you want to learn Russian.

Teaching yourself Russian can be an attractive option, …

I, You, It, They: Everything to Know About Russian Pronouns

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Did you know that October 17th, 2018, was declared the first International Pronouns Day?

Granted, this probably has little to do with grammatical accuracy and much to do with gender identity.

But it did get me thinking about …

4 Russian Grammar Check Programs to Polish up Your Writing

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You’re swimming in treacherous waters.

They’re rough and dark and you never know if you’re safe.

But wouldn’t you feel better if there were a boat right behind you with warm towels and shark repellent and a family-sized pack of …

8 Russian Alphabet Charts to Wake You Up to the Language


It’s easy to let your imagination drift away to future Russian travels.

The colorful domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow in the dark, strolling through the Pushkin Museum.

But hey, wake up!

You’ve got to stop dreaming and …

7 Online Russian Translators for a Quick, Easy Assist

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You can’t always do what you want.

You can’t paint with the quiet elegance of Bob Ross.

You can’t single-handedly bring your favorite show back from cancellation. You’re not Netflix.

And sometimes, no matter how hard you try, you just

Show Your Gratitude with These 8 Ways to Say Thank You in Russian


Think of how often we throw around the phrase “thank you” in English.

When someone we love compliments us. When a friend helps us out with something. When a family member passes the бефстроганов (beef stroganoff) at supper.

Tiny gestures …

Find Russian Noun Gender Confusing? It Doesn’t Have to Be!


Did you take French classes in high school?

If so, you know that one of the most frustrating parts of that language is noun gender.

It’s so irregular.

Sure, there may be some rules that say what words are masculine …