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31 Must-know Words to Talk About Your Family in Russian

family in russian


They pick you up when you’re down.

They celebrate your successes.

They pretend to not notice when you trip over your tongue (or they laugh so hard that they cry).

Family is likely one of the most important things …

16 Russian Colors for Painting a Vivid Picture with Your Vocabulary


Colors are some of the first words children learn.

The ball is red.

The dog is brown.

The toy is yellow. 

While these terms come naturally in your first language, they may not come as naturally when you’re studying a …

16 Dreamy Russian Terms of Endearment to Try on Your S.O.


He’s your honey.

She’s your dear.

They’re your darlings.

When you’re really fond of someone, sometimes you just want to express it by using cutesy terms of endearment.

Luckily, if you’re learning Russian and can’t resist a good pet name, …

Learn Russian on YouTube and Master the Basics in Just Under 7 Hours


Have you ever tried to run wearing only one shoe?

What about driving with a flat tire?

If so, you know what it’s like to try to deal with something that’s imbalanced or uneven.

The same thing can happen to …

Russian Listening Practice: 14 Audio Resources for Mastering Russian


The famous saying tells us that if there’s “no pain,” there’s “no gain.”

But sometimes it feels like there’s more pain than gain when it comes to learning Russian.

Do you want to learn Russian, but aren’t thrilled with having …

You Are the Hero: Learn Russian and Complete Your Fairy Tale of Fluency


When you’re lost in the woods, try not to get spotted by a wolf.

If you’ve built your house out of sticks, you’d better hope no one blows it down.

And if you encounter a witch, never, under any circumstances, …

Learn Russian Reading Skills: 16 Clever Resources for Bookworms


Being bookish ain’t so bad.

Lugging around reading material can build muscles.

The right glasses can give you a cool hipster vibe.

And reading undeniably builds knowledge.

Plus, if you want to learn Russian, learning to read in …