Author Archive | renatailitsky

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 …

Stream Russian Movies All Day with 3 Accessible Options


Who doesn’t love a great “buy one, get one free” sale?

The opportunity to acquire two brand-new things while only paying for one will get most of us through the door of a store.

However, we shouldn’t just think of …

How to Pronounce Russian Words: The Whiz Kid Guide


Who doesn’t love a cute toddler?

Their chubby cheeks and little toes are simply adorable!

Anyone who has been around one can also attest to the frustration of trying to understand them when they speak.

When “wa-wa” means water and …

Temper Tantrums Allowed! Learn Beginner Russian Like a Kid


Don’t you envy kids?

They get to sleep in the middle of the day, get their meals served to them and get to play all the time.

Who wouldn’t want those luxuries?

Plus, so many things come easily to …

Ready, Set, Translate! 6 Sites for Russian Translation Exercises


Ever seen a foreign film or show with subtitles that just seemed… off?

Where the dialogue or narrative just didn’t add up?

To the point where even if you didn’t understand the original language at all, you knew someone had …

How to Speak Russian Like a Native Speaker… or a Spy!


Still reluctant to start learning to speak Russian?

Even though you really need to?

Maybe you have a trip to Russia or a Russian-speaking country coming up, or a business meeting with a Russian investor.

Or maybe you’re just planning …