Author Archive | renatailitsky

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 …

Close Up: 9 Russian Learning Tools to Zoom In on Vocabulary


They say a picture is worth a thousand words.

However, have the people who say that tried communicating with simple images?

Do you ask for milk in a grocery store by showing the store clerk a picture of a cow?…

Easy! Learn to Write Russian in 7 Baby Steps


When was the last time you learned a new skill?

When we are younger, we perfect new skills all the time.

Walking, riding a bicycle, tying our shoelaces.

The learning process seems endless in our earlier years.

As we get …