Russian Student Resources

Click here to access the Department of  Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures webpage. Here you will find course offerings, a list of faculty and more.

Website for the Course Textbook: Click here to go to the open access website, Между нами, for the 1000 and 1001 textbook. It has audio to accompany dialogs and conversations in the textbook.

Among the following links you will find some sites which are suggested by Professor Brookes. You will be able to identify these by the site description.

Note: If you are trying to listen to an audio clip in Chrome, but get a QuickTime error instead, switch to Safari.



AlphadictionaryExplanation of Russian grammar at an advanced level. 
BBC Languages - Russian Quick FixEssential holiday phrases with corresponding mp3 files.
Master RussianLearn the basics of Russian grammar, pronunciation and test yourself with quizzes.
Между намиThis is the textbook for Russian 1000/1001.
Learn Russian (LR)Lessons offered in Russian for all levels. 
Learn Russian for FreeGreat website, with courses, videos, audio, texts, games and more!
Russian for EveryoneRussian lesson and quizes for all levels. This truely is a great site for language learning.
Ukindia - Learn to Read Russian Russian script lessons.
IQshaPractice reading, listening, and writing skills for advanced learners.
Intermediate - Advanced ExercisesA large selection of various practice problems for intermediate - advanced learners. 
Everyday RussianBeginner - Advanced online Russian lessions. Over 400 lessons including vocab, grammar, reading, and listening. 
LearnRussianOnline Russian lessons ranging from beginner to advanced learners. Provides a variety of online practice tests and phonetic exercises. 
Russian for FreeOnline Russian lessons ranging from beginner to advanced. Large collection of lessons including grammar, vocab, and phrases, as well as a collection of video, music, and comic resources. 
Advanced Grammatical ExercisesPDF document of a collection of Russian practice exercises for advanced learners. 
Advanced Russian TextbookPDF document of a Russian textbook for advanced learners. 
Advanced Russian GrammarRussian Grammar textbook for advanced learners. 
Advanced Russian Grammar Book + Answer KeyPDF Copy of a Russian textbook for advanced learners. Each chapter has a variety of practice problems and you can find an answer key and the end of the book.
Listening ExercisesA collection of listening exercises for intermediate to advanced learners. 
DuolingoMake learning Russian fun with this interactive software. Note: Requires you to create a free account.
Russian LessonsAll in one website to learn how to speak Russian. Lessons are given by native Russian speakers.
FluentULearn how to master Cyrillic alphabet.



dic.academicSuggested by Professor Brookes: excellent for more advanced students. A good collection of dictionaries, as well as Vasmer's etymological dictionary.
GramotaSuggested by Professor Brookes: great for its orthographic dictionary (for stresses and stress shifts and the like:
LingvoSuggested by Professor Brookes: this dictionary includes audiom as well as a Russian keyboard.
AlphadictionaryExplanation of Russian grammar at an advanced level.
Bab.laEnglish-Russian dictionary and verb conjugator.
BabylonThesaurus, dictionary and translator.
Master RussianList of Russian verbs with their diferent tenses. 
MultiranDictionary for advanced learners.
en-umbrellaOnline Russian-English dictionary with transcription for advanced learners. 



Russian Lessons .NetRussian language forums where you can find many resources such as travel tips, videos, and pen pals. 
The Moscow TimesRussian news (in English) and culture.
RamblerRussian news for intermediate-advanced learners.
Russian CuisineLearn how to cook great Russian dishes.
Russian CultureLearn about Russia's traditions, customs and more.
Russian WikipediaPractice your reading skills on a topic that interests you.
Way to RussiaExcellent travel guide websites.
Russian MusicФАБРИКА - Зажигают огоньки
Земфира - Мы разбиваемся
Zemfira - Жить в твоей голове
Russian Video PlaylistsRussian educational cartoons.
Soviet CartoonsOld Soviet movies in English and/or with English subtitles. It would be beneficial in understanding some idioms used in every day Russian!
RuspeachRussian podcasts, news, and idioms.

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