Russian language articles

How and where to learn Russian for free? How to learn Russian fast? What is better: learning Russian via Skype vs. learning Russian in Russia? We answer these and many other questions in our useful articles about learning Russian language.

Where to learn Russian for free

Russian, like any other language, is quickly lost without constant training and practice. There can be no doubt that the most effective method for achieving this is regular lessons with a teacher. However, often it turns out that one or two Russian lessons a week is not enough. In this case, students may ask themselves


Humorous Classification of Russian Tutors

Everybody knows that in order to speak Russian fluently, one must work like a slave, and Russian grammar is a tough nut to crack … In this difficult situation, Russian tutors serve as the guiding force in a Russian student’s life. They are constant companions in our adventure through the unknown and dangerous lands of


Studying Russian via Skype vs Studying Russian in Russia?

Many of our students from Russian by Skype ask us which option is better, to study Russian via Skype or study Russian in Russia (in Moscow, St. Petersburg or other cities where there are good Russian language schools)? It would be misleading for us to answer that Skype is always the best way to study


Which comes first, price or teacher?

An important dilemma arises for each student: should I choose the price first, or the teacher? Unfortunately, nowadays there are many options to take cheap Russian classes on the Internet, offered by thousands of “teachers”. It is quite sad, but it often happens that a teacher is not a professional, but an amateur, whose main


Why learn Russian

It is a fact that Russia, the country with the largest territory, occupies one sixth of the earth. The population of Russia consists of diverse nationalities, characters, physical appearances, and cultures. Nevertheless, in one thing we are united: the Russian language. We all speak Russian and can understand one another, despite the immense distances separating


How to learn Russian fast

Professors of Russian and their students both know well that Russian is not the easiest language to learn. In order to “properly” master the Russian language, one must be diligent, persistent, and avoid interrupting the learning process, regardless of all the difficulties that may arise. And in no case should you trust study methods or


Where to Learn Russian: Russian Institutes and Schools

If you recall, in the last article we talked about why it is worth it to start studying Russian, and about the many reasons for doing so. If you have already understood the reasons and objectives for studying Russian, then a more global challenge stands before you: how to realize this goal. For this, living


Russian classes via Skype: are they just for speaking practice?

Nowadays Skype has become almost like a phone, as it is normally used to communicate with friends, relatives, colleagues, connecting countries and continents. Without doubt, the main use of Skype is the private one, and everyday life is the most frequent topic of a Skype conversation. This is the main reason for the wide-spread stereotype