Reviews

Russian LinguaLift Review

Something new and wonderful has come to you Russian learners! This something is Russian LinguaLift! This review is going to be short and sweet, because Russian LinguaLift is really something that needs to be experienced first hand! That’s how great it is!

Russia

Russian Wikipedia Protests Against Censorship

So, I was trying to access the Russian-language Wikipedia to work on a blog post that I’ve had in mind, and was wondering “Why the heck isn’t the Russian Wikipedia working?!” Well, I just found out that the Russian Wikipedia is on strike over a bill that proposes a unified digital blacklist of all websites… Continue reading Russian Wikipedia Protests Against Censorship

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Do-it-yourself language immersion

I just read a great article on how to mimic immersion in a language at home, without visiting/living in the country where it’s spoken! The guy writes about French in this article, but it may be applied to any language — including Russian! So, check it out here!

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Learn Russian for free!

In the real world, gas and food prices continue to rise. For most of us, this means that we don’t get to spend as much money on luxury items. This may mean that you can’t go out and buy those expensive Russian books and courses that you want to! But even as prices rise, the… Continue reading Learn Russian for free!

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Forvo is your friend!

Okay, a couple of months ago we learned about a great website called Wiktionary. Well, like Wiktionary, Forvo is free and available in multiple languages. However, Forvo isn’t a dictionary. It’s a database of words spoken by native speakers. So if you’re not sure that you’re pronouncing a word correctly, you can head on over… Continue reading Forvo is your friend!

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My Top 5 Russian Learning Websites

Here’s my personal top 5 favorite Russian language-learning websites. There are four absolutely free websites, and one website that requires you to pay for its services. If you have been learning Russian for a while, you are probably familiar with most (if not all) of these websites, but if you are just starting out –… Continue reading My Top 5 Russian Learning Websites