Reading First Russian Words and Sentences

You know the Russian alphabet already? What' do you think your next step? I suggest that you should start learning about pronunciation rules and reading cognates, phrases and simple sentences that are easy to understand. These videos can help you with your first steps in reading.

This video introduces the essential aspects of the Russian sound system: stress and the pronunciation of vowels. It provides a detailed explanation of how to pronounce stressed and unstressed vowels. It includes a few phonetic exercises. Recommended for the beginning level.

This video introduces the essential aspects of the Russian sound system: voiced and voiceless consonants. It provides a detailed explanation of the pronunciation rules affecting consonants: final devoicing and consonant assimilation. It includes a few phonetic exercises. Recommended for the beginning level.

This video introduces the essential aspects of the Russian sound system: soft (palatalized) and hard (non-palatalized) consonants. It provides a detailed explanation of how to determine and pronounce hard and soft consonants. It includes a few phonetic exercises. Recommended for the beginning level.

This video provides practice on reading first words - cognates. Recommended for the beginning level.

This video provides practice on reading cognates. Recommended for the beginning level. 

This video provides practice on reading simple sentences with cognates. Recommended for the beginning level.

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E-book: Russian Pronunciation Guide for Beginners

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Russian Pronunciation Guide for Beginners is your first step towards your good pronunciation. It is created to help learners understand the Russian sound system, rules of pronunciation and, therefore, focus on pronouncing Russian words correctly. It includes 45 audio files with effective imitation and listening exercises that can help you sound as close to native Russian as possible.

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  1. РУССКИЕ ПРОПИСИ. Russian Handwriting Sheets ($5.00)

  2. TABLE: Going Verbs: Directionality. Tenses. Aspects ($0.99)

  3. E-Book + Audio. Russian Pronunciation Guide for Beginners ($10.00)

  4. E-Book + Audio. Russian Verbal Aspect in Contrast. ($ 10.00 with audio)

  5. E-Book + Audio. Russian Intonation Guide: Intonation Contours ($10.00)

  6. Prefixed Verbs of "Going". Reference Grammar Book ($14.95)

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