Hobbies and Free Time in Russian

Everyone has some kind of hobby or something they like to do in their free time. There are many types of free-time activities. In this lesson, I am going to show you lots of phrases and words so you can talk naturally about what you do in your free time. Чем ты занимаешься в свободное … Read more

What are you wearing? Russian Vocabulary for Clothing

It’s time to talk about things that we wear. The words below are some of the most important used when talking about clothing in Russian. Names of Clothes одежда [adyezhda] – clothes майка [mayka] – vest футболка [futbolka] – t-shirt рубашка [rubashka] – shirt блузка [bluzka] – blouse жилет [zhilyet] – waistcoat пиджак [pidzhak] – … Read more

Russian Vocabulary Words For Perceptions Of The Five Senses

In this lesson you’ll learn a great variety of words associated with the five senses. Example sentences will help you understand how to talk about sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch. зре́ние – sight ви́деть – to see слепо́й – blind У меня́ плохо́е зре́ние. – I have bad eyesight. Я пло́хо ви́жу. – I … Read more

Professions and Occupations in Russian: Vocabulary List

Below we have a list of different Professions and Occupations in Russian. повар – cook/chef учитель/педагог – teacher (at school) преподаватель – lecturer, teacher (at college/university) врач/доктор – doctor (врач is a more common word) пожарный – firefighter спасатель – rescuer полицейский – police-officer предприниматель – entrepreneur маркетолог – marketer секретарь – secretary экономист – economist финансист – financier бухгалтер – accountant сотрудник банка … Read more

25 Commonly Used Russian Slang Words

There are lots of words that we use every day but they might confuse strangers. So, let’s make it easier to understand. Here’s the list of 25 popular Russian slang words explained + examples. But first, how about watching a video? It would be a good start for this lesson. блин Literal meaning: type of … Read more

Opposite Adjectives in Russian: Full List

Adjectives are words that characterize names in various ways. Below is a list of opposite adjectives in Russian you should learn to expand your vocabulary. хороший (good) – плохой (bad) добрый (kind) – злой (evil) светлый (light) – тёмный (dark) старый (old) – новый (new) старый (old) – молодой (young) большой (big) – маленький (small) высокий … Read more