Free Russian Lessons

These free Russian lessons will teach you how to improve your Russian knowledge and pronunciation immensely. Make sure that you use Rocket Record, our voice recognition technology to get your Russian pronunciation perfect!

At the bottom of each Russian lesson you will find the Testing section. Using these scientifically designed tests will help your recall of all the Russian that you have learned!

Russian Phrases

In these articles you will find information on common Russian phrases. Want to know how to say "I love you" or "I miss you" in Russian? Or perhaps just some funny Russian phrases? Check these out.

Russian Questions

This series of lessons on Russian questions will cover all that you need to know to be able to ask (and respond to) the questions that you will most commonly use in Russia and other Russian speaking countries.

Russian Salutations

This series of Russian lessons covers all the different Russian salutations. From "Hello" to "Good bye" and everything in between, these lessons will help you become the ultimate in politeness when you encounter Russian speaking people!

Russian Time

These free Russian language lessons are all about learning Russian time, days and months. You’ll quickly learn how to ask for the time and tell others what time it is.

Russian Vocabulary

It's time to move on to the essential Russian vocabulary that you will need on a trip to Russia or any other Russian-speaking destination!

Russian Words

It's easy to learn Russian words with these free Russian audio lessons. The Rocket Russian team has created an online list of common Russian words to help you survive in a Russian-speaking environment.

Talking about animals in Russian

In this Rocket Russian lesson we'll be taking a trip to the zoo to talk about all types of animals in Russian. You might have a dog or cat at home, but I bet you don't have a monkey!

Beautiful in Russian

If you want to talk about someone being beautiful in Russian then check out this lesson.

What are the colors in Russian?

The colors in Russian are some of the vocabulary you’ll utilize most when speaking Russian. You’ll be surprised how often you use color words to describe things on a daily basis. You can start new conversations too by talking about your favorite color, or perhaps you’re shopping and need to specify what you’re looking for.

Describe yourself in Russian

Can you describe yourself in Russian? It’s useful to be able to talk about yourself when you’re getting to know new people, speaking to an official person or filling out a form. Whatever the situation, the Rocket Russian team have created this free audio lesson to make it easier for you.

Describe people in Russian

Ever tried describing people in Russian? What’s the Russian word for “tall”? How do you say someone is kind? After this free audio lesson you’ll know some Russian adjectives to describe someone’s appearance and the kind of person they are as well.

Talk about your family in Russian

How do you say "parents" in Russian? It's not as hard as you may think! Imagine describing to a native Russian speaker who your family is made up of. This lesson covers how to talk about your family in Russian.

Wishing a friend Happy birthday in Russian!

Wanting to wish a friend a happy birthday in Russian? This free audio lesson will teach you how. Let's get started!

Discuss your hobbies in Russian

How do you tell people what you like to do in Russian? In this free audio lesson you’ll learn how to say “I like” in Russian. Whether it’s football, the cinema, dining out, or reading the latest novel, you’ll learn how to speak about hobbies in Russian, and things you enjoy.

Count to 100 in Russian

Counting in Russian is pretty straightforward, there are however rules that must be followed, particularly with the higher numbers like the ones we cover in todays lesson! Let's check out this lesson on Count to 100 in Russian.

Saying No in Russian

Basic words like Yes and No are important to know when travelling in Russia. You may need to reply with a "No thank you." Learn all the ways you can say No in Russian.

Numbers 1-10 in Russian

Going to the market for groceries? Need to tell someone your age or phone number? Want to be sure you catch the right bus? It’s time to learn numbers 1-10 in Russian!

Russian Alphabet

It's best to get started with the basics. Understanding the Russian alphabet sounds will make the learning process a lot easier further down the track. Click here for the lesson on the Russian alphabet.

Shopping in Russian - essential vocabulary

Going shopping in Russia? Don’t miss this free shopping in Russian lesson! You’ll learn how to find your way around a shopping centre, ask for what you want, and how to pay in Russian. Need a smaller size? Looking for an ATM? No problem.

It's important to be able to talk about the weather in Russian!

The weather is probably a common topic where you live and in Russian it's no different. Being able to talk about the weather in Russian can be a wonderful ice-breaker when chatting to locals. There's a solid 45 audio phrases to learn in this lesson!

Yes in Russian

How many ways can you say Yes in Russian? Check out this lesson on saying Yes in Russian.

До скорого! (da skorava)

Natalya Dubrov: Rocket Russian