Russian Lesson of the Day

The Russian Lesson of the Day includes a series of quizzes based on the words and examples from our series Russian Word of the Day, as well as some grammar exercises (noun declension, verb aspects and conjugation). The lesson is designed to help you memorize the vocabulary you learn with us and practice your audio, writing and translation skills.

The content of the lesson is updated daily (from Monday to Friday). The words and sentences that appear in the lesson (parts 1 and 2) are picked by the method of spaced repetition which has proven its efficiency when it comes to learning new vocabulary and is used by many existing services. So if you come here every day, you can be sure that you repeat every word and practice every sentence a few times at different days.

Visit this page regularly to get the maximum effect of these exercises and make sure that you don't forget the words you learn with us and that your Russian vocabulary constantly grows. 🙂

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For the period of two months, while there is no new words published (read more about it), the words and examples in two first exercises are picked randomly so you can continue practicing.

Part 1: repeat the words

YOUR TASK:

Pick the correct translation of the word you see or hear.

The exercise includes 15 questions.

ссо́ра
  • to eat (up) perfective
  • threadmill
  • Have a good day!
  • quarrel, altercation, falling-out
  • queue, line
  • all right! agreed! okay! deal!
слабово́льный
  • weak-willed / minded
  • (girl / female) friend
  • to put on airs, to boast, to plume oneself, to brag
  • hot, it's hot
  • to remember, to retain, to keep in mind
  • to celebrate; to commemorate; to mark, to check, to note
examination, exam
  • плоскогубцы
  • под ключ
  • поживать
  • мужчина
  • заказать
  • экзамен
умопомрачи́тельный
  • parrot
  • to cost; to be worth imperfective
  • mind-blowing, breathtaking
  • hair
  • to plant; to seat, to offer a seat; to put in jail imperfective
  • to fix, to repair, to mend masculine
ло́дка
  • boat
  • bribe
  • conscience
  • white
  • run, jogging
  • to take a bath, to have a swim
brake; (slang) dumbo, retard
  • тормоз
  • по большому счёту
  • щи
  • расстраивать
  • помогать
  • просить
защища́ться
  • crowd
  • quaint, intricate, bizarre, whimsical
  • to defend oneself imperfective
  • present, this, actual, today's
  • to guess perfective
  • madness, insanity
впусти́ть
  • humid, moist, damp
  • bedroom
  • shelf
  • to multiply
  • to have/take a rest
  • to let in
to wake up
  • переваривать
  • чай
  • совсем
  • прямой
  • просыпаться
  • гвоздь
но́жницы
  • entrance to the building, porch, staircase
  • perfume, scent
  • to meet, to see, to date imperfective
  • endurance, durability, fatigue resistance
  • scissors
  • candy, sweet, bonbon
чай
  • luxurious, luxuriant, exuberant, magnificent, splendid, sumptuous
  • purposeful, firm of purpose, goal-seeking
  • to snap; to snarl; to talk back
  • use, benefit, profit, good, advantage, utility
  • tea
  • on the way, in passing; the same direction
industrious, diligent, hard-working, assiduous
  • взвешиваться
  • пробка
  • пригласить
  • поезд
  • трудолюбивый
  • пылесос
ста́вить
  • Snow Maiden
  • temple (body part)
  • cold, cool
  • to be friends imperfective
  • to be (a bit) late perfective
  • to put, to place, to set, to stand imperfective
охо́титься
  • article , product, commodity
  • repugnant, disgusting, offensive, nasty
  • to report another's wrongdoing
  • to get tired
  • to master, to assimilate; to become familiar ; to settle; to develop
  • to hunt, to chase
(process) adaptation, accommodation; (object) device, appliance, gadget
  • самовар
  • лыжи
  • счёт
  • приспособление
  • дополнять
  • заботиться

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Part 2: translate sentences

YOUR TASK:

Read or listen to the sentence and try to translate it. Then check the correct answer. If you guessed rather correctly, click "Correct", if you could not answer or got it totally wrong, click "Wrong".

The best way to get the maximum of this exercise is to take a pen and a paper and to write down every translated by you sentence before you check the correct answer.

Keep in mind that usually, there are a few ways to translate a sentence. So don't be too hard on yourself trying to totally match the translation we give. Choose "Correct" if your answer is close to ours.

The exercise includes 12 questions.

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I hear your promises every day.

Я ка́ждый день слы́шу твои́ обеща́ния.

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The department of women's clothing is located on the second floor.

Отде́л же́нской оде́жды нахо́дится на второ́м этаже́.

[atdyél zhénskaî adyézhdy nahódeetsa na ftaróm etazhé]

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Leave the outerwear in the wardrobe.

Оста́вьте ве́рхнюю оде́жду в гардеро́бе.

[astáf'tye vyérhnyuyu adyézhdu v gardeeróbye]

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He had something to be proud of.

Ему́ бы́ло чем горди́ться.

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Hope for a better future has finally settled in the souls of the long-suffering people.

Наде́жда на лу́чшее бу́дущее наконе́ц-то посели́лась в ду́шах многострада́льного наро́да.

[nadyézhda na lúchsheye búduschyéye nakanyétsta paseeléelas' v dúshah mnagastradál'nava naróda]

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We come here every week.

Мы прихо́дим сюда́ ка́ждую неде́лю.

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With a sigh of long suffering, he left the room.

Испусти́в многострада́льный вздох, он вы́шел из ко́мнаты.

[eespustéef mnagastradál'nyî vzdoh, on výshel ees kómnaty]

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Он никогда никуда не опаздывает.

He is never late (nowhere).

[on neekagdá neekudá nye apázdyvaeet ]

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Your father would be very proud of you.

Твой оте́ц тобо́й бы о́чень горди́лся.

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Ты должен знать таблицу умножения наизусть.

You must know the multiplication table by heart.

[ty dólzhen znat' tabléetsu umnazhéneeya naeezúst']

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Она наизусть знала телефоны всех ее друзей.

She knew by heart the phone numbers of all her friends.

[aná naeezúst' znála teeleefóny fsyeh yeyó druzyéî ]

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Шевелись, мы уже опаздываем.

Move faster, we're already late.

[shevyelees', my uzhé apázdyvaeem]

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Part 3: practice Russian cases

YOUR TASK:

Choose the correct form of the noun in brackets.

The exercise includes 10 questions.

Где можно купить пряжу из натуральной шерсти?

Where can I buy natural wool yarn?

Accusative, feminine, singular
Где можно купить [пряжа] из натуральной шерсти?

Where can I buy natural wool yarn?

  • пряжей
  • пряжах
  • пряж
  • пряже
  • пряжами
  • пряжу
Ему отказали в выплате стипендии.

He was refused a scholarship.

Genitive, feminine, singular
Ему отказали в выплате [стипендия].

He was refused a scholarship.

  • стипендия
  • стипендии
  • стипендиями
  • стипендиям
  • стипендию
  • стипендий
У моего деда был мотоцикл с коляской.

My grandfather had a motorcycle with a sidecar.

Instrumental, feminine, singular
У моего деда был мотоцикл с [коляска].

My grandfather had a motorcycle with a sidecar.

  • колясок
  • коляске
  • коляскам
  • коляской
  • колясках
  • коляску
Каждые выходные мы ходим на каток кататься на коньках.

Every weekend we go to the skating ring to skate.

Prepositional, plural
Каждые выходные мы ходим на каток кататься на [коньки].

Every weekend we go to the skating ring to skate.

  • коньках
  • конькам
  • коньков
  • коньки
  • коньками
Я порезалась листом бумаги.

I cut myself with a piece of paper.

Instrumental, masculine, singular
Я порезалась [лист] бумаги.

I cut myself with a piece of paper.

  • листах
  • листом
  • листе
  • листами
  • листам
  • листу
Они совсем стыд потеряли!

They have completely lost shame!

Accusative, masculine, singular
Они совсем [стыд] потеряли!

They have completely lost shame!

  • стыдом
  • стыдами
  • стыды
  • стыд
  • стыдах
  • стыдов
Стоя на эскалаторе, держитесь за поручни.

When standing on the escalator, hold the handrails.

Prepositional, masculine, singular
Стоя на [эскалатор], держитесь за поручни.

When standing on the escalator, hold the handrails.

  • эскалаторе
  • эскалатором
  • эскалаторах
  • эскалатору
  • эскалаторам
  • эскалатора
Несмотря на все усилия, результат оказался весьма плачевным.

Despite all efforts, the result was very lamentable.

Accusative, neuter, plural
Несмотря на все [усилие], результат оказался весьма плачевным.

Despite all efforts, the result was very lamentable.

  • усилиях
  • усилия
  • усилием
  • усилиям
  • усилий
  • усилию
Это лекарство без рецепта врача не продается.

This medicine is not sold without a doctor's prescription.

Genitive, masculine, singular
Это лекарство без [рецепт] врача не продается.

This medicine is not sold without a doctor's prescription.

  • рецептах
  • рецептами
  • рецепта
  • рецептам
  • рецепте
  • рецептом
Я бы не отказалась от супа.

I would not mind to have a soup (lit. - I would not refuse a soup).

Genitive, masculine, singular
Я бы не отказалась от [суп].

I would not mind to have a soup (lit. - I would not refuse a soup).

  • супах
  • супов
  • супа
  • суп
  • супу
  • супам

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Part 4: practice verb conjugation

YOUR TASK:

Choose the correct form of the verb in brackets.

The exercise includes 10 questions.

Вчера у них родилась дочка. Yesterday they had a daughter.
Вчера у них [родиться] дочка. Yesterday they had a daughter.
  • родилась
  • родиться
  • родившийся
  • родятся
  • рожусь
  • родились
Он остепенился и решил жениться. He settled down and decided to get married.
Он [остепениться] и решил жениться. He settled down and decided to get married.
  • остепенится
  • остепенись
  • остепениятся
  • остепенились
  • остепенитесь
  • остепенился
Обычно мы не полдничаем. Usually we do not have an afternoon snack.
Обычно мы не [полдничать]. Usually we do not have an afternoon snack.
  • буду полдничать
  • будем полдничать
  • полдничав / полдничавши
  • полдничайте
  • полдничаем
  • полдничают
Она печатает на клавиатуре вслепую. She can touch type.
Она [печатать] на клавиатуре вслепую. She can touch type.
  • печатали
  • печатаешь
  • печатает
  • печатают
  • будет печатать
  • печатал
Крем помогает сохранить молодость кожи лица. The cream helps to preserve the youth of the skin of the face.
Крем [помогать] сохранить молодость кожи лица. The cream helps to preserve the youth of the skin of the face.
  • помогало
  • будешь помогать
  • помогают
  • помогать
  • будут помогать
  • помогает
Кто-то позвонил в дверь. Someone rang the doorbell.
Кто-то [позвонить] в дверь. Someone rang the doorbell.
  • позвонят
  • позвонить
  • позвонила
  • позвоните
  • позвонил
  • позвонив / позвонивши
Он пообещал приложить все усилия для того, чтобы оправдать ожидания болельщиков. He promised to make every effort to meet the expectations of fans.
Он [пообещать] приложить все усилия для того, чтобы оправдать ожидания болельщиков. He promised to make every effort to meet the expectations of fans.
  • пообещаете
  • пообещавший
  • пообещала
  • пообещай
  • пообещал
  • пообещаешь
В квартире три комнаты не считая гостиной. The apartment has three rooms not counting the living room.
В квартире три комнаты не [считать] гостиной. The apartment has three rooms not counting the living room. (present)
  • считая
  • считала
  • считать
  • будет считать
  • считайте
  • считавший
Он принял душ и побрился. He showered and shaved.
Он принял душ и [побриться]. He showered and shaved.
  • побрился
  • побреются
  • побреетесь
  • побрившийся
  • побреешься
  • побреемся
Мы долго спускались по узкой лестнице вниз. We walked down the narrow stairs for a long time.
Мы долго [спускаться] по узкой лестнице вниз. We walked down the narrow stairs for a long time.
  • спускаемся
  • спускающийся
  • спускались
  • будут спускаться
  • спускаешься
  • спускается

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Part 5: practice verb aspects

YOUR TASK:

Fill in the gaps choosing the correct aspect of the verb.

The exercise includes 10 questions.

Я посадила себе занозу.

I got a splinter.

Completed action

Я ... себе занозу.

I got a splinter.

  • сажала Imperfective
  • посадила Perfective
Ты всё поняла? – Да.

Did you understand everything? - Yes.

Completed action

Ты всё ...? – Да.

Did you understand everything? - Yes.

  • понимала Imperfective
  • поняла Perfective
Давай возьмём с собой зонтик, мало ли дождь пойдёт.

Let's take an umbrella with us, in case it is going to rain.

Action with accent on completion

Давай ... с собой зонтик, мало ли дождь пойдёт.

Let's take an umbrella with us, in case it is going to rain.

  • будем брать Imperfective
  • возьмём Perfective
На этом поле мы выращиваем картошку.

In this field we grow potatoes.

Repetitive action

На этом поле мы ... картошку.

In this field we grow potatoes.

  • выращиваем Imperfective
  • вырастим Perfective
Как прошли выходные? – Да так себе.

How was your weekend? - So-so.

Completed action

Как ... выходные? – Да так себе.

How was your weekend? - So-so.

  • проходили Imperfective
  • прошли Perfective
Не будь такой злопамятной, научись прощать.

Do not be so rancorous, learn to forgive.

Repetitive action

Не будь такой злопамятной, научись ....

Do not be so rancorous, learn to forgive.

  • прощать Imperfective
  • простить Perfective
Красивой осанки можно добиться регулярными упражнениями.

Beautiful posture can be achieved by regular exercises.

Action with accent on completion

Красивой осанки можно ... регулярными упражнениями.

Beautiful posture can be achieved by regular exercises.

  • добиваться Imperfective
  • добиться Perfective
Нам надо купить мясо для шашлыков.

We need to buy meat for shashliks.

Action with accent on completion

Нам надо ... мясо для шашлыков.

We need to buy meat for shashliks.

  • покупать Imperfective
  • купить Perfective
Он не смог сказать ничего вразумительного.

He could not say anything intelligible.

Completed action

Он не смог ... ничего вразумительного.

He could not say anything intelligible.

  • говорить Imperfective
  • сказать Perfective
Такие меры не только не помогают, но и вредят.

Such measures not only do not help but also harm.

Repetitive action

Такие меры не только не ..., но и вредят.

Such measures not only do not help but also harm.

  • помогают Imperfective
  • помогут Perfective

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Part 6: random verb conjugation

You might know our standard quiz that follows every verb conjugation table on our site. Here, we offer you to take the same quiz with a random verb.

This time, the verb is просить (to ask, to request, to beg).

You can find the conjugation of this verb and examples of its use here: просить - conjugation.

YOUR TASK:

Choose the correct form of the verb according to the description given.

The exercise includes 24 questions.

он/она Future tense
  • бу́ду проси́ть
  • прося́щий
  • бу́дет проси́ть
  • проси́мый
  • про́сите
  • про́сит
мы/вы/они Past tense
  • про́сите
  • прося́щий
  • про́шенный
  • проси́
  • бу́ду проси́ть
  • проси́ли
оно Past tense
  • проси́ло
  • бу́дет проси́ть
  • прося́щий
  • проси́ли
  • бу́дешь проси́ть
  • проси́в / проси́вши
ты Present tense
  • про́сим
  • бу́дет проси́ть
  • прошу́
  • про́сишь
  • про́шенный
  • бу́ду проси́ть
ты Imperative
  • проси́
  • проси́вший
  • проси́в / проси́вши
  • проси́те
  • проси́мый
  • бу́дет проси́ть
они Future tense
  • проси́ла
  • про́сите
  • проси́в / проси́вши
  • проси́вший
  • бу́дут проси́ть
  • проси́ли
ты Future tense
  • бу́дут проси́ть
  • про́сите
  • проси́в / проси́вши
  • бу́дешь проси́ть
  • про́сят
  • проси́
Present tense Active participle
  • проси́
  • прошу́
  • проси́те
  • бу́дем проси́ть
  • проси́в / проси́вши
  • прося́щий
они Present tense
  • про́сит
  • прошу́
  • про́сите
  • про́сят
  • проси́вший
  • про́сишь
я/ты/она Past tense
  • про́сит
  • про́шенный
  • бу́дем проси́ть
  • проси́вший
  • проси́ла
  • бу́ду проси́ть
я/ты/он Past tense
  • проси́в / проси́вши
  • проси́ла
  • бу́дете проси́ть
  • проси́ли
  • проси́л
  • прося́щий
я Present tense
  • прошу́
  • прося́
  • проси́
  • проси́ло
  • про́шенный
  • про́сишь
Present tense Passive participle
  • про́сишь
  • прося́
  • проси́мый
  • проси́в / проси́вши
  • бу́ду проси́ть
  • бу́дут проси́ть
он/она Present tense
  • проси́ло
  • про́сит
  • проси́вший
  • проси́мый
  • проси́ла
  • прошу́
вы Present tense
  • проси́мый
  • про́сит
  • бу́дут проси́ть
  • прошу́
  • про́сите
  • про́сишь
вы Imperative
  • про́сит
  • бу́дут проси́ть
  • проси́ла
  • проси́ли
  • про́шенный
  • проси́те
вы Future tense
  • бу́дешь проси́ть
  • проси́
  • бу́дете проси́ть
  • проси́л
  • про́сят
  • проси́ла
Past tense Passive participle
  • проси́те
  • про́шенный
  • проси́ли
  • про́сим
  • бу́дешь проси́ть
  • проси́вший
мы Present tense
  • бу́дут проси́ть
  • проси́в / проси́вши
  • про́сите
  • бу́дем проси́ть
  • про́сим
  • бу́дет проси́ть
я Future tense
  • проси́ла
  • проси́вший
  • проси́
  • бу́дешь проси́ть
  • бу́ду проси́ть
  • прося́щий
мы Future tense
  • бу́дем проси́ть
  • проси́в / проси́вши
  • проси́те
  • про́сит
  • прося́
  • проси́ла
Past tense Active participle
  • про́сит
  • проси́
  • проси́вший
  • про́шенный
  • проси́л
  • прошу́
Past tense Gerund
  • прошу́
  • проси́в / проси́вши
  • бу́дут проси́ть
  • проси́вший
  • бу́дешь проси́ть
  • про́сят
Present tense Gerund
  • про́шенный
  • проси́ла
  • про́сит
  • проси́в / проси́вши
  • бу́ду проси́ть
  • прося́

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Part 7: typing exercise

You asked, we listened! As suggested by our readers, we have added a typing exercise.

YOUR TASK:

To make the most of this exercise, first try to translate the word from English (to help you with that, we added the number of characters for every word). If you can't simply translate the word, listen to the audio. Type your guess into the field.

Click "Check answer" to reveal the correct answer and to be able to move to the next question.

The exercise includes 10 questions.

to forget

Verb, imperfective (8 characters)

Characters left: 8
забывать
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expresses amazement, surprise, admiration

Phrase (3 words, 11 characters including spaces)

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вот оно что
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part, share, portion, piece

Noun, feminine (5 characters)

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часть
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borscht, red-beet soup

Noun, masculine (4 characters)

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борщ
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fence

Noun, masculine (5 characters)

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забор
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ancient

Adjective (7 characters)

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древний
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mother wit, sharpness, keenness of wit

Noun, feminine (8 characters)

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смекалка
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knowledge

Noun, neuter (6 characters)

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знание
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poverty; beggary; misery

Noun, feminine (8 characters)

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бедность
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circumstance, condition, occasion

Noun, neuter (14 characters)

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обстоятельство
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End of part 7

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Part 8: practice Russian pronouns

This quiz is designed to help you practice Russian pronouns in different cases. The examples selected for this quiz are rather simple, so it should suit well for upper-beginners and intermediate level.

YOUR TASK: select the correct option.

The exercise includes 10 questions.

Во сколько тебе это обошлось?

How much did it cost you? (Dative)

Во сколько ... это обошлось?

How much did it cost you?

  • этого
  • эта
  • этому
  • этой
  • тебе
  • том
Он бросил на неё рассеянный взгляд.

He cast a distracted look at her. (Accusative)

Он бросил на ... рассеянный взгляд.

He cast a distracted look at her.

  • ею
  • ей
  • неё
  • ней
  • нею
  • её
По этим узким улочкам не проедет даже маленькая машина.

Even a small car will not pass through these narrow streets. (Dative)

По ... узким улочкам не проедет даже маленькая машина.

Even a small car will not pass through these narrow streets.

  • эти
  • том
  • этим
  • теми
  • этому
  • тем
Отсюда до моего дома рукой подать.

From here to my house is a stone's throw away. (Genitive)

Отсюда до ... дома рукой подать.

From here to my house is a stone's throw away.

  • моим
  • моего
  • мои
  • мой
  • моих
  • моими
Все взгляды уставились на него.

All eyes fixed on him. (Accusative)

Все взгляды уставились на ....

All eyes fixed on him.

  • его
  • него
  • нему
  • ним
  • нём
  • ему
Мы болеем за нашу команду.

We support our team (We root for our teem). (Accusative)

Мы болеем за ... команду.

We support our team (We root for our teem).

  • наши
  • нашим
  • нашу
  • наше
  • нашей
  • наших
Они ничего не знали о нашем приезде.

They did not know anything about our arrival. (Prepositional)

Они ничего не знали о ... приезде.

They did not know anything about our arrival.

  • нашего
  • нашим
  • наше
  • нашими
  • нашем
  • наши
Маша не поехала с нами, она заболела.

Masha did not go with us, she fell ill. (Instrumental)

Маша не поехала с ..., она заболела.

Masha did not go with us, she fell ill.

  • их
  • нас
  • его
  • нами
  • нам
  • нему
У меня к тебе дело есть.

I have some business/matter to discuss with you. (Dative)

У меня к ... дело есть.

I have some business/matter to discuss with you.

  • тебя
  • нами
  • тобой
  • нас
  • его
  • тебе
Он не из тех, кто подлизывается.

He is not one of those who wheedle. (Genitive)

Он не из ..., кто подлизывается.

He is not one of those who wheedle.

  • этими
  • тех
  • та
  • те
  • тому
  • этому

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18 thoughts on “Russian Lesson of the Day

    • Learn Russian Words says:

      Добрый день, Атиргули,

      Урок дня обновляется ежедневно по рабочим дням. Приходите сюда в понедельник, когда будет опубликовано новое слово дня, и упражнения обновятся новыми словами.

    • Learn Russian Words says:

      Hello Marie,

      We are aware of this problem and created a little note that explains it.

      As much as we would really like to fix it, we simply don’t know how. We have asked the programming community on specialized forums to help us, but so far got 0 replies. So for now it is what it is.

      We are sorry for the inconvenience and hope to find a solution sooner or later.

    • Learn Russian Words says:

      Hello André,

      Well done! Sorry about the bug with the sound. Sooner of later, we will find a way to fix it.

      Have a nice day you too! 🙂

  1. You developed a great site! Congratulations, I love it.
    I have only one question (at this time :-)):
    Concerning the exercise on the verb aspects, it would be very informative for me should there be an explanation why in each particular example the imperfective or perfective verb is used. (as you do already for the cases exercise). This can be very short, i.e. : one time use, repetitive action, finished action etc… To me it is not always clear why one or the other is used in some of the examples.

    • Learn Russian Words says:

      Hello Paul,

      Thanks for the suggestion. We are planning to introduce some more explanations to all the grammar quizzes, so this goes well along with that. Written down. 🙂

  2. I wold just like to say these lessons are geared up for people who are intermediate to advanced.
    They have been developed by people who were taught a grammatical way. There is no room for beginners in these daily lessons. Many of the sentences used are just totally abstract of no use in daily life.

    I believe it needs a complete over haul and total relook from out of the box. Look at how children learn – they are not given grammer grammer grammer

    For a beginner who has learnt many words, for survival Russian the next step is simple conversation.
    I would suggest you make up simple conversations examples,
    Introduction in the present tense,
    Something that happed now, yesterday and in the future – a walk in the park – so one can see the difference. same with all the subjects below.
    Subjects encapsulated should be everyday things –
    How are you? Welcome to my home/ going out to the cinema
    Shopping
    Weather
    Games/sports
    Body/medical/Dentist/doctor
    Directions
    Holidays
    Driving/riding a bike/ a horse
    Watching TV/listening to the radio…
    Cookiing
    Bathroom – toilet/bath/shower etc..
    Going to bed.
    Concerts/Night clubs/Restaurants….
    The subjects are endless but relevant to ones live

    Not
    Хватит ссориться из-за пустяков!
    Enough quarreling over small things!

    Хватит … из-за пустяков!
    Мы вчера реально оплошали.
    We really blundered yesterday.
    Мы вчера реально [оплошать].
    to pay, to pay off, to settle accounts
    Я взяла две [штука] – одну на сейчас и одну про запас.
    I took two pieces – one for now and one in store.

    I am never going to use any of those phases sorry. I understand it is to get the correct noun or verb or tense thereof of the context would be helpful if it was relevant to modern life and living and it’s situation.

    I shall still use the flashcards to increase my vocab, but I do not see anything else here that gets me from words to sentences and therefore conversation. Maybe I am missing something.

    Maybe an idea to consider – is provide a list of Russian words with translation then form a simple conversation between two people.
    Then introduce another set of words and introduce them to the same conversation there by increasing someones knowledge. I would suggest due to grammatical complexities of Russian, you provide conversations in Past/Present and Future tense and maybe explain in the introduction plurals of words or in the list of Russian words with there English translation.
    In the introduction you could provide verb conjugation etc.. and other varients.

    These are my thoughts.

    • Learn Russian Words says:

      Hello Andi,

      Thank you for your thoughts, you mentioned a few interesting points and we’ll use them in the future lessons.

      You might find something closer to what you are talking about on another site of ours – https://learnrussianstepbystep.com/. This site is designed particularly for beginners and has both grammar and vocabulary lessons.

      Learn Russian Words is the Russian Word of the Day first and foremost. The lesson of the day is created because it would be a shame for us not to try to make the most of all these words and examples we have collected, and, more importantly, because many people find it beneficial for their practice.

      We do invite beginners to try themselves with the exercises, but if it’s too difficult and just demotivates, then no point. However, there is only a short period of time when you are a beginner, you should try again when you feel like having something more challengable. We suggest to subscribe to the newsletter, it includes a different set of exercises, and do only those that you can do. With time you will be able to do the most (if not all) of them. Also, the newsletter comes with a series of links to other lessons which you might want to check out that day to refresh your knowledge.

      And if you have ideas on how we could improve on what we have, about any of the websites of ours (you can see them all here – https://learnrussian101.com/network/), they are always welcome as the ones you already mentioned.

      What it highlighted, though, is the fact that we should probably communicate about the level of the questions in the quizzes. We’ll think about how to put it better.

      Thank you

    • Learn Russian Words says:

      Hi Steef,

      The lesson exercises are shown randomly and we can not know what exactly you’ve seen. Can you please let us know what exactly the mistake is about? Thank you.

  3. Hi, it’s not a question but a suggestion: in the translation exercises, it would be good to add an intermediate qualification between Correct and Wrong; something like “almost correct”, or “approx”, or “not wrong”, etc., that rescues the positive of what the student has been able to answer.

    • Learn Russian Words says:

      Hi Oğuzhan,

      Thanks for your comment.
      We do use Ё most of the time, it’s just in some old words and examples we still have Е instead and did not have time to find and correct it.

    • Learn Russian Words says:

      Hi Oğuzhan,

      Thanks for your comment.

      The translation of the sentence is given right there. From it, you can judge about the meaning and pick the correct aspect.

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