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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Part 1: repeat the words

YOUR TASK:

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

The exercise includes 15 questions.

отчи́тывать
  • relative, kinsman
  • to lecture, to tell off, to reprimand, to give a talking-to, to rebuke imperfective
  • to perform, to speak in public; to stand/stick out; to be imperfective
  • to avert, to preclude, to prevent imperfective
  • brush; hand, wrist
  • to write down, to record, to take notes imperfective
гнев
  • to sew up; to mend
  • intently, fixedly, closely, narrowly
  • unheard-of, unprecedented, awful
  • anger, rage, exasperation, irritation
  • shaggy, hairy, furry
  • to meow
to comb one's hair; to be combed
  • молва
  • расчёсываться
  • слух
  • мировоззрение
  • нахальный
  • позвоночник
досто́инство
  • graceful, elegant
  • disposition, temper, temperament; customs, morals, manners; не по нра́ву: not to liking
  • in the buff, mother-naked
  • sincerity, frankness, openness
  • dignity; merit, advantage, virtue, values, worth
  • downy, fluffy
выки́дывать
  • pupil (of the eye)
  • anger, rage, exasperation, irritation
  • arrogance, conceit, haughtiness, loftiness
  • to throw out, to throw away, to discard
  • butter, oil
  • circumstance, condition, occasion
weak-willed / minded
  • непоколебимый
  • богатый
  • себестоимость
  • слабовольный
  • зрение
  • достоинство
жизнера́достный
  • cheerful, merry, joyous, full of life
  • to pull, to draw, to haul, to drag imperfective
  • to deal or play in or with anything liquid imperfective
  • change, modification, alteration
  • to prefer imperfective
  • to influence, to affect, to have an effect on imperfective
относи́ться
  • saturated, intense
  • to span, to spread; to sprawl
  • to dig; to plot against someone
  • couple, pair
  • to have a certain attitude (toward), to treat, to refer, to relate; to belong, to be among
  • chick, chicken
decency, honesty
  • порядочность
  • изнывать
  • отчитывать
  • товар
  • с натягом
  • выкапывать
ока́зывать
  • to order, to book imperfective
  • ancient
  • abundant, plentiful, rich
  • to render, to show, to provide; to exert; to give, to offer imperfective
  • to plant; to seat, to offer a seat; to put in jail imperfective
  • subconsciousness, subconscious mind
неви́данный
  • unprecedented, unwitnessed
  • honour, regard, respect
  • prayer
  • permissiveness
  • hay
  • to comb one's hair; to be combed
world outlook, world view
  • жизнерадостный
  • надоедать
  • воробей
  • мировоззрение
  • крепкий
  • крепость
кре́пкий
  • to come true, to be realized imperfective
  • keyhole
  • to litter imperfective
  • full-fledged, of full value
  • strong, firm, solid, robust, sturdy, hard
  • to differ, to distinguish oneself; to be remarkable; to cause a stir imperfective
сажа́ть
  • to plant; to seat, to offer a seat; to put in jail
  • wedding ; coronation
  • to give notice, to warn; to forestall, to anticipate; to avert, to prevent
  • perseverance, persistence; obstinacy
  • to create, to make
  • loving, full of love, amorous; able to love strongly or many people
to prefer
  • предпочитать
  • ободрять
  • затея
  • собирать
  • заодно
  • порядочность

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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.

Она зашила дырку так умело, что шва даже не было видно.

She sewed up the hole so skillfully that the seam was not even visible.

[aná zashéela dýrku tak umyéla, chto shva dázhe nyé byla véedna]

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Многие из нас, так или иначе, сталкивались с попытками мошенничества.

Many of us have experienced fraud attempts in one way or another.

[mnógeeye eez nas, tak éelee eenáchye, stálkeevalees' s papýtkamee mashénneecheestva]

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Right-click on an element to open the context menu.

Щёлкните по элеме́нту пра́вой кно́пкой мы́шки, что́бы откры́ть конте́кстное меню́.

[schyólkneetye pa eleemyénty právaî knópkaî mýshkee, chtóby atkrýt' kantyékstnaye meenyú]

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Жизнерадостные люди, так или иначе, могут не только выдерживать различные стрессовые ситуации, но и извлекать из них пользу, превращая неудачу в преимущество.

Cheerful people somehow can not only withstand various stressful situations, but also benefit from them, turning failure into an advantage.

[zheezneerádasnyye lyúdee, tak éelee eenáchye, mógut nye tól'ka vydyérzheevat' razléechnyye stréssavyye seetuátseeee, no ee eezvleekát' eez neeh pól'zu, preevrascháya neeudáchu f preeeemúscheestva]

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He has never been particularly generous.

Он никогда́ не отлича́лся осо́бой ще́дростью.

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There was clear arrogance in his voice.

В его́ го́лосе сквози́ло я́вное высокоме́рие.

[v yevó gólasye skvazéela yavnaye vysakamyéreeye]

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By compiling data from various sources, one can create a more or less complete picture of what is happening.

Компили́руя да́нные из разли́чных исто́чников, мо́жно созда́ть бо́лее и́ли ме́нее по́лную карти́ну происходя́щего.

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Arrogance is the main hindrance of person's development.

Высокоме́рие явля́ется са́мым гла́вным то́рмозом разви́тия челове́ка.

[vysakamyéreeye yavlyáeetsa sámym glávnym tórmazam razvéeteeya cheelavyéka]

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Looks like my mouse has run out of battery.

Похо́же, в мое́й мы́шке се́ла батаре́йка.

[pahózhe, v mayéî mýshkye syéla bataryéîka]

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Civilization and technology have created conditions for humans to accumulate excess weight.

Цивилиза́ция и техноло́гии созда́ли усло́вия для накопле́ния челове́ком ли́шнего ве́са.

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On the one hand, people, like animals, have instincts, but on the other hand, they are strikingly different from the rest of the animal world.

С одно́й стороны́, лю́ди, как и живо́тные, облада́ют инсти́нктами, но с друго́й - рази́тельно отлича́ются от остальны́х представи́телей живо́тного ми́ра.

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Зашейте отверстие потайным швом.

Sew up the opening with a blind stitch.

[zashéîtye atvyérsteeye pataînym shvom]

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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.

Сегодня у нас праздник – сын окончил школу.

Today we have a celebration - our son finished the school.

Accusative, feminine, singular
Сегодня у нас праздник – сын окончил [школа].

Today we have a celebration - our son finished the school.

  • школу
  • школ
  • школами
  • школа
  • школой
  • школах
Поезд пройдет мимо станции не останавливаясь.

The train will pass the station without stopping.

Genitive, feminine, singular
Поезд пройдет мимо [станция] не останавливаясь.

The train will pass the station without stopping.

  • станции
  • станция
  • станциями
  • станциях
  • станцию
  • станцией
Он забыл ключи в кармане шорт.

He forgot the keys in the pocket of his shorts.

Accusative, masculine, plural
Он забыл [ключ] в кармане шорт.

He forgot the keys in the pocket of his shorts.

  • ключа
  • ключах
  • ключи
  • ключе
  • ключам
  • ключом
Посоветуете ли вы наш сервис друзьям и знакомым?

Would you recommend our service to your friends and acquaintances?

Dative, masculine, plural
Посоветуете ли вы наш сервис [друг] и знакомым?

Would you recommend our service to your friends and acquaintances?

  • друзей
  • другом
  • друзьями
  • друг
  • друге
  • друзьям
Поделись, не будь жадиной!

Share, do not be greedy!

Instrumental, masculine or feminine, singular
Поделись, не будь [жадина]!

Share, do not be greedy!

  • жадины
  • жадиной
  • жадине
  • жадина
  • жадин
  • жадинами
У меня нет с собой наличных.

I do not have any cash with me.

Genitive, plural
У меня нет с собой [наличные].

I do not have any cash with me.

  • наличным
  • наличных
  • наличные
  • наличными
Он был единственным ребенком в семье.

He was the only child in the family.

Prepositional, feminine, singular
Он был единственным ребенком в [семья].

He was the only child in the family.

  • семьёй
  • семьям
  • семьями
  • семей
  • семьи
  • семье
Салат, который в разных странах носит название “русский”, в России называется “Оливье”.

The salad that in various countries is called “Russian”, in Russia is called "Olivier".

Prepositional, feminine, plural
Салат, который в разных [страна] носит название “русский”, в России называется “Оливье”.

The salad that in various countries is called “Russian”, in Russia is called "Olivier".

  • стране
  • странам
  • стран
  • странах
  • страной
  • страны
Она вяжет крючком и спицами.

She crochets and knits.

Instrumental, , singular
Она вяжет [russian lesson of the day] и спицами.

She crochets and knits.

  • крючком
Первая неделя отпуска, как кажется, прошла на одном дыхании.

The first week of vacation seems to have passed in one breath.

Genitive, masculine, singular
Первая неделя [отпуск], как кажется, прошла на одном дыхании.

The first week of vacation seems to have passed in one breath.

  • отпуска
  • отпуск
  • отпуском
  • отпуску
  • отпусках
  • отпуске

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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.

Поторопись, они возвращаются с минуты на минуту. Hurry up, they are coming back at any minute.
Поторопись, они [возвращаться] с минуты на минуту. Hurry up, they are coming back at any minute.
  • возвращайся
  • возвращался
  • возвращайтесь
  • будем возвращаться
  • возвращаются
  • будут возвращаться
Он зарабатывает тем, что ремонтирует квартиры. He earns a living by refurbishing apartments.
Он зарабатывает тем, что [ремонтировать] квартиры. He earns a living by refurbishing apartments.
  • ремонтирует
  • ремонтировал
  • ремонтируете
  • будут ремонтировать
  • ремонтировала
  • буду ремонтировать
Наша команда выиграла соревнования. Our team won the competition.
Наша команда [выиграть] соревнования. Our team won the competition.
  • выиграй
  • выиграет
  • выиграла
  • выигранный
  • выиграешь
  • выигравший
Когда мы вместе, нас никто не остановит. When we are together, no one can stop us.
Когда мы вместе, нас никто не [остановить]. When we are together, no one can stop us.
  • остановит
  • остановили
  • остановят
  • остановил
  • остановила
  • остановленный
С животными здесь обращаются хорошо. Animals are treated well here.
С животными здесь [обращаться] хорошо. Animals are treated well here. (impersonal)
  • обращаюсь
  • обращайтесь
  • будем обращаться
  • обращаются
  • будут обращаться
  • обращайся
Он очень раздражается, когда люди пишут заглавными буквами. He gets very annoyed when people write in capital letters.
Он очень раздражается, когда люди [писать] заглавными буквами. He gets very annoyed when people write in capital letters.
  • писавший
  • пишите
  • пишут
  • писало
  • будет писать
  • пиши
В пятом классе он стал отставать по всем предметам. In the fifth grade, he began to lag behind in all subjects.
В пятом классе он [стать] отставать по всем предметам. In the fifth grade, he began to lag behind in all subjects.
  • стал
  • стала
  • стать
  • станете
  • станем
  • стало
Он родился 29 февраля. He was born on February 29th.
Он [родиться] 29 февраля. He was born on February 29th.
  • родившийся
  • родилась
  • родишься
  • родится
  • родимся
  • родился
Дети бегали наперегонки. The children were chasing each other.
Дети [бегать] наперегонки. The children were chasing each other.
  • бегал
  • буду бегать
  • бегая
  • бегаю
  • бегала
  • бегали
Молчание длилось несколько минут. The silence lasted for several minutes.
Молчание [длиться] несколько минут. The silence lasted for several minutes.
  • длясь
  • длящийся
  • длился
  • длиться
  • длилось
  • будете длиться

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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.

Делить на ноль нельзя.

You can not divide by zero.

Action with нельзя as prohibition

... на ноль нельзя.

You can not divide by zero.

  • Делить Imperfective
  • Разделить Perfective
По выходным она подрабатывает няней.

On weekends, she (additionally) works as a baby sitter.

Repetitive action

По выходным она ... няней.

On weekends, she (additionally) works as a baby sitter.

  • подрабатывает Imperfective
  • подработает Perfective
Чтобы заработать, они подметали дорожки.

To make money, they swept the streets.

Repetitive action

Чтобы заработать, они ... дорожки.

To make money, they swept the streets.

  • подметали Imperfective
  • подмели Perfective
Дети весь день лепили снеговиков на улице.

Children were making snowmen on the street all day.

Continuous action

Дети весь день ... снеговиков на улице.

Children were making snowmen on the street all day.

  • лепили Imperfective
  • вылепили Perfective
В прошлом году у них родился ребенок, мальчик, назвали Димой.

Last year, they had a baby, a boy, named Dima.

Completed action

В прошлом году у них ... ребенок, мальчик, назвали Димой.

Last year, they had a baby, a boy, named Dima.

  • рождался Imperfective
  • родился Perfective
Давайте решать проблемы в порядке поступления.

Let's solve the problems as they come (lit.: in the order they come).

Repetitive action

Давайте ... проблемы в порядке поступления.

Let's solve the problems as they come (lit.: in the order they come).

  • решать Imperfective
  • решить Perfective
Этот цветок надо пересадить в горшок побольше.

This flower must be transplanted into a larger pot.

Action with accent on completion

Этот цветок надо ... в горшок побольше.

This flower must be transplanted into a larger pot.

  • пересаживать Imperfective
  • пересадить Perfective
Он ни дня не протянет без выпивки.

He won't last a day without a drink.

Action with accent on completion

Он ни дня не ... без выпивки.

He won't last a day without a drink.

  • будет протягивать Imperfective
  • протянет Perfective
Бедняга заразился бешенством после укуса кошки.

The poor fellow became infected with rabies after a cat bite.

Completed action

Бедняга ... бешенством после укуса кошки.

The poor fellow became infected with rabies after a cat bite.

  • заражался Imperfective
  • заразился Perfective
Тебе не меня надо благодарить, а Диму. Это он всё устроил.

You don't need to thank me but Dima. He arranged it all.

Not needed, not necessary action

Тебе не меня надо ..., а Диму. Это он всё устроил.

You don't need to thank me but Dima. He arranged it all.

  • благодарить Imperfective
  • поблагодарить 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 заболеть (to get sick; to start hurting/aching).

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

YOUR TASK:

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

The exercise includes 14 questions.

я Future tense
  • заболе́ли
  • заболе́ем
  • заболе́ю
  • заболе́в / заболе́вши
  • заболе́ет
  • заболе́ют
он/она Future tense
  • заболе́ет
  • заболе́л
  • заболе́ю
  • заболе́ешь
  • заболе́ем
  • заболе́ло
они Future tense
  • заболе́ешь
  • заболе́ет
  • заболе́в / заболе́вши
  • заболе́ют
  • заболе́ете
  • заболе́ю
я/ты/она Past tense
  • заболе́л
  • заболе́ли
  • заболе́ете
  • заболе́ла
  • заболе́йте
  • заболе́ешь
оно Past tense
  • заболе́йте
  • заболе́ет
  • заболе́ли
  • заболе́л
  • заболе́ло
  • заболе́ешь
ты Future tense
  • заболе́ем
  • заболе́йте
  • заболе́ет
  • заболе́в / заболе́вши
  • заболе́ла
  • заболе́ешь
Past tense Active participle
  • заболе́ло
  • заболе́ла
  • заболе́йте
  • заболе́вший
  • заболе́ешь
  • заболе́ют
мы/вы/они Past tense
  • заболе́в / заболе́вши
  • заболе́ла
  • заболе́ет
  • заболе́ю
  • заболе́ют
  • заболе́ли
я/ты/он Past tense
  • заболе́ли
  • заболе́ешь
  • заболе́ете
  • заболе́л
  • заболе́ла
  • заболе́ло
мы Future tense
  • заболе́ем
  • заболе́ю
  • заболе́ло
  • заболе́ла
  • заболе́ете
  • заболе́йте
Past tense Gerund
  • заболе́й
  • заболе́ю
  • заболе́ла
  • заболе́в / заболе́вши
  • заболе́ешь
  • заболе́вший
вы Imperative
  • заболе́й
  • заболе́л
  • заболе́ют
  • заболе́ла
  • заболе́йте
  • заболе́ете
ты Imperative
  • заболе́ют
  • заболе́ла
  • заболе́ет
  • заболе́й
  • заболе́л
  • заболе́йте
вы Future tense
  • заболе́ешь
  • заболе́й
  • заболе́ет
  • заболе́ете
  • заболе́ла
  • заболе́ют

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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 buy, to purchase

Verb, perfective (6 characters)

Characters left: 6
купить
Check answer
candidate, applicant, job seeker

Noun, masculine (10 characters)

Characters left: 10
соискатель
Check answer
stop

Interjection (4 characters)

Characters left: 4
стоп
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of course, sure

Adverb (7 characters)

Characters left: 7
конечно
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Earth; earth, land, ground, soil

Noun, feminine (5 characters)

Characters left: 5
земля
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you asked for it!, it serves you right!

Phrase (4 words, 15 characters including spaces)

Characters left: 15
так тебе и надо
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noisy, loud

Adjective (6 characters)

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шумный
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for fun, pretending, in pretence

Adverb (9 characters)

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понарошку
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stretching

Noun, feminine (8 characters)

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растяжка
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usually; normally, ordinarily

Adverb (6 characters)

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обычно
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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.

Дай мне, пожалуйста, соль.

Give me some salt, please. (Dative)

Дай ..., пожалуйста, соль.

Give me some salt, please.

  • мной
  • ему
  • вас
  • меня
  • ним
  • мне
Да ну вас, с вами невозможно серьезно разговаривать!

Get away, you people! it's impossible to talk to you seriously! (Accusative)

Да ну ..., с вами невозможно серьезно разговаривать!

Get away, you people! it's impossible to talk to you seriously!

  • вами
  • ними
  • тебе
  • тебя
  • вам
  • вас
Ему предложили за эту работу кругленькую сумму с шестью нулями.

He was offered a tidy sum with six zeros for this job. (Accusative)

Ему предложили за ... работу кругленькую сумму с шестью нулями.

He was offered a tidy sum with six zeros for this job.

  • этому
  • эту
  • тому
  • эта
  • того
  • тех
В её взгляде чувствовалось легкое недоумение.

There was a slight perplexity in her gaze. (Genitive)

В ... взгляде чувствовалось легкое недоумение.

There was a slight perplexity in her gaze.

  • вашим
  • её
  • его
  • моём
  • ваше
  • вашем
За что Лена на тебя дуется?

Why is Lena pouting at you? (Accusative)

За что Лена на ... дуется?

Why is Lena pouting at you?

  • тебя
  • мной
  • ею
  • тобой
  • нами
  • тебе
Идите за мной.

Follow me. (Instrumental)

Идите за ....

Follow me.

  • нём
  • ему
  • мной
  • мне
  • вами
  • меня
Дорога домой заняла у меня полчаса.

The journey home took me half an hour. (Genitive)

Дорога домой заняла у ... полчаса.

The journey home took me half an hour.

  • них
  • ей
  • меня
  • мной
  • неё
  • мне
С этими вещами не шутят.

These things are not for jokes (We don't joke with these things). (Instrumental)

С ... вещами не шутят.

These things are not for jokes (We don't joke with these things).

  • этот
  • тому
  • этими
  • те
  • этом
  • тех
Он смущается каждый раз, как я заговариваю с ним.

He becomes so shy every time I try to talk to him. (Instrumental)

Он смущается каждый раз, как я заговариваю с ....

He becomes so shy every time I try to talk to him.

  • ним
  • им
  • его
  • нему
  • нём
  • него
За что ты её так ненавидишь?

Why do you hate her so much? (Accusative)

За что ты ... так ненавидишь?

Why do you hate her so much?

  • нею
  • её
  • ней
  • ей
  • неё
  • ею

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10 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. Whatever comes on top, comes because it would be a shame 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

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