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Learning the Russian Alphabet

Take the first step to speaking Russian like a local with Mango Languages' latest video series: Learning the Russian Alphabet. We'll be covering all the letters of the Russian alphabet, how to clearly pronounce new and unique Russian sounds, plus introducing new phrases and vocabulary. Start watching to learn everything you need to know to start speaking and reading in Russian.

  • New Series: Learning the Russian Alphabet with Mango Languages

    Take the first step to speaking Russian like a local with Mango Languages' latest video series: Learning the Russian Alphabet. We'll be covering all the letters of the Russian alphabet, how to clearly pronounce new and unique Russian sounds, plus introducing new phrases and vocabulary. Start watching to learn everything you need to know to start speaking and reading in Russian.

  • Is Russian Really That Hard? - Learning the Russian Alphabet

    In this introductory episode of our video series, we'll take a look at all of the letters of the Russian alphabet, learn some facts about the Russian language, and learn how Russian may even be easier in some ways to pronounce than English.

  • Letter by Letter - Learning the Russian Alphabet - Ep. 1

    Learn how to pronounce each of the Russian letters from a native-speaker instructor in the first video of Mango Languages' 'Learning the Russian Alphabet' video series. Start watching to learn everything you need to know to begin speaking and reading in Russian.

  • The Six Russian Letters You Already Know - Learning the Russian Alphabet - Ep. 2

    Start with what you know. In this video, you'll learn how to pronounce the familiar sounds of the Russian letters 'm,' 'k,' 'c,' 't,' 'o,' and 'a' from a native Russian-speaking instructor. Begin reading simple Russian words today with the second episode of our Russian alphabet series.

  • Five Familiar Borrowed Letters - Learning the Russian Alphabet - Ep. 3

    Time for a little history lesson. Learn the origin of the five borrowed Greek letters in the Russian alphabet: 'г,' 'д,' 'л,' 'п,' and 'ф'; plus, practice pronouncing them with the help of a native Russian-speaking instructor.

  • 'в' is for Volcano - Learning the Russian Alphabet - Ep. 4

    There are several letters in the Russian alphabet that look, but don't sound, like English. Take a closer look with us at how to pronounce these letters like a native Russian speaker.

  • Distinctly Russian Consonants - Learning the Russian Alphabet - Ep. 5

    These Russian consonants may look new, but the sounds they make are familiar. Practice your pronunciation of 'б,' 'й,' 'з,' 'ж,' 'ц,' 'ш,' and 'щ' alongside a native Russian-speaking instructor and start combining these letters with ones you already know to read new words and sentences.

  • Distinctly Russian Vowels - Learning the Russian Alphabet - Ep. 6

    We continue our list of distinctly Russian letters by taking a look at the vowels 'и,' 'э,' 'ё,' 'ю,' 'я,' and 'ы.' Perfect your pronunciation of each vowel with the help of a native Russian-speaking instructor by reading words like юбка, юг, and more!

  • What's a Soft-Indicating Vowel? - Learning the Russian Alphabet - Ep. 7

    Discover the pronunciation rules for the Russian soft-indicating vowels 'е,' 'ё,' 'ю,' 'я,' and 'и,' and learn how they function in the context of different words. Then, take a shot at putting all you've learned to use by reading a couple of short dialogues.

  • How to Read Soft and Hard Signs - Learning the Russian Alphabet - Ep. 8

    What is the difference between the Russian letters ь and ъ? Learn how soft and hard signs work (hint: location, location, location!) and hear how they change the pronunciation of their neighboring letters.

  • Natural Russian Intonation - Learning the Russian Alphabet - Ep. 9

    Let's talk about word stress and how it affects proper Russian pronunciation. See how intonation can change the meaning of a word, even though the word may look the same.

  • How and When to Use Reduced Vowels - Learning the Russian Alphabet - Ep. 10

    Although the Russian alphabet closely reflects pronunciation, it's not an exact phonetic representation of the spoken language. To really sound like a native Russian speaker, you need to master vowel reduction. Find out how to properly reduce Russian vowels and impress native Russian speakers with accurate pronunciation.

  • Voiced vs. Voiceless Consonants - Learning the Russian Alphabet - Ep. 11

    When speaking Russian, there are some instances in which certain letters are pronounced differently. Find out when to use voiced or voiceless consonants, plus learn some tips and tricks to remembering these Russian pronunciation rules.

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