An Introduction to Russian

Why Learn Russian?

Why Learn The Alphabet?

Probably the easiest thing you can do to make a visit to Russia more pleasant is to learn the alphabet. You’ll feel much more comfortable if you can read street signs and advertisements; you won’t have that absoutely helpless feeling that comes with being illiterate.

If you’re learning Russian just for fun, the alphabet is a quick and easy way to get into the subject.

You Keep Saying “Easy”

Yes. It is easy. Russian is a very phonetic language, which means that, in general, things are pronounced exactly as written. Once you’ve learned the alphabet, you’ll be ahead of the game. Click the right arrow below to find out the big secret to the game.