This site is a great introduction to the Russian language for those that have never been exposed to it previously. The site offers introductions to the Russian Cyrillic alphabet, numbers, left and right, restaurants and meals, when and where and important basic words useful to new learners.

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This tutorial is designed as a beginning point for a casual learner. It does not require any special Russian fonts or software.

Why Learn Russian?

* Your company has started doing business in Russia
* You're going on a business trip to Russia
* You're going to Russia for a vacation
* You just decided it might be interesting

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.

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