How it works

Listening exercise. Instructions


Choose a simple lesson; this one for example. A page like this will appear:

Trial russian lesson.


In case you didn't notice the "start" button, it's on the right. Click on it.

Trial russian lesson. Begining


Wait for the video to load. The video will stop as soon as you hear the first phrase.

Trial russian lesson. Phrase

I don't hear any sound.


Now your task is to enter the first letter of the word that was said in the video.

Trial russian lesson. Typing

I want to enter complete words


If you enter the wrong letter, it turns red and you'll hear a signal. Delete it and enter the correct letter.

Trial russian lesson. Error


If you didn't hear something, press the REPLAY button. The button appears when you move your cursor on the screen.

Trial russian lesson. Repeat

I press the Enter button, but nothing happens


If after 2-3 attempts you still can't open a word, we advise you to click on the HINT button. There is no need here for an all-or-nothing approach.

Trial russian lesson. Hints


After entering all phrases, the number of which is always shown, you will get a calculation of your results and our explanations of the lesson's 5 phrases, which we call key phrases.

Trial russian lesson. Score

What do the numbers in my score mean


Upon completion of a lesson, reflect on the key phrases and text of that lesson. It's best to take a break before starting the next exercise. The main principle in language study is thoughtfulness and the ability to act out a dialog in your head.

Trial russian lesson. Tips

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