Benny’s Top Resources for Learning Russian


Here are my favourite Russian courses and resources:

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Benny's #1 Russian Course

RussianPod101

RussianPod101 is my favourite Russian course, especially for developing my listening skills. It’s also a top pick among the Fluent in 3 Months team.

With RussianPod101, you start by selecting your level, and the audio course adjusts to you, getting gradually more complex as you progress. It goes right from absolute beginner to intermediate and advanced levels.

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Benny’s Top 3 Russian Resources

RussianPod101

RussianPod101 is my favourite Russian course – and it covers all levels from absolute beginner to intermediate and advanced Russian.

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MOSALingua

MOSALingua uses audio flashcards to teach you Russian, from absolute beginner to advanced level. The MOSA Learning® method is based on principles of cognitive science, so you can learn Russian faster and smarter.

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Start Speaking Russian – My Courses for Russian Learners

Conversation Countdown

Have your first conversation in Russian in just seven days. This is one of my most popular courses, and with good reason, because you’ll get results fast.

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Fluent in 3 Months Challenge

The Fluent in 3 Months Challenge is a big hit with Russian learners. At the end of the 90 day challenge, you’ll be ready to have a 15 minute conversation in Russian with a native speaker.

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Confident Russian Pronunciation

Forvo

Forvo lets you find out how any Russian word is pronounced. Just type the word you’re looking for into the Forvo search bar in Russian, and you’ll hear it spoken by a native speaker.

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Get a Russian Tutor — Have Real Conversations in Russian

italki

italki: The best way to learn a language is to speak from day one. That’s why I love italki  — because it means you can find an affordable Russian tutor for on-to-one lessons, and start speaking right away.

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Russian Vocabulary and Grammar

Glossika

Glossika uses audio repetition training with Artificial Intelligence (AI) to make sure you're learning Russian at the pace that feels right for you. I especially like Glossika's focus on listening and speaking. You get to watch your fluency progress live with each audio “rep”.

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MOSALingua

MOSALingua uses audio flashcards to teach you Russian, from absolute beginner to advanced level. The MOSA Learning® method is based on principles of cognitive science, so you can learn Russian faster and smarter.

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Resources for Intermediate and Advanced Russian Learners

LingQ

LingQ immerses you in a world of compelling Russian content – with 1000s of hours of Russian podcasts, audiobooks, interviews, courses and more. Then anytime you come across a word you don't know, you can save it for review using LingQ's SRS learning tools.

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Clozemaster Pro

Clozemaster Pro answers the question: what's the next step after Duolingo? Clozemaster helps you rapidly expand your vocabulary by learning Russian in context. You’ll use the Cloze method to fill in the missing word for thousands of sentences in Russian. The sentences you’ll learn are much more relevant to the real world than those you’ll learn on Duolingo.

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