Additional resources for learning Russian

Russian readers

Russian Readers are a range of contemporary and classic Russian and foreign titles specially retold for individuals learning Russian. Finishing a novel in another language gives you an incredible sense of achievement and will motivate you to continue reading in Russian. The more you read in Russian and your language proficiency increases, the more confident you’ll be in your linguistic skills.

All Russian Readers include:

  • Accent marks for Russian words;
  • Russian-English vocabulary;
  • Comprehension questions at the end of each chapter.

The Russian Reader series is published at six proficiency levels: Starter, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, and Advanced.

Matreshka magazine

Matreshka is an audio magazine for intermediate and advanced students created to increase your Russian fluency while teaching you about life and culture in Russia. It's designed to build on and expand your confidence with the Russian language by presenting vocabulary and phrases in meaningful and motivating content. It includes many interesting articles about Russia's culture, as well as a bilingual glossary for every article and the audio for every article recorded in slow and normal speed.

If you're learning Russian and want to discover Russian culture through reading, you're going to love Matreshka!