In just five minutes a day, you will learn Russian through our beautifully illustrated, immersive and playful lessons. You focus on the part of Russian that matters most — words. It’s effective, fun and free.
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Language learning made easy. Have you always wanted to learn another language but felt you never had enough time, or patience. Or you’ve tried and given up? Well, it’s time to try again with Drops--a fun, new way to finally learn that language you always wanted to master: the Russian language.
In just five minutes a day, you will learn Russian through our beautifully illustrated, immersive and engaging lessons. You focus on the part of Russian that matters most -- words. It’s effective, fun and free.
How Drops can help you learn Russian online:
Learn 2,000+ Russian words with Drops
Drops helps to create memorable visual associations with new words
Drops helps you to practice your vocabulary and review the words you’ve learned
Start with just five minutes a day and build a language learning habit
Let Drops Help You Stay Motivated to Learn Russian
Instant feedback Never wonder whether you’ve answered correctly. Why work with boring, old textbooks where you have to flip to the back to know whether or not you’re getting it right? Drops offers you immediate corrections so there’s no guesswork.
How to study Russian anywhere, anytime Take Drops with you with our mobile app available for iOS and Android so you can learn Russian online and offline too!
Personalized learning experience Drops offers learners more than 100 well-curated Russian word lists that you can customize to fit your learning needs. Choose which words you want to learn so that you spend your Russian study time on the material that matters most.
Stay motivated with learning stats At the end of each Russian learning session, you get detailed statistics on your progress.
Russian is an East Slavic language, spoken by about 150 million native speakers. It has about 144 native speakers in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. It is the most common language on the internet after English.
Wondering how to learn Russian?
Russian is very different from other languages, but there are some aspects of the language that make it easier than others. There are many recommended ways to learn Russian.
Become familiar with the Russian alphabet (Russian Cyrillic):
The Russian alphabet is easy to learn! It’s actually even easier to learn than the Japanese alphabets, Katakana and Hiragana, or even Chinese Characters.
Russian Cyrillic has 33 letters and it is entirely phonetic.
Tackle Russian grammar:
Russian grammar is relatively easy to learn.
You can learn some of the basic structures in Drops’ Travel Talk category.
Listen to lots of Russian audio:
Find Russian tv series and movies you enjoy and watch them to get familiar with the language.
Listen to Russian music.
Use Drops’ Premium listening test feature to test your listening comprehension.
Learning Russian with Drops
How to learn Russian? Focus on the most important part of the language -- words. Words are the building blocks to your new language skill. With Drops, you get to spend time with what matters most.
Word lists you just won’t find anywhere else. We’ve worked with a team of experienced language learners to curate word lists on a diverse range of topics. The wordlists we’ve put together are highly relevant, and you won’t find them anywhere else.
High-quality audio. Robotic, artificial voices or poor audio recordings just don’t cut it when you’re working on listening comprehension. That’s why we make sure that every word comes with crisp, clear and high-quality audio.
Short, focused learning sessions. With Drops, you work on your new language in short, five minute learning sessions. It’s perfect for busy learners and a simple way to make language learning a part of your day.
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More Resources for Russian Learners
Ready to take the next step after learning new words with Drops? Our team put together a collection of the resources and tools they find most effective in their own language learning projects.