Other Russian grammar points

Welcome to our free online Russian grammar and vocabulary course for beginners.

Every lesson comes with an audio file recorded by a native Russian speaker.

Here and there in Russian

Today we will learn some language formulas that you can use talking about the location of objects or when pointing at things. Here and there...

Negation in Russian

In this lesson we will learn how to form negative sentences in the Russian language. Simple negation in Russian The formula...

Questions in Russian

In this lesson we will cover how to make questions in Russian. Making a question out of a statement Making a question out of a statement...

"I like" in Russian

In today's lesson we'll learn how to say I like, you like, etc. in Russian. Formula with examples In order to say that "someone likes something"...

"I have" in Russian

Now, when we have learned Russian personal pronouns in the Genitive case, we can learn how to say "I have" in Russian. To do...

There is and there are in Russian

In this lesson we will learn how to talk about presence or absence of something or someone somewhere. There is / there are When you want to...

Russian days of the week

The use of the days of the week in the Russian language is a bit more complicated than in English as...

Можно and нельзя

Most likely, you are already familiar with the Russian words можно and нельзя. They are used to express if something is...

The Genitive case in Russian

In this lesson, we start learning the Genitive case. Here, we will give you a general explanation and prepositions that are used with the Genitive,...

The Accusative case in Russian

The next case we learn is the Accusative case. In this lesson we will see when it's used and how to distinguish it in a...

The Dative case in Russian

During the course of several previous lessons, we have learned about the Genitive and the Acusative cases and how they affects the endings of the...

The Instrumental case in Russian

In this lesson, we start learning the Instrumental case. Here you can find the general explanation and the prepositions used with the Instrumental case. In...

Russian conjuctions И, А, and НО

Conjunctions are the words used to connect clauses or sentences or to coordinate words in the same clause. Today we'll learn three Russian conjunctions: И,...

Russian spelling rules

The fact that the Russian language is one of those where words don't really sound exactly as they are written, creates...

Capitalization in Russian

In general, the Russians use capitalization much less than the English speakers. For example, the names of languages and days of the week must start...

Prefixes in Russian

Prefixes are syllables that are attached to the beginning of words and usually serve to create new words. Prefixes are commonly used in...

Time in Russian

In our previous lessons we have covered a lot of Russian numbers, so let's use this knowledge today to learn how to tell time...

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