Have you ever wanted to learn Russian? Have you tried lessons at a local school, expensive software and books and still have trouble speaking Russian? Do you want to get a leg up in one of the fastest growing economies in the world? The answer is total Russian immersion with the Live Lingua online Russian school. Skype Russian Lessons & more. And best of all, you can try a full 60 minute online lesson with a professional Russian teacher for FREE!

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Free 60 Minute Trial Russian Lesson Via Skype

Are you considering Live Lingua online school for your Russian learning needs? Do you want to try a lesson first to see if it is what you are looking for? No problem! We will arrange a free 60 minute Skype Russian lesson for you so you can try us risk free. Tutors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Find out more...

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Learn More Russian But Pay Less money.

How do we do it? We hire native Russian tutors who actually live in countries where the cost of living is less, and pass the saving on to you. We also offer total flexibility in their lessons. You can buy as many or as few Russian lessons via Skype as you would like. No minimum purchase, all for an affordable price. Find out more...

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Native Russian Speaking Teachers

Our native Russian teachers from Russia are the best in the industry. They all bring with them years of teaching experience. All have university degrees. Additionally, they are required to speak a second language in addition to Russian so they know how to learn as well as teach a language. Find out more...

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Why Learn Russian?

Where is it spoken?

The Russian Language

Russian is the official spoken language of Russia and some of the former Soviet States such as Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. It is currently estimated that approximately 160 million (2012) people in the world speak Russian as a native language. Russian has many variations across different countries but the most widely spoken one is Modern Standard Russian. Russian is the 8th most spoken language in the world.

Russian is from the Slavic family of languages and is the most widely spoken of this family. The modern Russian language started to form at the beginning of the 18th century under Peter the Great. As one would expect is started in the city of Moscow and slowly took over in other regions of the then kingdom.

In recent years, after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia has built up again is growing into a world super power - economically - again. It is commonly referred to as one of the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China), referring to the 4 most up and coming nations in the world.

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Want Some Free Russian Learning Resources too?

There is no better way to learn a Russian than take classes with a native speaking teacher over Skype. But here at Live Lingua Russian we understand that not everybody can afford to pay for live lessons with a Russian tutor. In order to help everybody achieve their goal of speaking Russian we are proud to provide these free Russian resources.

Russian Fast Course (ebook+audios)

This is a comprehensive guide to the Russian language that uses the "guided immitation" method to help the student achieve a communicative level as quickly as possible.

Kazakhstan Russian Course (ebook+audios)

The Kazakhstan Russian primer is a quick course that will give you an introduction to the Russian language using the accent in Kazakhstan as well as some cultural references.

Kyrgyz Republic Russian Course (ebook+audios)

The Kyrgyz Republic Russian primer uses a simple ebook and audios to give the students an introduction to the Russian language along with a cultural focus on the Kyrgyz Republic.

Learn About The Russian language and culture

Russia is the largest country in the world, and its history goes back thousands of years. Here at Live Lingua Russian we understand that there is more to understanding the Russian language than just learning the grammar. You need to learn about the history and culture to become truly fluent in the language. To help with this, here are a few articles on Russian.

Bored with your language learning? Change it up!

Learning a new language is a little bit like a relationship. In the beginning there is an incredible amount of excitement as you are "in love" with the idea of learning this language. Then you hit the nuances of the language and this is the dating phase. You see both the beauty and the annoyances of the language. Eventually, at some point in the process, you will leave the "honeym...

Merry Christmas Around The World

The holiday season is upon us as countries all over the world prepare for the Christmas holiday. To begin, here's a quick preview of how you might wish someone a "Merry Christmas" around the world: Spanish ¡Feliz Navidad French Joyeux Noël German Frohe Weihnachten Italian Buon Natale Chinese 圣诞节快乐 Shèngdàn jié kuàilè Portuguese Feliz Nat...

Bloom’s Two-Sigma Problem And What It Means To You

When it comes to language acquisition, there are some big players that come to mind. Noam Chomsky, the father of modern linguistics is perhaps the most well known. Another man that influenced the world of language learning is educational psychologist Benjamin Bloom. In 1984, Bloom discovered the Two-Sigma Problem. Bloom set out wanting to discover how children learned best. He ...

Give Back, Get Back

You are a busy person. You perhaps have just finished school and are looking for a job. Maybe you already have a job, but wouldn't mind changing it or just having a long vacation from it. You are also learning a new language to better your opportunities with your work life, travel endeavors, or just to have an extra hobby. It's hard, but you know you need to do it. Despite you try...

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Find out what our Russian students have said about their learning experiences at Live Lingua.

Russian Student Testimonials

  • [My Russian Tutor] is fantastic, really top notch!

    Edward M.
  • If you have spent hundreds of dollars on private tutors and software like me, but still could not learn Russian, then Live Lingua is what you have been looking for.

    José R.
  • This is the best way to learn Russian. The Russia division at my company now uses Live Lingua for their Russian classes.

    Xieping L.
  • Most of my clients speak Russian, and I was no comfortable when they called me on the phone. Now I can speak with them without any problem, and my boss is very happy with the results.

    Reina P. - Travel Agent
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