Discover the best way to learn Russian
Discover the fastest way to learn Russian with our Complete Russian online course. Whether you want to start with the Russian alphabet and learn the basics, or advanced phrases to discuss more complicated topics, our course has got you covered.
Russian for Travel
If you want to take a trip to Russia, look no further than our Russian for Travel course. Learn all the essential phrases you’ll need to live your best life on your holiday – from asking for directions and making reservations to ordering the regional specialty.
Why Busuu’s app provides the best way to learn Russian
Struggling to get organised? Let us do the hard work for you! Create your own Study Plan by telling us when you want to learn Russian, and for how long. Then, we’ll send you notifications and Russian progress reports to keep you on track.
Our smart app feature, Vocabulary Review, helps ensure you never forget a word again – from learning basic Russian vocabulary to more advanced phrases.
Progress past the Russian language basics by getting speaking practice with Busuu’s app. Send Russian writing exercises to our community of over 120 million native speakers, then improve with their feedback.
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Top tips: how to learn Russian, fast
1. Start with 10 minutes
Learn to read and speak basic Russian by trying your first online Russian lesson online, free of charge. Our research shows that learning in 10-minute chunks is best.
2. Track your progress
Stay motivated by keeping a record of your Russian language progress. Use tools like our Study Plan to track your Fluency Score and the words you’ve learned against your goals.
3. Make tons of mistakes
Making mistakes and learning from them is a great way to learn the Russian language! So take the plunge, and improve faster with feedback from native speakers, thanks to our app’s Conversations feature.
Learn Russian anytime, on your desktop and on your phone
Looking to learn Russian on the go? Install our free app and learn anywhere, anytime. You can even download lessons and learn offline.