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Russian Pronunciation Podcast – Speak Russian

Mar 9, 2020

In today’s episode, you will hear how to pronounce Russian sound Й (И краткое).

There can be three positions of the letter Й.

1. Before a vowel, it is pronounced as [y] in words like ‘yogurt’ and ‘yet’.
2. After a vowel, it sounds like [y] in ‘boy’ or ‘toy’.
3. Between two vowels, it is...


Jan 9, 2020

И [ee] – Russian И is one of the so-called soft vowels (we will talk about them in the next lessons). It is shorter than the sound in the words ‘people’ and ‘feet’. Try to make a short and long И sound. It is important to understand the position of your tongue. This will help you later when we speak...


Apr 29, 2019

Russian pronunciation lesson number five!

Today we speak about Russian consonants П Т К. Let's practice!

Read this: 

П 

ПОСТ, ПАКТ, СУП, ПУМА, ПАНАМА.

Т 

ТАМ, ТУТ, ТОН, СТОП, МОСТ, СТОП! ТАМ МОСТ! МОСТ ТУТ? НЕТ, МОСТ ТАМ.

К

КОТ, ЛУК, КАК,...


Mar 20, 2019

Russian pronunciation lesson number four!

Today we speak about Russian consonants Д Н Л З С. Let's practice!

Read this: 

Д. ДА. ДО. ДОМ. ДАМА. ДВА. МОДА. 

Н. НА. НО. НАМ. НАДО. КАНАДА. 

Л. ЛА. ЛУ. ЛО. ЛУК. ЛАК. ЛОМ. ЛАМА. ЛУНА. КУКЛА. МАЛА....


Mar 12, 2019

Russian pronunciation lesson number three!

O in the unstressed syllable turns to the sound [uh]. It’s something between А and О. Let's practice.

Read these words: 

ОКНÓ, МОСКВÁ, ЛÓНДОН, МОЛОКÓ, КОТ, КОТÁ. 

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