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AdsOfTheWorldLogo.png - A searchable database of ads from around the world (search by country, topic, type of ad--audio/print/video, etc.)


LearnToReadRussianIn15Minutes.JPG - A series of infographics in English and Russian designed to teach the basics of Russian letters

Russian Alphabet - Click on a letter to hear it pronounced, see it written, and hear sample words

Russian Writing - Click on a Russian letter to see how it is written in cursive.

Business Russian


Writing a Business Letter - Scaffolding for each section of a business letter in Russian, with English translations

Children's Literature




ASpoonfulOfRussianLogo.JPG - Blog containing all sorts of links to all sorts of culturally authentic materials, grammar lessons, listening activities, videos, etc.

UCLACenterForWorldLanguages.jpg - An interview about culture, glamour, and music




PeaceCorpsWorldwiseSchoolsLogo.JPG - Russian in Kazakhstan - mostly grammar and vocabulary topics for beginners, organized as lessons


RussiaBeyondTheHeadlines.png - Infographics in English about Russia

InfographicsInRussian.JPG - Infographics in Russian, but with titles and descriptions in English

SovietEraInfographics.JPG - Infographics in Russian from the Soviet era

Что происходит в Луганске

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Lesson Plans

RussianForHeritageLearners.JPG - Units for heritage speakers of Russian

Listening Activities

ASpoonfulOfRussianLogo.JPG - Blog containing all sorts of links to all sorts of culturally authentic materials, grammar lessons, listening activities, videos, etc.

ATasteOfRussianLogo.JPG - Podcast

GlossLogo.jpg - Culturally authentic reading and listening activities in a wide variety of languages, including Russian - searchable by language, level, topic, etc.

Russian101PodLogo.png - Podcast in Russian

UCLACenterForWorldLanguages.jpg - Russian Literature podcasts

RussianWebcastsUCLALogo.JPG - Webcasts in Russian







Reading Activities

- Tale of the starfish written in Russian over photographs and set to music from Enya

ToonIntoReading.png - Online readers, organized by level, in Chinese, English, French, Russian, & Spanish




E. L. Easton - English Online - Comprehensive web site containing links to multiple language learning resources - chericem1 chericem1

Language Online: Free Foreign Language Resources - A host of resources for less commonly-taught languages - chericem1 chericem1

Online Education - A comprehensive list of autodidactic digital materials, including FL learning, online courses, podcasts, tech tools, and other resources. Note the language resources in the lower, right-hand side of the page - chericem1 chericem1

Phrasebase Foreign Language Learning - chericem1 chericem1

Russian Manual Alphabet - Hand shapes for fingerspelling the various letters in the Russian alphabet - chericem1 chericem1

School Me! Adventures in Education - Bashes technology, but good press for the Russian Children's Class and staying in the TL (with Elena as the teacher) - chericem1 chericem1

Super Russian Websites - An extensive collection of links to resources related to teaching and learning Russian - chericem1 chericem1

Virtual Kids - Онлайн игры для детей и взрослых - Interactive games, parent activities, and curriculum reinforcement in Russian--also available in English and German - chericem1 chericem1


- Mary Poppins in Russian

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