There are many books and software programs available to help you learn Russian. We present a selection of our recommendations below.
Books and courses
A practical course in everyday written and spoken Russian, which requires no prior knowledge of the language. Can be used independently or with a teacher. This pack includes a book and two sixty-minute CDs.
A self-tuition course aimed at those with no previous knowledge, as well as those who wish to brush up their Russian. This pack includes a book and two audio CDs.
The Russian title from this best-selling series of phrasebooks features over 8,000 words and phrases arranged by topic, with full-colour photos throughout.
Gives the conjugations or conjugated forms of the regular and irregular verbs most frequently used in Russian speech and writing. A useful reference for students of Russian.
A bilingual English Russian electronic talking dictionary and travel audio phrasebook.
Aimed at beginners, Talk Now! Russian is perfect if you want to learn some basic Russian words and phrases or get a feel for the pronunciation.
Definitely one for the aspiring polyglot! Contains 140,000 words and 25,000 phrases. Full sound is available for 76 of the 101 languages, including Russian.
The Rosetta Stone system aims to teach language intuitively using a combination of pictures and sounds. Grammar as such is not explained, so it is best used to complement another course.
Watching films in a foreign language, with or without subtitles, is an excellent way to improve your language skills.
Browse Russian films at amazon.com.