Participles: Verbal Adjectives
Verbal Adverbs
Bonus Section: могучий, горячий, летучий...
Bonus Section: Practicing with the Russian National Corpus

Is this course for you?

Which statement describes you best?

“I’d like to learn some basic phrases before taking a trip to Russia.”

That’s great! But this course is more than you need. You might check this list of recommended resources for beginners.

“I want to be able to read real Russian: the media, Russian literature, business Russian, documents and forms…”

If this describes you, you’re in the right place! Participles will give a huge boost to your reading skills, and will also help you understand the formal Russian of speeches, lectures, and announcements.

To get the most out of this course, you’ll want to be reasonably comfortable with a few basics.

  • You should be able to read the Cyrillic alphabet.
  • You should know the basics of conjugating verbs in the present and the past.
  • You should be reasonably comfortable with the endings for all six cases, especially for adjectives.

Why not take this short quiz to see if this course is right for you?