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Unit 2: “Разговор по телефону”

Practice the pronunciation of the numbers from 100 to 900.

Check how well you have learned the cardinal numbers from 1 till 6000 on this Auburn University site.

Continue practicing large numbers with these exercises from “Beginner’s Russian”: Exercise 1, Exercise 2.

Practice stating prices here: Exercise 1, Exercise 2.

Use these interactive flashcards to learn and practice the Unit Vocabulary. Use all the different modes (Flashcards, Match, Gravity, Text, etc.) both to memorize the words and to test yourself. Here is the set for practicing Numbers.


Review the rules for the formation of short-form adjectives.

Watch this video to review the conjugation of the verbs ВИДЕТЬ and СМОТРЕТЬ, and the difference in their usage. Pay attention to the script, translation, and grammar notes on the right.

Listening Comprehension

Check how well you can comprehend telephone numbers.


БиС – «Катя, возьми телефон»

Excerpt from the Soviet movie “Carnival”/ «Карнавал» – «Позвони мне, позвони»

Library Resources (on reserve for 1st and 2nd year Russian)

Telephone Vocabulary: Oxford Picture Dictionary pages 14-15.

Short-Form Adjectives: Grammar in Illustrations pages 153-155.

Cardinal Numerals: Grammar in Illustrations pages 180-183.

Review of Verb Conjugation: Essentials pages 146-156; Introductory Russian Grammar pages 333-346 (rules and drills to practice).

Telephone Communication in Russia: The Russian’s World pages 330-334.