Learning a foreign language is a challenge, there’s a lot to take in – there’re new words, new grammar, new culture… But do not despair! After having done tons of grammar exercises and reading through “War and Peace” with a dictionary (I would say a large dictionary, but most of us don’t remember what paper dictionaries look like…), it’s high time to sneak into the comfort of your mother tongue! No, no, no… Just as you’re about to give in, think about a more relaxing and enjoyable way to press on with your Russian – yes! It’s watching movies! I would suggest, open YouTube and watch a Russian film with English subtitles.
It’s fun, it’s in context and it’s authentic!
Here’re my top 5 films that I would recommend watching if you’re learning Russian as a foreign language. All of the films are available on YouTube.