Cyrillic Alphabet Basics

Don't let the new alphabet scare you! The Cyrillic alphabet is about the last thing that should keep you from studying Russian. You can learn to read and form the characters of the Russian alphabet in about an hour and you ?ll be reading and writing with some ease within the first few days of studying Russian.

This tutorial will help you learn to recognize and sound out the letters of the Cyrillic alphabet. You'll be familiar with the letters as they appear in handwriting and regular and italic typeface and have a rough understanding of Russian pronunciation before you know it.