Ukrainian language resources – Language Links Database

Ukrainian (українська мова ukrayins'ka mova [ʊkrɐˈjinʲsʲkɐ ˈmɔwɐ]) is an East Slavic language. It is the official state language of Ukraine and one of the three official languages in the unrecognized state of Transnistria, the other two being Moldovan and Russian. Written Ukrainian uses a variant of the Cyrillic script (see Ukrainian alphabet).

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Native speakers: 35 million (2000)

Official language in: Ukraine, Crimea, Transnistria

Ukrainian Grammar and Pronunciation

  • - “All the lessons contain audio and are all offered for free. We will learn the alphabet together. We will also review some simple grammar rules, practice common phrases, and we will have fun memorizing many important vocabulary lists, and everything else that you see below.”
  • - free courses below about adjectives, adverbs, articles, gender (feminine, masculine…), negation, nouns, numbers, phrases, plural, prepositions, pronouns, questions, verbs, vocabulary, exercises… to help you with your Ukrainian grammar
  • - this site is designed to teach you and help you learn Albanian for free through vocabulary, phrases, grammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer)
  • - Ukrainian Language spelling and pronunciation
  • - alphabet and vocabulary

Ukrainian Reading Materials

  • - “If you're trying to practice your Ukrainian Reading then the page below should help. You will be able to sharpen your comprehension and understanding of the sample text below, which is part of the Article 26 and 27 from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.”
  • - “A course of interactive self-access materials designed to support the acquisition of reading skills in Ukrainian. The materials allow students to consolidate topics learnt in a Ukrainian reading course or the reading component of a general course in Ukrainian.”
  • - List of Ukrainian newspapers for latest news and information on politics, sports, entertainments, jobs, education, tourism, lifestyles, travel and business

Ukrainian Dictionaries

Ukrainian Listening and Video Resources

  • - Over 160 podcasts on learning Ukrainian
  • YouTube Ukrainian language - “This channel is for all Ukrainian language learners. Now the videos are mainly for the beginner learners (A1 - A2 levels)”
  • YouTube Speak Ukrainian - “On this channel, you will find many useful video lessons about Ukrainian grammar, vocabulary, and phonetics. Our dialogues and podcast will help you to improve your listening and speaking skills.”
  • Nasha Kasha - “Nasha Kasha is a weekly radio program about Ukrainian life. We travel Ontario and beyond to bring you stories about remarkable lives and events. Our 28 minute episodes are in English with some Ukrainian and music offerings.”


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