Monday, April 20, 2015

Russian Verbs: First (е/ё) Conjugation

A detailed look at how to conjugate Russian verbs of the first (е/ё) conjugation, with tips on best practices for study.

The Russian grammar channel at YouTube run by Dr. Curtis Ford via the University of South Carolina. He shares the rules of the first conjugation for Russian verbs. Though there are patterns to follow, the "bad news" is that you can't reliably determine what pattern to follow just from the stem of the verb. He suggests finding a Russian verb books (here are some options at