Russian alphabet consists of 33 letters. There are printed and cursive letters. You are probably familiar with the block letters already, however the handwritten letters are a bit more tricky. They might take some time to learn but majority of Russians use them. The main advantage or writing in cursive is the speed. If you write in cursive, you can literally write 2-5 times more words than if you were using print letters.
This lesson teaches how to write the Russian alphabet in cursive. After watching this video you'll know how to handwrite the letters А through Й. The rest of the letters are explained in the next lesson.
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