This is a simple and effective way to 'jump in with both feet' and begin learning Russian. With this lesson you can listen, read and try speaking your first Russian words.
If you want to 'pause', just press 'Ctrl' or click on the player. You can also slow down (or speed up) the audio using the 'slider' below the audio player.
Follow along with the audio using the PDF or the 'active' text, where you can single click on any text and the audio will play that line. You can then pause it, for extra time to try saying it, by hitting 'Ctrl'.