Ukrainian Language


Use useful resources to work with Ukrainian text.


LanguageTool an online resource for grammar and punctuation 30 languages. Depending on the type of error (lexical, punctuation or spelling), the word is highlighted in the appropriate colour. When you hover the cursor over the selection, the resource offers more precise options for replacement. The resource has a mobile version, which activates the text, the text is checked automatically. This tool is available to everyone, the only thing you have to do is install the software on your computer.

Ukrainian spelling (2019) spelling of the Ukrainian language, a system of generally accepted rules that determine the ways of transmitting speech in writing. is a linguistic portal containing spelling rules, various dictionaries, transliteration, Ukrainian language projects, games, links to useful resources.

Onlinecorrector is a resource that helps you troubleshoot errors using the Google Docs text editor. Automatically finds spelling, punctuation, grammatical and stylistic errors. Corrects the text while retaining the original formatting. 

R2U provides online access to Russian-Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Russian dictionaries, including spell-check. 

Soloveiko is a site for checking texts for errors of any type. It has a minimalistic and user-friendly interface.

Lifehacks in Ukrainian an online course from "EdEra" to study Ukrainian language theory. 16 lectures and an interactive synopsis with all topics.

Official Site of the Ukrainian Language created for all who are interested in Ukrainian culture, contains a lot of useful material, the use of which allows deepening knowledge of Ukrainian during preparation for examinations, control works or dictations.

Spelling Trainer of the Ukrainian Language combines theoretical provisions and practical tasks that promote the acquisition of a grammar of the Ukrainian language and improve spelling skills. Training materials additionally contain a variety of cognitive information.



When working with text, use dictionaries to check the use and spelling of words.


Goroh an online library that contains the most useful dictionaries of the Ukrainian language.

Dictionary of Ukrainian Language Abbreviations the resource contains modern abbreviations of over 10.5 thousand abbreviations.

Dictionaries of Ukraine Online is a more than 256 thousand words of the Ukrainian language, which automatically provides comprehensive lexicographic information about the word: genus, synonyms, and phraseology with its use.

Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language the first academic explanatory dictionary of the Ukrainian language (1970-1980), taken as the basis during the conclusion of more modern dictionaries on the interpretation of the content of the words of the Ukrainian language. The resource helps to find the interpretation of any word, as well as examples of contexts for its use.

Slovotvir а platform for searching, discussing and selecting accurate matches from over 3,000 borrowed words from English.

Slovopedia the resource offers Ukrainian explanatory dictionaries.

Stalivyrazy is a Russian-Ukrainian dictionary of constant expressions, contains over 6208 vocabulary articles, Russian phraseology, syntactic compounds, and Ukrainian equivalents. Help find a list of consistent expressions using a specific word and Ukrainian counterparts. online dictionary of synonyms of the Ukrainian language.


Improve Ukrainian with available online resources.


Є-мова online platform for learning the Ukrainian language. You need to register on the portal and take a test to determine the level of proficiency in the Ukrainian language. As a result, participants have access to practical classes, videos and educational texts.

Life hacks on the Ukrainian language online course from "EdEra" to study the theory of the Ukrainian language. 16 lectures and an interactive synopsis with all topics.

МОвиТИ the online course from "EdEra" will help you get to know Ukrainian as it is: with dialects, slang, aphorisms and swearing, and most importantly, it will tell you how to overcome fears during the transition to Ukrainian and make this process as easy as possible.

PodorozhiUA – English-language resource for learning the Ukrainian language at the elementary level. Built in the form of a journey with grammatical, lexical and situational stops, it offers a variety of tasks, audio, and has supporting materials such as conjugation and grammar rules in English. Learn.

Peace Corps Ukrainian Lessons free English language course that will help a foreigner to acquire basic knowledge of the Ukrainian language. The advantage of the resource is that the theory is accompanied by audio, and all materials are not only available online, they can also be downloaded. 

Simply Learn Ukrainian is a free language app that will assist you to speak Ukrainian quickly and effectively.

SpeakUkraine National platform for studying the Ukrainian language of the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine has gathered in one place effective online and offline resources, as well as mobile applications for Ukrainian language learning, both for Ukrainians who want to improve their Ukrainian language skills and for foreigners, who seek to learn it from scratch. The study portal offers 25 most frequently used topics, almost 100 lessons for quick mastering of the Ukrainian language.

Ukrainian for 27 lessons the first course in the Ukrainian elementary language (A1-A2), designed for a wide range of students, including those who use Russian at home or at work. The online format is accessible and convenient for Ukrainians living in the occupied territories of Crimea, Donetsk and Luhansk regions. It will also be useful for applicants to higher education institutions who want to improve their spoken language.

Ukrainian language I online course from "EdEra", has an interactive synopsis covering phonetics, lexicology, morphology and spelling. Contains 14 lectures (6 weeks of 5 hours).

22 lessons on language confidence (level B1) online course on learning the Ukrainian language, which determines the required level of proficiency in the Ukrainian language and provides the opportunity for extensive communication in everyday situations as an independent user of the Ukrainian language. The training will be useful for anyone who wants to improve their spoken Ukrainian language skills.



Learning a language becomes much easier when you know the rules of grammar. Of course, vocabulary and good speaking skills are essential, but once you understand how grammar rules work, the work is half done.


Ginger Online is a grammar and punctuation checker, integrates with Word and reads documents. It is a helpful tool that can make people’s lives easier, especially if English is their second language. Ginger has three available versions: a free version, a base version ($5 a month or a lifetime for $40) and a premium version ($90 a lifetime).

GradeProof an intuitive tool corrects grammar mistakes, spelling errors, and provides suggestions for rephrasing your sentences. The tool comes with writing statistics, which let you keep track of your word count, grade level, and readability. The free version comes with basic features only: spelling engine, grammar engine, and custom dictionary. The premium version includes the basics but also includes an advanced grammar engine, eloquence engine, and plagiarism engine.

Grammarly is a free online text editor and free browser extensions for Chrome, Safari, and Firefox that corrects over 150 types of errors. Grammarly has the power to detect errors such as punctuation, grammar, writing style, contextual spelling, and sentence structure. When you enter or copy-paste the text, mistakes will get flagged automatically.

LanguageTool an online resource for grammar and punctuation 30 languages. Depending on the type of error (lexical, punctuation or spelling), the word is highlighted in the appropriate color. When you hover the cursor over the selection, the resource offers more precise options for replacement. The resource has a mobile version, which activates the text, the text is checked automatically. This tool is available to everyone, the only thing you have to do is install the software on your computer.

Online Correction an online grammar and punctuation checker. It allows finding grammatical, spelling and stylistic errors in your text. 

SpellCheckPlus Pro is a grammar checker designed for native English speakers.

ProWritingAid is a grammar checker helps increase readability. The free version allows you to write 19 reports and edit 500 words at a time, and the premium version has all 25 reports and has no word limit.

WhiteSmoke is  a platform for checking grammar, syntax, and spelling. The resource checks the text for errors, sentence structure, expressions, length, creates a report that evaluates the text. Not only can you correct your text, but you can also get tips for improving it.


Check out a selection of resources that will help you better understand the content of what you hear and will be useful for both beginners and advanced students.


Starting out (for entry level) is a mini-series that is suitable for beginners (A1-A2). After watching the episodes, you can take online exercises to test your listening skills, as well as vocabulary and grammar training.

Word Street (for intermediate level) is a resource contains video series about British life and culture for the middle level (B1). After watching, you need to perform online exercises to check what you heard.

Britain is Great (for a high level) these are informative video series that tell about Britain, but are already suitable for those who speak English at a high level (B2-C1). After watching, you need to perform online listening test exercises.

ESL Fast a site where beginners and intermediate students can practice listening to English for free. Entries in it are arranged by sections and levels. All audio is accompanied by text, so if just listening is still difficult, you can read and translate unfamiliar words in parallel.

ESL Video is a resource contains videos of all levels and genres, as well as online tests to check what you have heard.

Elllo is a resource contains exercises sorted by difficulty levels: from Beginner to Advanced. The flags of the countries of the speakers are drawn next to each recording, so you can choose audio with an accent that interests you.  All entries are accompanied by a glossary where you can listen to the word / phrase itself, as well as examples of its use in context.

EnglishClass 101 a site where even those who have just started learning English will be able to understand. The resource contains video, podcasts and audio lessons. The site has both free and paid materials. In order to access the training materials, it is necessary to register, having previously indicated the level of language proficiency.

Ez Slang is a resource will help students improve their spoken English, replenish their vocabulary and improve their perception of English by ear. Before listening to the audio, you are asked to warm up by answering questions on the topic, then there is a recording and text to it. After you listen to the recording - take the test to make sure you understand everything. Each entry is accompanied by a mini-dictionary with interesting expressions, as well as interesting information about the origin of the idiom from the entry.

Loyal books is a library of free e-books and audiobooks in different languages. An effective way to improve your vocabulary increase.

Listen in English the resource allows you to choose the video by level (from beginner to advanced), by genre (news, series, movies, etc.), by listening speed. Each video is accompanied by a text script, a list of important words and an online test to check what you have heard.

6 Minute English these are audio English lessons from the BBC, each lasting 6 minutes. Entries are designed for intermediate students. Interesting English words are explained in each lesson. Below each entry is a text with the words that were explained in the lesson.

What if there is no time or money to go to courses? Take advantage of a selection of free resources where you can easily learn English.


new!Ecosystem of the English language - a free innovative educational project that gives Ukrainians the opportunity to determine their own level of English language proficiency and organize its study in accordance with international standards, regardless of where they are and at a convenient time.

Babbel - free English language courses for Ukrainians. Courses are available for levels A1-B1. To take advantage of the free offer, select the display language Ukrainian.

BBC Learning English is a branch of the BBC, in English. The site offers training courses for different levels. Some courses are divided into topics: English at the university, at work, in the news, etc.

British Council LearnEnglish is a resource for learning English from the British Councils, the UK Government's Department for the Promotion of British Culture. The site can learn grammar, vocabulary, improve writing and pronunciation skills.

  • LearnEnglish Sounds Right is the British Council’s free pronunciation chart for learners and teachers of English worldwide. 
  • LearnEnglish Grammar (UK Edition) is a practice sample questions at Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced level. Each set of sample questions covers 12 grammar topics, with over 20 activities per topic.
  • LearnEnglish Podcasts is a series of English learning podcasts to practice your English on the go. 
  • LearnEnglish Videos is a watch the British Council's most popular English language videos, and improve your listening, reading and understanding of general and business English – any time, anywhere. 

Drops gives Ukrainians access to the premium version for a year. After registration within 48 hours, the user will receive a special promotional code. If it does not come, you need to write to the support service.

Duolingo is a platform for learning foreign languages. You can learn English both on the project site and through the mobile application. The application is convenient for beginners who want to understand the basic lexical and grammatical structure of the language. Intermediate and Advanced level exercises are available.

English for the Workplace is a course will help to learn the necessary vocabulary, tell you how to please the employer and prove yourself well on the first day. Duration: 4 weeks, 2 hours per week. For whom: pre-intermediate level (A2).

EngVId is a site with video tutorials for English, divided by thematic study. Those who wish to take the international IELTS or TOEFL exam can use special video lectures to prepare. - an application for studying the rules of English grammar provides Ukrainians with access to the Premium tariff for one year.

Learnathome is a service that is convenient for the student to form a lesson plan every day, which can be completed in 30 minutes. Before starting, the user is advised to take a quick test to determine their level of language proficiency. If the test is skipped, the service will install the elementary level program.

Lingualeo is a training site entirely dedicated to learning English. The study is conducted using a game model with a mascot site Leo cub. The site has free and paid training courses.

Lingo Hut - the platform opened free access to 125 English lessons for Ukrainians. Lessons consist of various tests, audio materials and study of new vocabulary.

Lingva.Skills is a Ukrainian online English language project that schools have already joined. The project officially launched in May 2016 and has quickly gained incredible popularity.

Loyal books is a library of free e-books and audiobooks in different languages. An effective way to improve your vocabulary increase.

Memrise is a platform for learning foreign languages using a card system. Content can be created by users. In 2017, the app won the Google Play Awards Best Program of the Year.

Situational English the resource suggests learning English through situations. About 150 articles are collected on the site, which, depending on the context, provide ready-made expressions and reactions. The materials are available in Russian.

Tandem is a messenger for learning foreign languages. The application is designed for enthusiasts who want to learn the language through communication with other people, as well as share their knowledge of the native language.

TED an organization dedicated to motivational cognitive lectures in English. Ideal for viewers with knowledge of English who want to improve their hearing skills. The site has subtitles available.

Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests a free online course to prepare for all IELTS test modules: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. You will learn from lecturers with many years of experience who know the best training techniques and all the "pitfalls" that students face. Duration: 6 weeks, 2 hours per week. For whom: intermediate level (B1).

Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching a free online course that presents the latest methods of effective language learning. It will be interesting not only for students, but also for English teachers. Duration: 5 weeks, 3 hours per week. For whom: for experienced experts or teachers.

uTalk - the application provided Ukrainians with free access. Now there is an opportunity to master the basic level of a foreign language by learning the most used and popular words and phrases.

Prometheus Business English Course an online course for those who need English at work. The training consists of three parts: the necessary vocabulary, the development of practical skills and tips for further learning the language.

Courses in English at Coursera is a set of English language teaching lessons at one of the world's largest Coursera online education resources. You can find a wide variety of training videos on the site, ranging from basic language training to a specialized English-language email course.

Improve your English with exciting learning games!


Animal Mystery is a game that helps to work out the construction of questions in English. The screen shows the silhouettes of animals that may correspond to the encrypted word. When composing questions from the suggested words, you have to guess who they are talking about. Once you understand which animal is guessed in the game, press the I guess button and check if your assumptions are correct.

Grammar Gorillas is a game is designed for all levels of preparation. Before you start, you choose a level and move on to a fun game. It helps to learn the names of parts of speech in English. The game trains the construction of sentences, prepositions, word order. At the bottom you always have a tooltip describing parts of the language in English with examples.

Johnny Grammar's Word Challenge is a quiz for English learners to test the general vocabulary, spelling and grammar that appears in everyday English.

The Prefixes Game is a game resembles Tetris, prefixes fall from the top, which must be compared with the words at the bottom by clicking on accept or reject. The game is very useful because a lot of students are confused about which prefix to use in words.

SpellaRoo is a game gives you the opportunity to feel like a teacher. The player receives a sentence with 2-3 highlighted words. All you have to do is choose the one that is misspelled. This helps to improve the spelling of words.

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