Beginner to Intermediate (ILR levels 0+ to 2)

  • Wikipedia - Ukrainian Language
    A substantial encyclopedic introduction and overview in English of the Ukrainian language – its Alphabet, Grammar, History, and the like – with many hyperlinks to deeper sub-topics.
  • Ukrainian Writing System
    Useful for those who need a basic introduction to Ukrainian alphabet for elementary research. Site also has additional information and language related links.
  • Virtual Ukrainian Keyboard
    Useful tool that allows one to type in Ukrainian using mouse and then do directed searches in Google, Yahoo, YouTube, etc.
  • Google Translate
    Translate a word, a phrase, or a document from Ukrainian to English or reverse. Far from perfect but getting better all the time. Word level much better than phrase or text.
  • Ukrainian 101
    Basic information on language with links to important resources for beginners and more advanced learners.
  • Read Ukrainian
    A course of interactive self-access materials designed to support the acquisition of reading skills.
  • Read and Learn Ukrainian
    From University of Michigan: "easy and fun course, which supports lessons of the "Modern Ukrainian" textbook by Assya Humesky. This supplement may also be used as a separate reading course by everyone interested in studying Ukrainian."
  • YouTube Offerings for Basic Ukrainian
    Non-vetted search results. There's a lot of potentially useful material here.

Intermediate to Advanced (ILR levels 2 to 3 and higher)

  • Joint Language University
    An extensive NCS-managed language training portal available to USG and military only through account registration. Resources include SCOLA products: news broadcasts, news archives, and the Insta-Classes – a variety of exercise based on broadcasts.
  • Ukrainian Grammar - Wikipedia
    Complete description of Ukrainian grammar, albeit in wiki-form.
  • Wikipedia - Ukrainian Edition
    The Ukrainian language version of Wikipedia is substantial – over 500,000 articles – and growing daily. Use not only as a reference but also as a resource for reading materials – enter most any topic and you get a nice article written in perfect Ukrainian. Most articles are at ILR 2 to 3 levels; you can also link to English language versions to facilitate and speed up comprehension and minimize use of working aids.

Advanced Resources, Media, and Dictionaries