Back to School in Russian

Back to school words in RussianIt’s back to school time! If you are going back to school this season, I hope you are feeling refreshed after the long summer, and excited about your new studying term. I decided to dedicate today’s lesson to the back to school vocabulary in Russian to help you get into the season’s spirit. You’ve probably noticed that every store is preparing (or is already prepared) for the “back to school” season: tons of different notepads, colored pencils, pens, rulers, organizers are being displayed festively on the store shelves. Бери – не хочу! Read more…

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Pronunciation of Russian Vowels

Milk in RussianToday we will talk about phonetics and pronunciation. I’ve been receiving numerous requests from you to make a lesson about the pronunciation of the Russian words, and why Russian letter “o” sounds almost like Russian “a” in some words, while in other words it sounds like “o”. So, I decided to create this new lesson and clarify a few things for you. Everything is really easy, don’t worry. So, let’s quickly go over the Russian alphabet and pronunciation of the Russian vowels. Read more…

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Enjoying Mornings in Russian

Morning Words in RussianDo you like mornings? I love mornings. Even without a coffee. Personally, I think they are full of hope, promises, new starts and possibilities. Don’t you think? Of course, dreaming about all the hopes and possibilities is even better with Read more…

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Video: Types of Bread and Pastry in Russian

Bread and pastry in RussianRussian culture is known for its hospitality and rich cuisine. When welcoming guests, we always make sure to have yummy treats on the table: whether it’s a full three course dinner or a pot of tea and a pile of hot freshly-made pancakes with jam or honey. Keep reading

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The International Cat Day: About Cats in Russian

Cats in RussianAre you getting ready for tomorrow? Tomorrow, August 8th is the International Cat Day (Всемирный день кошек)! Did you know that? I’ve only learned this yesterday, and am very excited for our cute little furry friends. If you love pets, you will love this post. Whether you are going to throw a huge party for your cute kitty (or kitties) or not, it’s always a good idea to expand your vocabulary and learn some interesting kitty words in Russian.  Keep reading

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Video: 15 Easy Conversational Russian Words That Came from English

learning Russian wordsThis lesson is going to be fun and easy. Today you will learn 15 words that came to Russian from English language – Anglicisms. I’ve already written about Anglicisms earlier in my article Anglicisms in Russian Language and today we will cover a few more words that came to Russian more recently. You will love this lesson, if you don’t like memorizing new Russian words. Keep reading

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Video: Vegetables in Russian

Vegetables iconDo you like vegetables? I personally love eating healthy and enjoy cooking. I definitely eat vegetables on the daily basis: in salads, soups or serve them with meat or fish.  Vegetables provide nutrients and vitamins vital for health and maintenance of our bodies, and they taste great! I hope they are a part of your daily diet as well. Recently you’ve learned the names of the fruit and berries in Russian,  let’s talk about vegetables today. Keep reading

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