Learning New Russian Words: Traveling

Traveling in RussianDon’t you love traveling? I do. Я очень люблю путешествовать. А вы? (I love traveling very much. And you?) Summer time is vacation time. It’s time to travel and explore different places and try new things. Are you planning on taking your vacation in summer? I’ve already taken mine. In fact, I’m on vacation right now: visiting a friend in London (although, while in England I should probably say “on holidays” :) ). There is so much to see and to do here!  Keep reading

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How to Become a Confident Russian Speaker

language students Let me guess: you’ve been learning Russian for a while now, but speaking with native Russian speakers still seems very intimidating. Please don’t worry, there are steps you can take to feel more confident speaking Russian. Keep reading

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10 Romantic Phrases from the Romantic Russian Video Course

happy coupleLove is in the air again. I love Valentines’ Day! Wouldn’t you agree with me that love is absolutely worth celebrating? Love the way it is, in its all forms, shapes and sizes, happy and not so much. Love that heals and understands. Love that is very personal, very sweet, and very kind. Love that accepts you for who you are unconditionally. It soothes you. It inspires you. It helps you grow. Keep reading

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Russian Video Lesson: Fruits and Berries in Russian

fruits and berries in RussianDo you love fruit and berries? I personally love them! They are delicious, sweet and very good for you. In today’s lesson we will discuss the names of different types of fruit and berries in Russian. Keep reading

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20 Words & Expressions from the Conversational Russian Video Course

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I was laughing to tears.

In my previous post I shared my own story that inspired me to create my Conversational Russian video course. Today I’d like to share 20 words and expressions from the course.

Conversational Russian video course was created to help Russian language learners who already have some basic, intermediate or even Keep reading

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The Story behind the Conversational Russian Video Course


Me skating in London, Christmas 2005

It’s been quite a few months since my last post. Now that I started typing up this article, I realize how much I’ve missed writing! I love writing. This was one of the reasons why I started my own blog: writing, combining ideas on paper (well, in this case in a Word document on my laptop) and creating something interesting and unique. You might have noticed that I haven’t been writing much lately. This is because for the last few months I have been working hard on creating my two new video courses: Conversational Russian and Russian for Beginners. Read My Story

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Video: First Conjugation Verbs Завтракать, Обедать, Ужинать.

Image by Matt Biddulph on Flickr

Image by Matt Biddulph on Flickr

In the previous lessons you’ve learned how to conjugate Russian first and second conjugation verbs. Let’s talk about the first conjugation verbs some more today and learn how to conjugate three very important Russian verbs завтракать (to have breakfast), обедать (to have lunch) and ужинать (to have dinner). Watch the video

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