The Russian participles have gender, number, case, voice, tense and aspect. Doesn’t it sound exciting? You can avoid them in everyday speech. But you can’t avoid them in Russian texts. Russian writers are big lovers of participles and gerunds indeed.Continue reading… How to use Russian participles? Examples with film titles translation.
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Did you know that the words “морж” (walrus), “ватрушка” (cheesecake), “переобуваться” (to change one’s shoes), “прикуривать” (to get a light from cigarette) have gained new meanings in the Siberian winter? Check how well you know Siberian winter in a quiz.Continue reading… A quiz to check your knwoledge of the Siberian Winter
Learning Russian is learning how to be an actor, a musician. It’s more art than science. Russian is a musical language. So put away your grammar books for a while to master Russian intonation. Have fun with it. You need toContinue reading… How Russian intonation changes the meaning: 30+ audio examples
This is a good way to learn new vocabulary and phrases. Just find the songs that you like and learn them. It’s easier to learn something that you like. It’s autumn now in Russia. These are 5 Russian recommended toContinue reading… Learn Russian through music – 5 autumn songs
Russian words with multiple meanings Боле́ть – 1. To be ill 2. To worry about somebody’s failures and successes Боле́ть за Россию Бить – To flow with force (Вода бьёт ключо́м) 2. To strike Вари́ть – 1. To boil, toContinue reading… Russian words with multiple meanings
Speaking about citizenship and nationalities is sometimes tricky in Russian because you need to be careful with suffixes and gender endings. Some of the words sound a little strange in Russian, so you can just use the expression “житель Ирака” orContinue reading… The Full list of Countries and Nationalities in Russian
There are too many free Russian on-line recourses, aren’t there? But your progress in learning will be slow until you don’t know the correct sequence of learning. The guide will help you to achieve your learning goals in a shortestContinue reading… A Beginner’s Guide for self learning Russian
At the beginning you don’t need to know everything about the prepositional case. Just learn how to speak about location. It’s easy and you will be able to speak Russian!
Do you know what stands between you and speaking good Russian? This is not the Cyrillic alphabet, not the phonetics and not the vocabulary. Yes, you’ve guessed it right “The six Russian cases”. When learning Russian you can’t avoid them,Continue reading… The System for learning the Russian Cases