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Russian greetings and how to introduce yourself

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There are formal and informal forms in Russian language. The formal one you can use when you speak to the people older than you or someone you don’t know.   The example of the formal dialogue : Здравствуйте! (Hi!) Здравствуйте. (Hi) Как у Вас дела? (How are you?) Хорошо, спасибо, а у Вас? ( I […]

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List of things Russian learners find surprising

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List of things Russian learners find surprising Every year more and more people all over the world start an exciting journey of learning Russian. That’s why I have put together a list of things Russian learners often find surprising or confusing, with explanations. 1) Forget about Soviet stereotypes! Russians almost never call each other товарищ […]

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The best way to memorize new words

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http://juliyaslanguages.wordpress.com/new-words-by-email/ Do you find it hard to remember new words in Russian or Ukrainian? But the vocabulary is very important part of every language. I use this method to memorize new words for a long time, I want to offer you a daily newsletter of new words (6 words) every day, which will be easy […]

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Изучение русского языка

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Если у вас хороший уровень русского языка, для его усовершенствования я могу посоветовать несколько молодёжных и семейных сериалов (субтитров в интернете я не нашла). Серии по 20 минут, и комедийный и интересный сюжет не заставит вас заскучать. Хочу дать очень краткое описание каждого из них . If you have a good level of Russian language […]

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Introduction to Russian Alphabet

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Russian is a Slavic language which uses the Cyrillic alphabet. Initially it looks very difficult, however it’s not as hard as it looks after you study it for a while as most of the sounds are similar to those found in English with a few exceptions. For example, the letter Р which is pronounced like […]