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There are 17 item(s) tagged with the keyword "russian language".

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1. Dumb and Dumber

In Russian, as in English, it isn’t nice to call someone “stupid.” But sometimes you just have to say it.

Tags: russian language, colloquial
2. A Russophile Picks St. Petersburg

An American expat in Russia talks community, Russophilia, and making a life for yourself as a foreigner.

Tags: tea, ships, immigration, russian language, life abroad, expats, russophiles, tourism
3. Five Russian Words You May Be Misusing

The good news is that if you don't already speak Russian, you probably already know a few words in the language! The bad news is that you've also probably been using these words wrong.

Tags: kasha, bliny, gulag, babushka, english, translation, russian language, language, blog
4. Change Your Default Mouth Position

Dr. Kimberly DiMattia, known to her Russian students as Kira, has a range of offerings for anyone who wants to "move the needle" on their pronunciation.

Tags: master class, teaching, language, russian language, pronunciation
5. The Hunt for Movie Russian

"Kakov nipudt pakaru!" The classic 1990 movie Hunt for Red October had a $30 million budget. Apparently none of that went towards Russian language coaches.

Tags: grammar, russian language, movies, cold war, film, humor
6. Russian Grammar Strikes Again

Russian grammar is tough, even for the Russians that make official constitutional-referendum ballots.

Tags: politics, elections, humor, language, russian language
7. Even Russians Make Typos

School certificates in the city of Tolyatti were declared void due to spelling errors.

Tags: Urals, schools, russian language, education
8. Reflecting on Russian: Tips from a Seven-Year Veteran

A few insights to help you make it through Russian 101, from someone who's got a little experience.

Tags: school, education, language, russian language, russian
9. Statistics

Bits of data that offer insights into trends and events in Russia.

Tags: russian language, philanthropy, children, statistics
10. "Yo" is for Yolka

Pie not in the sky, vampires against anti-vaxxers, cooks for cats… not to mention self-improvement in advance of the New Year

Tags: cat, health, pilot, putin, vampires, recycling, tourism, school, Moscow, alcohol, trees, New Year, holidays, russian language

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