Russian Roundup – June 2017
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How did you do with your language goals in June? Did you finish everything you wanted to? Are you where you hoped you’d be halfway through the year? I’m changing up some of my study habits this summer. My husband … Read More

Russian Roundup- May 2017
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How do you usually feel as a new month approaches? Are you excited and ready to improve your Russian… and then life gets in the way? Here’s a little insurance you can take out- sign up for my monthly newsletter and … Read More

Russian Roundup- April 2017
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April was a really good month for learning Russian! One weekend, my husband and I went to a tulip festival that was packed with people and languages. We heard lots of Russian speakers there and even met some in the parking … Read More

Russian Roundup- March 2016
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  Wait just a minute. Before you get into this post, tell me- как прошёл твой день? If today has been a rather long day for you, here’s an idea:   On to the post!   Что нового The One Word … Read More

Russian Roundup- February 2017
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In lieu of studying Russian, I’ve been amassing an army of matryoshki. Here’s one of the newest additions- My mom sewed this cool apron and a matching set of matryoshki dish towels as a birthday gift. She knows me too … Read More

Russian Roundup- January 2017
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  This is my husband’s desk. None of his coworkers know what приходите завтра means (come back tomorrow), but I think he gets a kick out of the sign. 😉 This was actually a pretty good month for studying Russian, but … Read More

Russian Roundup- December 2016
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  Is it even possible to get much done in a December? It’s more like 30 solid days of panicking (end of the year deadlines, anyone?), planning (Next year I will…), and partying. I hope your December hasn’t been too … Read More

Russian Roundup – November 2016
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  My heart got back into language learning this month! For the first two weeks of the month, I was in Nicaragua, where cops drive Ladas and there’s more going on with Russia than you might think, like this new … Read More

Russian Roundup – October 2016
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November, ура! Here are some interesting finds from October- hope you enjoy them!   Read Писательница Агата Кристи: о путешествиях, поездах и большом счастье. Иностранка в русском аду. (Or, the unpleasant experience of an Icelander in a Russian hospital.) Can you tell … Read More

Russian Roundup- September 2016
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Happy end-of-September! 🙂 This month I worked on two consistent habits in the name of Russian studies. The first: speaking Russian every day with my husband. Most days it’s a tiny interaction, but once we kept up a conversation while walking … Read More

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