Russian Roundup – May 2018
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Here’s something unusual: our local symphony is preparing for a Tchaikovsky v. Drake concert. (The concert’s disclaimer reads Neither Tchaikovsky nor Drake will perform at this concert.) Aside from that info, I don’t have many internet links to share with you … Read More

Russian Roundup – April 2018
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It’s spring here and everyone seems to be traveling or making travel plans! One friend is headed to Ukraine this summer. I gathered up a bunch of old grivnas to send with her. Don’t you love the colors of these … Read More

Russian Roundup – March 2018
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Happy April! 🙂 This March I dove into a big book of Russian word searches- And I spent my weekends at a TEFL training course that included 2 Russian speakers: a woman from my husband’s hometown and a woman from … Read More

Russian Roundup – February 2018
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Привет! How was your February? Were you in language learning hibernation (here’s an interesting post on that) or did you hit the books? February was an unusual month for me. D and I went away on a yoga retreat that … Read More

Russian Roundup – January 2018
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This month I only sat down and studied Russian once. Just once. That means it should be a piece of cake to study twice as much next month, right? 😉 Studying aside, I tried to bring the language into my … Read More

Russian Roundup – December 2017
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It’s almost time for another Новый год! 😀 How will you celebrate?   In the meantime, here’s your quick Russian roundup for December… 5 interesting links for Russian learners Looking for a travelogue to add to your 2018 reading list? Review: … Read More

Russian Roundup – November 2017
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Look what I found in the middle of an old sci-fi book! November was a lot like this… long stretches of regular life stuff and then bam! something totally random in Russian, usually a translation task. This month I had … Read More

Russian Roundup – October 2017
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This month I have just one link for you, but it’s a great one! If you find yourself stuck inside on a rainy weekend or taking a sick day, here’s your next show to bingewatch: Бедные люди. I don’t think … Read More

Russian Roundup – September 2017
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Even though I didn’t set any language goals for September, it was still a decent month for learning Russian. I worked on 6 translations, including several for a new agency. Елена Н. called me on Skype 7 times, so that … Read More

Russian Roundup – August 2017
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August fried my brain, you guys. I don’t know what happened. Maybe I looked too long at the eclipse? My thinking is as hazy as the skies here (lots of local wildfires). Most of the language stuff I did this … Read More

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