Russian summer

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Last month I was in Nizhny Novgorod, in a language program called “Russian Summer”. Before the program, I wasn’t sure it would all fall into place, so I didn’t say much about it here. Then it was happening, and everything … Read More

Russian book haul

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Confession time. I’ve never really read a book in Russian. This sends my husband into a tailspin. “Reading is the best way to learn! It’s how I learned English.” He moved to the US when he was 18 and pretty … Read More

Russian TV shows

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Most people want to cut down on the amount of TV they watch, but I think that increasing TV time can be good when you’re studying a language. We can’t speak with native speakers / study grammar all the time, … Read More

Russian student slang

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Привет из Нижнего Новгорода! It’s very strange to be a student again, and a student living in a Russian dormitory at that. One of the biggest adjustments? The language! I know Russian well enough, but I don’t know “student” Russian. … Read More

Memes about drinking

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  If you travel to Russia or hang with Russians, it’s almost inevitable. Sooner or later, the alcohol / tea comes out. Let’s take a look at some of the vocab that goes along with those pastimes.   What to … Read More

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