Two days until summer! The parks reopened last Sunday and now we’re allowed outside for walks and exercise. Tbh, there were plenty of people doing it before but now there isn’t a risk of getting fined.
The new thing: masks.
They’ve been “mandatory” in public places for several weeks now… I say “mandatory” because there are always (always!) some shoppers without masks. Maybe this is why:
We tried a grocery delivery service yesterday for the first time. Definitely switching to this! And I actually used more Russian than I normally would going to the grocery store: typing in items to search for them, reading the descriptions, navigating through checkout. Here’s a look at the process of using sbermarket:
You can even get Aeroflot bonus miles at checkout!
In terms of studying this month…. not much happened. I’m in the final chapter of Shapka, Babushka, Kefir. Also, I finally watched the film (НЕ)идеальный мужчина and it. was. awful. You probably saw that coming.
To the roundup!
Here’s an overview of Russia’s Formula for Coronavirus Easing.
Фразеологизмы с “сердце”. I had no idea there were so many!
What is one thing you did this month to improve your Russian? What are your language goals for June? Leave me a comment below!