basic russian

Russian slang, colloquial vocabulary: фигня, хрень, на фиг, блин, клёво, похрен etc

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In this video Vlad and I are talking about the Russian slang vocabulary, giving you some examples connected with the words themselves and the way they can be pronounced. It is a very useful video for those who are planning to visit Russia!
Study English and Russian weekly!
 

Russian Instrumental case - functions, forms, творительный падеж в русском

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It's time we talked about the instrumental case! It is the fifth case in the Russian case system and it is used quite often in the Russian language so we need to know it quite well. There is an exercise at the end so be patient and make sure to do it!
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Russian present tense - настоящее время в русском языке

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In Russian there is just one Present Tense and it is extremely convenient, so that's why learning how and when to use it is so important! In this class I will give you general information!
Study English and Russian weekly!
 

Russian word order and inversion, порядок слов в русском и инверсия

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In this video Vera and I will tell you about the word order and inversion in the Russian language! It is very important as in this respect Russian differs from English drammatically, so just me all ears!
Study English and Russian weekly!
 

Russian cases: Accusative case - винительный падеж, russian grammar

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The fifth lesson, devoted to Russian cases! Accusative is very important as it is used for almost all direct objects! Let's continue studying Russian cases and mastering Russian grammar!
Study Russian and English weekly with Antonia Romaker!
 

Russian imperative mood, повелительное наклонение - part 2

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This is part 2 of 'Russian Imperative mood', here we will talk about a couple of more ways to ask somebody to do something for you. In addition we will practise this topic, so let's get started!
Study Russian and English weekly ;)
 
 

English vs Russian - Women's day, sweet names, sayings about women, восьмое марта

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Happy Women's Day! My friend Jacob will help me to tell you a little about different sweet names you can use to call your lover or you mom and sis. We will also talk about sayings in English and in Russian about women. It will be fun!!!
Study Russian and English weekly ;)
 

Russian imperative mood, повелительное наклонение - part 1

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Knowing how to use imperative in a language is very important, as when you need help you should be able to ask for it. So let's study this essential topic. There will be two parts and in the second part we'll practise more!
Study Russian and English weekly ;)
 

Russian - perfective and imperfective verbs, aspect - совершенный и несовершенный вид глаголы

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In this video we will start learning the difference between perfective and imperfective - what is the basic logic, how they are formed, how they are used in different tenses etc. It's an essential topic in Russian Grammar!
 

#73 Russian Grammar - 3rd declension, nouns, cases, numbers

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And at last we have an opportunity to study the third declension of Russian nouns! Within this lesson we will talk about what nouns are included into this category, how they change their forms and also focus on some specifics. Time for some Russian grammar!
 
English - every Monday! Russian - every Wednesday!
 

#72 Russian vocabulary and grammar - dates, what's the date: 12.11.2015; on the first of January

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Imagine that you asked out a Russian girl, but you can't say when you wanna meet her - on what day?... That would be a disaster! In order for this not to happen you know what you should do - viel Spaß!  :)
English - every Monday! Russian - every Wednesday!
 

#71 Russian ordinal numerals 2 - first, second, twentieth... - первый, второй, двадцатый...

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The first kiss, the second grade, the third place... so many things we need to count and give numbers to! So let's continue studying Russian ordinals! This time we'll start from 20 and go up to billions!
English - every Monday! Russian - every Wednesday!
 

№83 English and Russian vocabulary: Halloween - afraid, scared, terrified, horrified, frightened...

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There is a typing error - break into cold sweAt
 
Welcome to Halloween English! In this class I will teach you some scary English and Russian phrases :) and also teach you the difference between the words: afraid, scared, horrified, terrified, frightened!
 

#70 Russian grammar - Dative case: give, help, need, I am 18, I am cold...

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In this video lesson I will talk about the Dative case of the Russian language. First we'll surf through the situations in which we are supposed to use this case and then see how words change their forms when they are put in Dative!
 

#69 Russian alphabet: letter Ё, vowel - Ё моё!

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The russian letter 'Ё' is a little bit specific, that's why I have decided to devote a whole class to it today! Sometimes it can be written as 'Е', that is without the dots, but the pronunciation does not change. How cen we know? When does Е actually mean Ё? Let's find out!
English - every Monday! Russian - every Wednesday!
 
 
The text at the end of the class:
 
Петр был очень смышленым молодым человеком. Однажды он брел по темной улице и неожиданно остановился. На дороге сидел черный котенок. Что делать? Студент взял котенка домой, зверек оказался веселым и добрым, так что Петр не пожалел, что принес его в свой теплый дом. К тому же за окном уже было холодно, лужи превратились в лед.

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