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- Every language uses interjections. And it should come as no surprise that a rich language like Russian is rich with fun interjections.
- There are many differences between Russian and Polish but there's no denying that knowing Russian gives a huge head start with Polish.
- It's nice to appreciate the beauty or the fascination a language provides, but that's a lousy reason to learn.
- There are two characters in the Russian alphabet that will leave you perplexed for a long time as you take on the challenge of this new language: the soft sign (ь) and the hard sign (ъ).
- In a nut-shell, Russian vowel reduction describes the way in which unstressed vowels are pronounced with less phonetic clarity than stressed vowels.
- Each language feels different when it hits your ear, and feels strange as it exits your mouth — often leaving your tongue twisted into a new, uncomfortable shape.
- Recently, one of my Russian friends pointed out to me that I had used зачем incorrectly, and that these two words are most definitely not interchangeable.
- Unlike English, where we have several prepositions to make distinctions about locations, Russian primarily uses only two. It's often confusing, and seemingly arbitrary, choosing between в and на.
- The Russian alphabet is easy. Today, I'd like to show everyone how easy it is to learn the Russian alphabet and understand what you read.
- Today I want to share the amazing formula with which Russian verbs become perfective or imperfective.
- Unlike the rag-tag collection of prefixes in the English language, the Russian prefixes are complete and clear, and rather well-defined.
- When learning the days of the week, I find it helpful to understand where the names come from. In Russian, this ended up being super-easy!
- The English language uses the verb 'to be' for almost everything, but the Russian language almost doesn't use it at all.