Beginning a new year is a magical time full of a hopes and plans for the future. It’s a perfect time to set your goals. It’s perfect time to challenge yourself and do something out of your comfort zone.Here are couple of ideas on how you can challenge yourself in coming year. To wake up… Continue reading Learn Russian | Set your goals for 2020
If you decided to learn Russian language, the alphabet seen as the first and unavoidable step in learning language. Knowing the alphabet, even better to say knowing the sounds that the letters correspond to is very important. It’s your ticket to reading Russian, and knowing how to read Russian is very important in mastering spoken… Continue reading Learn Russian | Start with the Russian Alphabet
Since childhood, I heard from my grandmother “Do not whistle at home!” otherwise there will be no money. When I was saying too much when sharing good news, I could hear “Knock on wood”. When I was little, I was sure that all these superstitions were the rules of life and all should follow them.… Continue reading Learn Russian | 10 common Russian superstitions.
Many people who started to learn Russian get confused in situations when you need to use “you” (ты) as an informal form of appeal or “YOU” (Вы) as formal form of appeal. Until 18th century, in Russian language, pronoun “you” was used without distinction of ages, estates and relations between people. After the reforms of… Continue reading Learn Russian | What’s the difference between “you” (ты) and “You” (Вы)?
He has been called the king of futuristic calligraphy at the age of 26. His name is in the Guinness Book of Records, and his works cost several thousand dollars and are exhibited in the best galleries around the world. Today, global brands are lining up to create joint projects with him. Pokras Lampas from… Continue reading Learn Russian | Artist of modern Russia Pokras Lampas
When the rest of the world is getting ready for Christmas: decorating Christmas tree, buying presents and waiting for Santa, russians are preparing for New Year with the same anticipation. The roots of these differences go deep into the history of Russia. When Vladimir the Great accepted Christianity for himself and for his subjects, Christmas… Continue reading Learn Russian | Why Christmas is not a major holiday in Russian speaking countries?
The most common phrase we use is Я тебя люблю. Literal translation is I love you. Sometimes the words I love you can fall short of what you actually want to say. Then we can say Я тебя обoжаю. Means I adore you. Or you can say Люблю тебя всем сердцем. What means I love you… Continue reading Learn Russian | How to say I love you in Russian
The thing with learning Russian or with any goal or desire we have in life, is that we spend a lot of time thinking about what we want and talking about what we want, but way less time actually doing anything to get us towards that goal. So, it’s very important to go straight to the point. If you decided… Continue reading Learn Russian | What to start with?
Nowadays we all know how important is to train your body, that we need to exercise for our heart health, we need to swimmer our spine, we need to do squats for nice picture for instagram. Very often while following fashion, we forgot about our brain. Everybody knows that with age our memory is getting… Continue reading Train your brain like your body | Learn Russian
Each nation has its own characteristics. Russian speaking people have numerous amount of unique characteristics. Disputes for any reason. Russian people like to argue, for us its not the way to find a truth it’s more like a mental exercise. Very often, those who argue forget the original topic of the dispute, lose the thread… Continue reading Learn Russian | 10 Russian habits