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There are 45 item(s) tagged with the keyword "language".

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1. Change Your Default Mouth Position

Dr. Kimberly DiMattia, known to her Russian students as Kira, has a range of offerings for anyone who wants to "move the needle" on their pronunciation.

Tags: master class, teaching, language, russian language, pronunciation
2. Dealing with Stress

How a little bit of stress in the wrong place and turn writing into urination.

Tags: language, stress, colloquial
3. Стой там, иди сюда!

Stand there, come over here! Our language page looks at where things stand.

Tags: colloquial, slang, language
4. 2020 in Words

2020 will surely go down in Russian history as one of the most word-productive years since the changes of 1917 and 1992.

Tags: language
5. Cussing Stats

New research uncovers Russians' attitudes towards swearing.

Tags: social issues, study, statistics, language
6. Good English

Russia came in 41st in an annual ranking of countries by English proficiency.

Tags: education, Internet, statistics, language
7. Leap Year Language

Superstitious Russians — 99 percent of my acquaintances — believe that any високосный год (leap year) is an unlucky year. I scoffed until 2020.

Tags: language, calendar
8. Feminist Titles

The Russian language codifies gender inequality through, among other things, misogynistic proverbs, and far from neutral job titles. What is to be done?

Tags: work, language, feminism, women
9. Russian Grammar Strikes Again

Russian grammar is tough, even for the Russians that make official constitutional-referendum ballots.

Tags: politics, elections, humor, language, russian language
10. The Year of the Crown

As the коронавирусная пандемия (the coronavirus pandemic) still affects just about every aspect of our lives, it has, of course, been changing the way we speak.

Tags: coronavirus, language, health care, health

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