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1. Spelling Out the Rules

Bad news for Russian language students: it looks like there might soon be some new spelling rules to memorize. 

 

Tags: writing, education, grammar, spelling, russian language, language
2. Calling Everyone Whose Russian Pronunciation Stinks

Join Russian Pronunciation Week!

Tags: language, russian language, holidays, pronunciation, learning, teaching
3. Dumb and Dumber

In Russian, as in English, it isn’t nice to call someone “stupid.” But sometimes you just have to say it.

Tags: russian language, colloquial
4. A Russophile Picks St. Petersburg

An American expat in Russia talks community, Russophilia, and making a life for yourself as a foreigner.

Tags: tea, ships, immigration, russian language, life abroad, expats, russophiles, tourism
5. Five Russian Words You May Be Misusing

The good news is that if you don't already speak Russian, you probably already know a few words in the language! The bad news is that you've also probably been using these words wrong.

Tags: kasha, bliny, gulag, babushka, english, translation, russian language, language, blog
6. 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
7. The Hunt for Movie Russian

"Kakov nipudt pakaru!" The classic 1990 movie Hunt for Red October had a $30 million budget. Apparently none of that went towards Russian language coaches.

Tags: grammar, russian language, movies, cold war, film, humor
8. 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
9. Even Russians Make Typos

School certificates in the city of Tolyatti were declared void due to spelling errors.

Tags: Urals, schools, russian language, education
10. Reflecting on Russian: Tips from a Seven-Year Veteran

A few insights to help you make it through Russian 101, from someone who's got a little experience.

Tags: school, education, language, russian language, russian

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