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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. Мафия рулит! (или Итальянский в России)

In this issue's language page, we look at the influence that Italian has had on the Russian language.

Tags: foreign agents, language, italian
3. Calling Everyone Whose Russian Pronunciation Stinks

Join Russian Pronunciation Week!

Tags: language, russian language, holidays, pronunciation, learning, teaching
4. From Germany with Love

In which our language insert looks at Russian words with German roots.

Tags: language, germany
5. A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall

These days, unfortunately, we all need to become familiar with the terminology for extreme weather and climate change, if only to know when we should dash into the basement or pack up and run.

Tags: language, weather
6. "А знаешь, всё ещё будет!"

A poetic song about optimism is this issue's language study section.

Tags: music, language, film
7. 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
8. 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
9. Dealing with Stress

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

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

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

Tags: colloquial, slang, language

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