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There are 29 item(s) tagged with the keyword "language".

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21. What Did He Say?

Donald Trump sounds very different in English and in Russian. We investigate the why, and it's huge!

Tags: media, language, trump
22. A Baker's Dozen of Translation and Language Resources

Whether you are a budding translator of Russian-English texts, are reading Russian literature in the original, or just want to improve your Russian, there are countless resources waiting for you on the internet. Here's our list of the best...

Tags: russian, language
By Paul E. Richardson
23. Why Don't Russians Smile?

It is a common trope that Russians never smile. Which of course is interpreted to mean they are unfriendly, gloomy, sullen – positively Dostoyevskian. This, of course, is a complete misreading of body language and cultural norms.

Tags: culture, language, communication, humor
24. Happy Translation Day

In honor of International Translation Day (September 30), we demonstrate rather graphically the value of having a good, human translator.

Tags: language, translation, Russian
By Paul E. Richardson
25. Checking in with Russian Bloggers

What has the Russian side of the internet been up to lately? Enjoying nature, getting a new angle on familiar things, and going at everything with a healthy sense of humor.

Tags: russia, internet, humor, language, nature, Instagram, russian architecture, photographs, photography, blog
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
26. 9 Ways to Brush up Your Russian

It's back to school time! Has your college Russian gotten a bit rusty? Looking for some fun, useful, but most important effective ways to brush up on your Russian? The internet is here to help! 

Tags: language, russian
By Paul E. Richardson
27. At the Circus

This wonderful novella by Alexander Kuprin tells the story of the wrestler Arbuzov and his battle against a renowned American wrestler. Rich in detail and characterization, At the Circus brims with excitement and life. You can smell the sawdust in the big top, see the vivid and colorful characters, sense the tension build as Arbuzov readies to face off against the American.

Tags: language, bilingual, kuprin
28. US News & World Report: Learn Russian!

US News and World Report recommends: "Why not get ahead of the geopolitical curve and study Russian?"

Tags: russian, language
By Paul E. Richardson
29. Studying Russian Outside the Capitals

Some reasons to consider studying Russian outside Moscow and St. Petersburg, with a listing of schools and their programs in provincial cities.

Tags: language, study, provinces

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