Weddings in Russia so much more than just getting the bride down the aisle. It can be two-day long event packed with unusual and quirky traditions, from kidnapping to drinking out of shoes to customary party games. The most weird Russian wedding traditions: 1 ) To pay a ransom fo the bride. Before to get… Continue reading Learn Russian | Russian wedding traditions.
Many Russians have achieved tremendous success in various fields (in science, in economics, in sports). Today I want to write about the “hero” of modern Russia. A Russian mixed martial artist Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov best known for his record of longest unbeaten record of 27 wins in mixed martial arts (MMA). He was born on… Continue reading Learn Russian | Meet Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov
You might think, education is everywhere the same, may be it is. But in this article I would like to point some differences between Russian schools and schools in other countries. For every Russian pupil 1st of September is not just 1st day of Autumn its Knowledge Day and the First Bell. It’s solemn, it’s… Continue reading Learn Russian | Differences between Russian and American schools
Two things Russian people are well known for : Vodka and Tea. Leaving coffee and cocktails to Western Europe, Russians are experts in producing and selecting vodka and unstoppable in their incessant consumption of tea. An extremely significant part of Russian culture is tea. It warms you up, wakes you up, and is nice after… Continue reading Learn about Russian culture | Tea ceremony.
Probably everyone considers their national dishes the most delicious and I am not exception. I think Russian food is delicious and I can prove it. Traditionally no lunch is complete without soup. The most famous soups are: Borscht, Solyanka, Okroshka, Shchi. Borscht is made of beets, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, spring onions, garlic, and tomatoes and… Continue reading Learn Russian. Eat like Russian!
Around 265 million people speak Russian, and it is especially popular in 17 countries besides Russia Russian is the official language of Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, and it’s considered an unofficial lingua franca in Ukraine and many former Soviet countries. These include Azerbaijan, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Many Russian speaking immigrants live… Continue reading Learn Russian. What countries speak Russian?
When you learn Russian, you also learn Russian culture. When you interact with another language, it means that you are also interacting with the culture that speaks the language.Learning Russian language, does not only involves learning its alphabet, the word arrangement and the rules of grammar, but also learning about the specific society's customs and… Continue reading What is the relationship between Russian language and Russian culture?
Learning vocabulary is a very important part of learning any language. The more words you know, the more you will be able to understand what you hear and read; and the better you will be able to say what you want to when speaking or writing. So many videos on YouTube and articles on Internet… Continue reading How to learn 100 Russian words a day?
“These letters are so strange and frightening at the same time. And the way they sound reminding me of the buzzing of a fly tangled in a web. I got confused among the cases, suffixes and prefixes like that fly in the web”. I have heard such complaints millions of times (of course said less… Continue reading Why is Russian so hard to learn?