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How To Count To 100 In Russian

How To Count To 100 In Russian

Counting in Russian isn’t all that hard. Plus, it’s pretty much the only way to defend yourself against the wrong amount of vodka shots.
How To Text Like A Millennial In 7 Other Languages

How To Text Like A Millennial In 7 Other Languages

Guess what: young people are killing and/or evolving other languages besides English!
How To Write The Date In Russian

How To Write The Date In Russian

Drilling your Russian verbs and vocab? Sooner or later, you’re gonna have to learn how to write the date in Russian, too.
How To Stall (And Instantly Sound More Fluent) In 7 Different Languages

How To Stall (And Instantly Sound More Fluent) In 7 Different Languages

Like. Umm. Ah. Filler words aren’t just there to make you sound clumsy. They’re also an important part of natural speech, and they can help you sound more fluent in another language.
How To Host The Perfect Russian Dinner Party

How To Host The Perfect Russian Dinner Party

Vodka can’t carry this one alone, so you better come prepared with plenty of hearty Russian food too.
The Sundry Sounds Of Onomatopoeia In Different Languages

The Sundry Sounds Of Onomatopoeia In Different Languages

Just about every language contains words that sound exactly like what they mean. And they’re often quite cute.
The Tale Of The Polyglot Pushkin

The Tale Of The Polyglot Pushkin

Pushkin is widely credited as the founder of the modern Russian literary language — but he spoke as many as 15 others.
4 Russian Words That Don’t Mean What You Think They Do

4 Russian Words That Don’t Mean What You Think They Do

These aren’t your typical loan words. Here are a few words and phrases inspired by foreign languages (but with totally different meanings in Russian).
16 Colorful Idioms That’ll Sell You On The Russian Language

16 Colorful Idioms That’ll Sell You On The Russian Language

In Mother Russia, wacky idiom eat you. Here are some funny Russian phrases for current and would-be language learners.
8 Russian Words We Should Be Using In English

8 Russian Words We Should Be Using In English

Russian is hard, rough and ugly — so say the outdated clichés. In reality, the Russian language offers many beautiful words. Discover some of them here.