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Lesson 22. The Imperative Mood in Russian

Like in English, verbs in Russian can be used in imperative mood. What is an imperative mood? This is a grammatical mood which is used for commands, requests, inducement to actions, and similar. Please, be quiet! is an example of … Continue reading

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Lesson 21. Possessive Pronouns in Russian

Before today we have only discussed one group of pronouns in Russian – personal pronouns. We went pretty basic. Now it is time to go a little deeper and to cover possessive pronouns. In Russian possessive pronouns correspond to each … Continue reading

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Lesson 20. Verbal Aspects in Russian Language

Today we are going to talk about a very important and a very complex topic in Russian grammar – verbal aspect. While it is not an entirely new concept for English language, in English verbal aspects are expressed by a … Continue reading

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Lesson 19. Small Talk: Family and Constructions with Genitive

Today we are going to discuss family in Russian. Family is a big part in everyone’s life and without any doubt this topic comes up in conversations every so often. Your new acquaintances will be curious to know about you … Continue reading

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Lesson 18. Small Talk: Where are you from?

The last few lessons discussed important matters of Russian grammar. Today we are going to apply everything we have learned so far and will try to strike a conversation. We already know how to properly introduce yourself, and now we … Continue reading

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Lesson 17. Future Tense in Russian

Last time we talked about Past Tense in Russian, today we are going to discuss the Future Tense. As you probably have already noticed, Russian system of tenses is a lot less complex than that of English. Similarly, Future Tense … Continue reading

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Lesson 16. Past Tense in the Russian Language

Today we are going to learn about the past tense forms and use in the Russian language. Before we proceed though I would like to go back into our lessons and see what all you remember about the present tense. … Continue reading

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Lesson 15. Adjectives in Russian Language

If you followed our lessons you know that in the last three of them we were trying to get to know more about Russian nouns and cases. This week we will go even further in our quest into the wilds … Continue reading

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Lesson 14: Nouns and Cases in Russian. Instrumental and Prepositional Cases

In the last two weeks we have been working on a complex grammar topic of Russian Cases. Again, I would like to remind you what a case is. A Case is a set of endings to indicate words’ functions and … Continue reading

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Lesson 13. Nouns and Cases in Russian. Dative and Accusative

Last week we started a new topic in our adventure of mastering Russian. If you remember we were talking about cases. Once again, a short reminder ‑ a case is a set of endings to indicate words’ functions and their … Continue reading

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