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Oh, those blue jeans!

Clothing stores still remain a terra incognita for many husbands, where dragons hide in the price tags. Russia is no exception. Let's take a stroll around a typical Russian store and find out more about cool things and their sizes.In today's grammar, we discuss adjectives and their endings again. Th...

Host: Masha, Nikita
Topic: shopping

Published: February 18, 2013

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A skirt or a belt?

Visiting a clothing store can be pretty confusing, especially if one doesn't know much about fashions. And especially if it's a Russian store, because Russian women tend to be quite unorthodox in their fashion preferences. In such cases, it's useful to know how to ask "What (the heck) is that?" In t...

Host: Masha, Nikita

Published: January 04, 2013

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Russian shuttle-bus

A minibus - called a "marshrutka" - is a number-one form of Russian above-ground public transportation. You’ll never get around it, so you’d better learn how to use it right now: Fare paid? Right house found? And by the way, we’ll also get to know some useful Russian shop names, so don’t miss it!In ...

Host: Masha, Nikita
Topic: shopping
Grammar: imperative, i_need

Published: January 02, 2013

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Open or Closed?

Whether it's on the weekend or late at night, you can always find a place in Moscow to shop or have a coffee or even get a sun-tan. It is a city that never sleeps: many places are open 24/7 – that is, unless they are closed. Sometimes quite unexpectedly. A sign at the door will usually tell you what...

Host: Masha, Nikita
Grammar: closed_for

Published: December 07, 2012

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Supermarket

Enough of the fancy restaurants! It's time to go grocery shopping. There are plenty of shops around, and our lesson will not only help you to make the right choice, but also to talk to the salespeople.In today's grammar, you'll learn to count hundreds – of rubles, of course – to round out your Russi...

Host: Masha, Nikita

Published: November 07, 2012

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Here's your change

It's check-out time, so let's finish our shopping and pay. And don't forget your change! To deal with change and paying, it's useful to learn how to count – even if for now it's only up to five....

Topic: food, shopping
Host: Masha, Nikita

Published: November 05, 2012

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Black bread

It's time to buy some groceries – did you remember the bread? And have you ever heard about "black bread"? Let's try to figure out what that might be and learn how to talk to a vendor and ask for something....

Host: Masha, Nikita
Topic: shopping

Published: October 22, 2012

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