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At the market

Today, we're going to buy some fresh fruit at the market. While the character in our dialog doesn't seem to know what he wants to buy, it's still a good chance for us to learn some useful expressions and measures.In today's grammar, we continue to discuss adjectives and their various endings....

Topic: food, market
Host: Masha, Nikita

Published: February 13, 2013

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What's for breakfast?

Feeding a kid is never easy, and in Russia it can be a real challenge. Russian kids usually hate traditional Russian kids' meals like porridge and soup. Let's try these dishes, too – maybe they are not as bad as we Russians thought as children.While tasting, we'll learn how to say "for breakfast/lun...

Topic: food
Host: Masha, Nikita
Grammar: for_breakfast

Published: December 10, 2012

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A too-helpful waitress

"At your service!" In today's dialog, the waitress is trying a bit too hard to be helpful: Taking your orders is one thing, but deciding them for you? No, thanks! Check out our lesson to learn how to be your own man – or woman – in a Russian restaurant. Today's grammar will show you the right word f...

Host: Masha, Nikita
Function: making_an_order

Published: November 16, 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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Untranslatable Russian Cuisine

Have you ever heard of borsch? Or okroshka? Today's lesson will help you to get through some delicious mysteries of Russian cuisine and lead you to the best restaurants where they are found. In today's grammar, you'll learn how to ask about the meaning of a word you don't understand or know, and als...

Host: Masha, Nikita
Function: making_an_order

Published: October 10, 2012

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Tea or coffee?

Would you like tea or coffee? This dilemma awaits you not only in cafés, but also at meetings – like in our dialog. After this lesson, you'll have no problems in either ordering tea or coffee, or offering it to others. In addition, we'll get to know different kinds of tea in Russia and have a look a...

Function: colors
Host: Masha, Nikita

Published: September 24, 2012

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It's only us here!

It's time to visit a Russian restaurant! Is there one in the vicinity? No problem if you're in Moscow – and quite a chore in a small provincial town.  And how do we order? In this lesson, you will learn how to order food in Russian, find out about different types of typical Russian eateries and get ...

Host: Masha, Nikita

Published: September 24, 2012

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