English Phrasal Verbs Translated to Russian

By | August 22nd, 2017|Beginner, Grammar, Videoblog|

Hi guys, In this video I ask my Russian students to translate a few English phrasal verbs for me to Russian. Phrasal Verbs - List come up with something - придумывать work out - тренироваться calm down - успокоиться get up -  вставать hold on - подождать go out -  встречаться give up [...]

Learn Russian in the Forest Picking Berries

By | August 14th, 2017|Beginner, Videoblog, Vocabulary|

Yesterday I spent the whole day in the forest on the outskirts of St. Petersburg picking berries and mushrooms. Well, I didn't manage to find not even one proper edible mushroom but anyway. In this video you will see three popular types of berries that Russian love to gather in the forest. I'm talking about [...]

Prepositional Case in -У for Masculine Nouns

By | August 10th, 2017|Grammar, Learn Russian through songs|

Today's lesson is about certain nouns that take the prepositional case in -у.   Some masculine nouns, mostly one syllable nouns, take the ending -у in the prepositional case after the prepositions в and на. For example, in the forest - в лесу (лес becomes лесу) Я живу в лесу. - I live in [...]

They teach me the Cases on the street again

By | July 31st, 2017|Grammar, Videoblog|

Привет, I had to do some boring computer work this morning but the sunny weather changed my plans. I grabbed my book Какой падеж? Какой предлог? (Which Case - Which Preposition) and started reading outside. Russian Cases are not easy you know. I decided to ask people to help me. Complete List of examples follows [...]

Emotions in Russian

By | July 29th, 2017|Videoblog, Vocabulary|

Today I asked my students Igor and Oleg to translate English words that describe emotions and personality characteristics. Enjoy the Video! Words that appear in this video независимый - independent агрессивный - aggressive чувствительный - sensitive испорченный - spoiled тревожный - anxious очаровательный - charming разумный - sensible непослушный - naughty, rebellious общительный [...]

Russian Soul – Videoblog in St. Petersburg

By | July 27th, 2017|Videoblog|

Всем привет! It was a beautiful sunny day today in St. Petersburg! I was walking along my favourite street in the centre, Фурштатская улица. I often see elderly people sit on the benches along this street. I had this idea to ask them what is Русская душа - Russian soul. Enjoy the video! Angelos [...]

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