Uncategorized · Vocabulary

Погода (Weather)

The weather (пого́да) is a very important aspect of our everyday lives. You have to know what the weather is doing or will be doing in order to plan certain activities. It’s also a very basic category to add to your vocabulary. If you don’t know the vocabulary words related to weather, you are going… Continue reading Погода (Weather)


Word of the Day – книга

кни́га [ˈknʲigə] (feminine noun) book кни́га


Word of the Day – автобус

авто́бус [ɐfˈtobʊs] (masculine noun) bus авто́бус


Word of the Day – плакат

плака́т [plɐˈkat] (masculine noun) 1. poster, placard, bill   2. broadsheet сове́тский пропаганди́стский плака́тSoviet propaganda poster

Grammar · Vocabulary

Russian Prefixes, Derivational Morphology

In this post we are going to learn about how a few affixes can drastically alter the meaning of a word. Affixes are small words that are attached before a word (prefixes) or after a word (suffixes). In Russian, these affixes may be attached to nouns, adjectives, adverbs, verbs, you name it… *Note: when referring… Continue reading Russian Prefixes, Derivational Morphology

Grammar · Vocabulary

Telling Time in Russian

Time is very important. It’s what clocks measure. It’s what keeps everything from happening at once. Without time, everything would be chaotic and crazy! You already know how to tell time in English. But what about in Russian? That’s what we’re going to learn about today :). So if you don’t know how to tell… Continue reading Telling Time in Russian

Holidays · Vocabulary

Russian Halloween Vocabulary

Halloween is almost here! It’s when we use words like “pumpkin”, “Jack-O’-Lantern”, and “witch”! If you remember my old post about Halloween, you will know that a lot of Russian’s don’t celebrate Halloween. It’s just not a traditional holiday there. That doesn’t mean you can’t practice you’re Russian on this holiday! Let’s learn some creepy… Continue reading Russian Halloween Vocabulary