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Beginner Lesson S2 #16 - Lost In The City

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Learn Russian with RussianPod101.com! You're meeting a friend for lunch at a small café in Moscow. You ate there a few days ago and like it so much you're going again. At the last moment, you remember that this particular Russian restaurant only accepts cash-and you're all out. Your friend-not the most patient of people-expects you in just a few minutes. You look up and down the street. Where is a cash machine? As a passerby walks by you, you stop him and ask in Russian, "Excuse me, sir, where is the nearest cash machine?" The man points down the street and replies, "Can you see the bus stop? Opposite the bus stop there is a pharmacy, and the cash machine is to the right of the pharmacy." You look where the man is pointing. "Over there?" you ask. "Yes. Between the pharmacy and the shop." You thank the man and hurry to get some money. You enter the restaurant, out of breath and a few minutes late for your lunch date-only to discover your friend is late, too! Well, at least you'd be prepared to explain to her in Russian about where you have been! Hmm...I wonder if she could do the same... Learning Russian with RussianPod101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Russian. This Russian Beginner lesson talks about Russian prepositions of place-very useful to know when asking for directions or simply where something is in Russian. You'll also learn how to ask someone you don't know for information in Russian-again, very useful if you get lost in Russia. And even better - you can ask that impatient friend why she didn't just take the first turn to the right of her hotel? Visit us at RussianPod101.com, where you will find many more great lessons and learning materials. Leave us a message while you are there!

Absolute Beginner Russian for Every Day #4 - Top 25 Adjectives

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Learn Russian with RussianPod101.com! In your home country, there are some words that are so common you use them or hear them every day. The same is true in Russia too, so why not give your Russian an instant boost by learning them in this video lesson? With Katya's help, you'll be sounding like a native Russian speaker in no time! In this lesson, you'll learn Top 25 Adjectives that are used every day in Russia. Visit us at RussianPod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic Russian lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are there!
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Must-Know Russian Social Media Phrases #8 - Feeling Exhausted

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Learn Russian with RussianPod101.com! Have you ever wanted to combine your love of learning language with your love of using social media? This series allows you to do just that! You'll learn more Russian so you can chat to your Russian friends online about topics like shopping, going out to dinner, and being on vacation. More importantly, you'll have fun while you're doing it! In this lesson, you will learn how to post comments about being exhausted. Visit us at RussianPod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are there!

Culture Class: Russian Superstitions and Beliefs #1 - Black Cats Crossing Your Path and Horseshoes Above a Doorway

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Learn about Russian culture with RussianPod101.com! Every country has its superstitions, and Russia is no exception. Whether you believe in them or not, learning about superstitions is a great way to find out more about Russian culture...and learn more Russian along the way!In this lesson, you will learn about superstitions related to a black cat crossing your path, and horseshoes above a doorway. Visit us at RussianPod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Be sure to leave us a message while you are there!

Lower Beginner #10 - Exchanging Money in Russia

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Learn Russian with RussianPod101.com! You love the fact that you can do all your banking with your smartphone so you never have to travel to the Russian bank. Isn't technology wonderful! But there's one thing you haven't figured out how to do yet, and that's exchange your dollars for Russian money virtually. You've done all you can to avoid going to the bank in Russia and buy everything with your credit card, but at some point you're going to max out your account! In this lesson, you'll learn how to form the prepositional case of Russian nouns. Our Russian conversation takes place in a café between two friends. The speakers know each other well; therefore, they will be speaking informal Russian. We'll also tell you where you can exchange money for Russian rubles. Visit us at RussianPod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic Russian lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!