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3-Minute Russian Season 1, Lesson 11 - Master the Currency
Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute Russian Season 1, Lesson 11 - Master the currency. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to read prices in Russian.
Body
Becky: Here's the way to say 'One ruble.' in Russian.
Elena: [Normal] Один рубль.(Adin rubl'.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'one'
Elena: [Normal] один [Slow] один (adin)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'ruble'
Elena: [Normal] рубль [Slow] рубль(rubl')
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'One ruble.'
Elena: [Slow] Один рубль. [Normal] Один рубль.
Becky: Ok, now take a look at the way to say 'Ten rubles.'
Elena: [Normal] Десять рублей. (Desyat’ rubley.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'ten'
Elena: [Normal] десять [Slow] десять (desyat’)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'rubles'
Elena: [Normal] рублей [Slow] рублей(rubley)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'Ten rubles.'
Elena: [Slow] Десять рублей. [Normal] Десять рублей.
Becky: Next up is the way to say 'Fifty-five rubles, ten cents.'
Elena: [Normal] Пятьдесят пять рублей десять копеек.(Pyat'desyat pyat' rubley desyat’ kapeyek.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'fifty'
Elena: [Normal] пятьдесят [Slow] пятьдесят(pyat'desyat)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'five'
Elena: [Normal] пять [Slow] пять(pyat')
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'rubles'
Elena: [Normal] рублей [Slow] рублей(rubley)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'ten'
Elena: [Normal] десять [Slow] десять(desyat’)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'cents'
Elena: [Normal] копеек [Slow] копеек(kapeyek)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'Fifty-five rubles, ten cents.'
Elena: [Slow] Пятьдесят пять рублей десять копеек. [Normal] Пятьдесят пять рублей десять копеек.
Becky: Finally, here is a way to say 'Twenty-six rubles seventy cents.'
Elena: [Normal] Двадцать шесть рублей семдесят копеек.(Dvadtsat' shest’ rubley semdesyat kapeyek.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'twenty'
Elena: [Normal] двадцать [Slow] двадцать(dvadtsat')
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'six'
Elena: [Normal] шесть [Slow] шесть(shest’)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'rubles'
Elena: [Normal] рублей [Slow] рублей(rubley)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'seventy'
Elena: [Normal] семдесят [Slow] семдесят(semdesyat)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'cents'
Elena: [Normal] копеек [Slow] копеек(kapeyek)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'Twenty-six rubles seventy cents.'
Elena: [Slow] Двадцать шесть рублей семдесят копеек. [Normal] Двадцать шесть рублей семдесят копеек.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Elena: The national currency of Russia is the ruble. It was also the currency of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union before their dissolution. It is said that the ruble has been the Russian unit of currency for more than 500 years.

Outro

Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!
Elena: Пока.

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Monday at 6:30 pm
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How well do you know your numbers in Russian? Practice writing quantities in the comments.

Heba
Friday at 11:48 am
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Здравствуйте,


Thanks a lot for sharing these lessons with us , I've learned a lot from them ❤️️👍

I have a question about when to use рубль & рублей

Is рубль comes with singular numbers from ( 1-9 ) and рублей with all the other numbers ?


Thanks in advance

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Hello Тарык,


I corrected your sentences a little bit.


"Спасибо за такие хорошие уроки...

У меня сейчас 50 долларов осталось. Я каждый день трачу 10 долларов"


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Тарык
Wednesday at 9:24 pm
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Добрый день!)


Спасибо за такое хорошие уроки...


У меня сейчас 50 Доллар осталос. Я каждый день провлю 10 Доллар

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Hi Kristianne Bernard,


Thank you for posting!

We are glad to hear that you like this material :smile:

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