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INTRODUCTION
Jonathan:Hi everyone, I’m Jonathan.
Svetlana:And I’m Svetlana!
Jonathan:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Russian Vocabulary, Lesson 10! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Geography &Nature. These are five popular animals in Russia. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at RussianPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Jonathan:Svetlana, what’s our first word?
Svetlana:Медведь
Jonathan:Bear
Svetlana:(slow) Медведь (regular) Медведь
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Медведь
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The bear has been used in cartoons and articles since at least the 17th century to represent Russia.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Медведь является одним из официальных символов лидирующей политической партии в России сегодня
Jonathan:The bear is the official symbol of the leading political party in Russia nowadays.
Svetlana:(slow) Медведь является одним из официальных символов лидирующей политической партии в России сегодня
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Корова
Jonathan:Cow
Svetlana:(slow) Корова (regular) Корова
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Корова
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The cow is a primary source of fresh milk for many Russian villagers, and many of them make dairy products like yogurt, cottage cheese, and sour cream to sell at the market. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Многие жители деревни держат корову в хозяйстве
Jonathan:Many village residents own cows and practice animal husbandry.
Svetlana:(slow) Многие жители деревни держат корову в хозяйстве
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Кошка
Jonathan:Cat
Svetlana:(slow) Кошка (regular) Кошка
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Кошка
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The Russian Blue cat is thought to have originated in the port at Arkhangelsk.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Во многих российских семьях есть кошка
Jonathan:Many Russian families have a cat.
Svetlana:(slow) Во многих российских семьях есть кошка
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Соболь
Jonathan:Sable
Svetlana:(slow) Соболь (regular) Соболь
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Соболь
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The sable is native to forests in Russia. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Мех соболя высоко ценится в России
Jonathan:The sable’s fur is highly valued in Russia
Svetlana:(slow) Мех соболя высоко ценится в России
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Svetlana:Уссурийский тигр
Jonathan:Siberian tiger
Svetlana:(slow) Уссурийский тигр (regular) Уссурийский тигр
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Уссурийский тигр
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The Siberian tiger is native to the Russian Far East region.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Уссурийский тигр занесён в Красную Книгу
Jonathan:The Siberian tiger is listed in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Svetlana:(slow) Уссурийский тигр занесён в Красную Книгу
QUIZ
Jonathan:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Svetlana will give you the Russian – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Svetlana:Медведь
[pause]Jonathan:Bear
Svetlana:Корова
[pause]Jonathan:Cow
Svetlana:Кошка
[pause]Jonathan:Cat
Svetlana:Соболь
[pause]Jonathan:Sable
Svetlana:Уссурийский тигр
[pause]Jonathan:Siberian tiger

Outro

Jonathan:There you have it – 5 animal names in Russia! We have a more complete list at RussianPod101.com Thanks everyone, See you next time!
Svetlana:

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Are there any wild animals in your country? Can you tell us in Russian?

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Hello Fernando,


The correct sentence is: "В Бразилии у нас много животных. Капибары, аллигаторы, обезьянки, ягуары...etc"


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В Бразилии у нас многа животные. Капибара, аллигатор, обезянка, ягуар...etc