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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 18! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Clothing &Accessories. These are five Russian Traditional Clothing items. 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:Валенки
Jonathan:Valenki, traditional Russian winter footwear
Svetlana:(slow) Валенки (regular) Валенки
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Валенки
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Valenki is a type of traditional winter boot made of felt and worn by most Russians during cold weather.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Деревенские жители все еще используют валенки
Jonathan:Valenki are still widely used by village residents.
Svetlana:(slow) Деревенские жители все еще используют валенки
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Шапка ушанка
Jonathan:Russian fur cap
Svetlana:(slow) Шапка ушанка (regular) Шапка ушанка
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Шапка ушанка
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:A Russian fur cap has ear flaps that can be tied under the chin to keep the ears warm.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Шапка ушанка является частью военной формы
Jonathan:The Russian fur cap is a part of the winter uniform for the military.
Svetlana:(slow) Шапка ушанка является частью военной формы
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Меховой платок
Jonathan:Fur head scarf
Svetlana:(slow) Меховой платок (regular) Меховой платок
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Меховой платок
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:A fur head scarf is worn by many Russian women to keep their heads and ears warm.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Меховые платки, произведенные в Ориенбурге, - одни из самых популярных в России
Jonathan:Headscarves produced in Orenburg city are some of the most famous in Russia.
Svetlana:(slow) Меховые платки, произведенные в Ориенбурге, - одни из самых популярных в России
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Кафтан
Jonathan:Kaftan, a men's long suit with tight sleeves.
Svetlana:(slow) Кафтан (regular) Кафтан
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Кафтан
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The kaftan is a religious garment worn by very conservative Russian Orthodox men.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Кафтан - русская национальная одежда для мужчин
Jonathan:The kaftan is a type of Russian traditional clothing for men.
Svetlana:(slow) Кафтан - русская национальная одежда для мужчин
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Svetlana:Сарафан
Jonathan:Sarafan, a long traditional Russian womens’ dress
Svetlana:(slow) Сарафан (regular) Сарафан
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Сарафан
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The sarafan is a trapeze-shaped jumper dress worn by Russian women.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Сегодня, сарафан используется только как сценический костюм на концертах фольклорных песен и танцев
Jonathan:Today, the Safaran is only used as a folk costume for performing traditional folk songs and dances.
Svetlana:(slow) Сегодня, сарафан используется только как сценический костюм на концертах фольклорных песен и танцев
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:Валенки
[pause]Jonathan:Valenki, traditional Russian winter footwear
Svetlana:Шапка ушанка
[pause]Jonathan:Russian fur cap
Svetlana:Меховой платок
[pause]Jonathan:Fur head scarf
Svetlana:Кафтан
[pause]Jonathan:Kaftan, a men's long suit with tight sleeves.
Svetlana:Сарафан
[pause]Jonathan:Sarafan, a long traditional Russian womens’ dress

Outro

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

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Monday at 6:30 pm
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Do people in your country wear traditional clothes in everyday life? Can you tell us how the traditional clothing is called?

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Hi robert groulx,


Thank you for posting and studying with us. Valenki, indeed! Do you also wear it in winter? 😄

If you have any questions, please let us know.


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robert groulx
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thank you for the lesson transcript


Valenki, traditional Russian winter footwear


robert