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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 6! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food &Drink. These are the five most popular fruits 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:Яблоко
Jonathan:Apple
Svetlana:(slow) Яблоко (regular) Яблоко
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Яблоко
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Baked apples with honey is a delicious dessert served in Russia.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Яблоки - одни из самых распространенных фруктов в России
Jonathan:Apples are one of the most popular fruits in Russia.
Svetlana:(slow) Яблоки - одни из самых распространенных фруктов в России
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Груша
Jonathan:Pear
Svetlana:(slow) Груша (regular) Груша
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Груша
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Some types of pear trees are evergreen.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) В России выращивают морозостойкий сорт груш
Jonathan:There is a cold-resistant type of pear found in Russia.
Svetlana:(slow) В России выращивают морозостойкий сорт груш
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Мандарин
Jonathan:Tangerine
Svetlana:(slow) Мандарин (regular) Мандарин
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Мандарин
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Tangerine juice concentrate is available in Russia.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Мандарин -самый популярный фрукт на новогоднем столе
Jonathan:The tangerine is the most popular fruit during the New Year celebration.
Svetlana:(slow) Мандарин -самый популярный фрукт на новогоднем столе
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Виноград
Jonathan:Grape
Svetlana:(slow) Виноград (regular) Виноград
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Виноград
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:The Russian seedless grape is one of the three sources for the many varieties of seedless grapes available today.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Виноград в больших количествах выращивают в Краснодарском крае
Jonathan:Grapes are grown in large quantities in the Krasnodar region
Svetlana:(slow) Виноград в больших количествах выращивают в Краснодарском крае
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Svetlana:Черешня
Jonathan:Cherry
Svetlana:(slow) Черешня (regular) Черешня
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Черешня
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Russia is one of the top ten cherry producing nations in the world.
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Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Сезон черешни в России начинается в конце мая
Jonathan:Cherry season in Russia starts at the end of May
Svetlana:(slow) Сезон черешни в России начинается в конце мая
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:Яблоко
[pause]Jonathan:Apple
Svetlana:Груша
[pause]Jonathan:Pear
Svetlana:Мандарин
[pause]Jonathan:Tangerine
Svetlana:Виноград
[pause]Jonathan:Grape
Svetlana:Черешня
[pause]Jonathan:Cherry

Outro

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

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Monday at 6:30 pm
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Do you eat fruits daily?

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Sunday at 6:47 pm
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Hi Marsha,


We're glad to hear that you liked the lesson.


We hope you'll enjoy the rest as well!


Sincerely,

Cristiane

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Marsha Novita
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Very good !

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Hello Jason,


Thank you for comment! :smile:


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Jason
Wednesday at 4:37 pm
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anxious to see these "more extensive lists" you keep telling us about! :P

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Wednesday at 3:20 pm
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Hello Mike,


The word "cherry" can be translated as "вишня" and as "черешня".


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mike
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i thought cherry was вишьня