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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 7! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food &Drink. These are the 5 most popular vegetables 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:Картофель
Jonathan:Potato
Svetlana:(slow) Картофель (regular) Картофель
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Картофель
Jonathan:In Russia, some types of fresh, early ripening potatoes are considered to be a delicacy.
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Многие выращивают свой картофель на даче
Jonathan:Many Russians grow their own potatoes at their dacha (a home in the countryside).
Svetlana:(slow) Многие выращивают свой картофель на даче
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Капуста
Jonathan:Cabbage
Svetlana:(slow) Капуста (regular) Капуста
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Капуста
Jonathan:Cabbage is often an ingredient used in traditional borscht soup.
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Квашенная капуста - одно из традиционных русских блюд
Jonathan:Sour cabbage is one of the traditional Russian dishes.
Svetlana:(slow) Квашенная капуста - одно из традиционных русских блюд
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Кабачок
Jonathan:Squash
Svetlana:(slow) Кабачок (regular) Кабачок
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Кабачок
Jonathan:Squash can sometimes be fried and served with a dip.
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Цуккини - самый распространенный вид кабачков в Европе
Jonathan:Zucchini is the most widespread type of squash in Europe.
Svetlana:(slow) Цуккини - самый распространенный вид кабачков в Европе
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Свекла
Jonathan:Beetroot
Svetlana:(slow) Свекла (regular) Свекла
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Свекла
Jonathan:Russians use not only beetroot but also its leaves for cooking.
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Свекла - это ключевой ингредиент некоторых традиционных русских блюд
Jonathan:Beetroot is the key ingredient of some traditional Russian dishes
Svetlana:(slow) Свекла - это ключевой ингредиент некоторых традиционных русских блюд
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Svetlana:Репа
Jonathan:Turnip
Svetlana:(slow) Репа (regular) Репа
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Репа
Jonathan:The turnip was the staple crop of the Nordic countries before it was replaced with the potato in the 1700s.
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Сок репы, перемешанный с медом помогает при кашле
Jonathan:Turnip juice mixed with honey helps to treat coughs.
Svetlana:(slow) Сок репы, перемешанный с медом помогает при кашле
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:Картофель
[pause]Jonathan:Potato
Svetlana:Капуста
[pause]Jonathan:Cabbage
Svetlana:Кабачок
[pause]Jonathan:Squash
Svetlana:Свекла
[pause]Jonathan:Beet root
Svetlana:Репа
[pause] Jonathan:Turnip

Outro

Jonathan:There you have it – 5 vegetable names in Russia! 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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Many people don't like to eat vegetables. What is your least favorite one?

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Tuesday at 9:30 am
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Hello Fernando,


Yes, correct! It is Accusative case.


Elena

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Fernando
Friday at 8:47 pm
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Thank you Elena!


"Я очень люблю картошку" Is it accusative case?

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Hello Fernando,


Here is a correct sentences:

"Мне очень нравится картофель. Это мой самый любимый овощ.

Я очень люблю картошку фри и картошку с грибами."


Elena

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Fernando
Thursday at 6:42 am
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Мне очень нравися картофель это мой самый любимый овощ.

Я очень люблю картошка фри и картошка с грибами.