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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know Russian Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 15 - At a Family Reunion.
Eric: Hi everyone, I'm Eric.
Elena: And I'm Elena.
Eric: In this lesson, you'll learn how to post and leave comments in Russian about a family gathering. Паша (Pasha) goes to a family gathering, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment.
Elena: Вся семья в сборе.
Eric: Meaning - "The whole family is together." Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Паша: Вся семья в сборе.
(clicking sound)
Юра: Как родители?
Денис: А малыш-то подрос!
Иван Петрович: Твоя мама выглядит замечательно!
Аня: Передавай всем привет!
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Паша: Вся семья в сборе.
Eric: "The whole family is together."
(clicking sound)
Юра: Как родители?
Eric: "How are your parents?"
Денис: А малыш-то подрос!
Eric: "But the baby has grown though!"
Иван Петрович: Твоя мама выглядит замечательно!
Eric: "Your mother looks great!"
Аня: Передавай всем привет!
Eric: "Send my regards to everyone."
POST
Eric: Listen to Паша (Pasha)'s post again.
Elena: Вся семья в сборе.
Eric: "The whole family is together."
Elena: (SLOW) Вся семья в сборе. (Regular) Вся семья в сборе.
Eric: Let's break this down. First is a phrase meaning "The whole family."
Elena: Вся семья (Fsya sem'ya)
Eric: Russian family members are very close. They communicate often with each other and help each other. You’ll often see children spending their summer vacations at their grandparents’ house. Listen again. "The whole family" is...
Elena: (SLOW) Вся семья (Fsya sem'ya) (REGULAR) Вся семья (Fsya sem'ya)
Eric: Then comes a noun meaning "reunion."
Elena: в сборе (f sbore)
Eric: It literally means "is assembled" or “gathered together.” You can use it to say that people are gathered together in one place for a common purpose. One of the most common phrases with this word is..
Elena: Все в сборе (fse f sbore)
Eric: which means “all are assembled." Listen again. "Reunion" is...
Elena: (SLOW) в сборе (f sbore) (REGULAR) в сборе (f sbore)
Eric: All together this means "The whole family is together.”
Elena: Вся семья в сборе.
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Паша (Pasha)'s friends leave some comments.
Eric: His nephew, Юра (Yura), uses an expression meaning "How are your parents?"
Elena: (SLOW) Как родители? (REGULAR) Как родители?
[Pause]
Elena: Как родители?
Eric: Use this expression to ask how someone’s parents are.
Eric: His college friend, Денис (Denis), uses an expression meaning "But the baby has grown though!"
Elena: (SLOW) А малыш-то подрос! (REGULAR) А малыш-то подрос!
[Pause]
Elena: А малыш-то подрос!
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling surprised.
Eric: His supervisor, Иван Петрович (Ivan Petrovich), uses an expression meaning "Your mother looks great!"
Elena: (SLOW) Твоя мама выглядит замечательно! (REGULAR) Твоя мама выглядит замечательно!
[Pause]
Elena: Твоя мама выглядит замечательно!
Eric: Use this expression to give a compliment.
Eric: His high school friend, Аня (Anya), uses an expression meaning "Send my regards to everyone."
Elena: (SLOW) Передавай всем привет! (REGULAR) Передавай всем привет!
[Pause]
Elena: Передавай всем привет!
Eric: Use this expression to send your regards.

Outro

Eric: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about a family gathering, which phrase would you use? Leave a comment letting us know, and we'll see you next time!
Elena: Пока (Paka)

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If a friend posted something about a family gathering which phrase would you use?

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Dear robert groulx,


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robert groulx
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thank you for the lesson transcript


Elena: Все в сборе (fse f sbore)

Eric: which means “all are assembled." Listen again. "Reunion" is


robert