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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know Russian Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 19 - Just Relaxing.
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 relaxing. Pasha relaxes in a beautiful place, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment-
Elena: Рай на земле!
Eric: Meaning - "Heaven on Earth!" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Паша: Рай на земле!
(clicking sound)
Денис: Больше фоток!
Ира: Потрясающе!
Иван Петрович: Я вам завидую!
Аня: Красотища!
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Паша: Рай на земле!
Eric: "Heaven on Earth!"
(clicking sound)
Денис: Больше фоток!
Eric: "More photos!"
Ира: Потрясающе!
Eric: "Breathtaking!"
Иван Петрович: Я вам завидую!
Eric: "I’m jealous!"
Аня: Красотища!
Eric: "How nice!"
POST
Eric: Listen to Паша (Pasha)'s post again.
Elena: Рай на земле!
Eric: "Heaven on Earth!"
Elena: (SLOW) Рай на земле! (Regular) Рай на земле!
Eric: Let's break this down. First is a noun meaning "Heaven."
Elena: Рай (ray)
Eric: It can be translated as “paradise" or "heaven" in English. Listen again. "Heaven" is...
Elena: (SLOW) Рай (ray) (REGULAR) Рай (ray)
Eric: Then comes the phrase "on Earth."
Elena: на земле (na zemle)
Eric: In this phrase, we have the word..
Elena: земля
Eric: which means both the Earth and the land. Listen again. "On Earth" is...
Elena: (SLOW) на земле (na zemle) (REGULAR) на земле (na zemle)
Eric: All together, "Heaven on Earth!"
Elena: Рай на земле!
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Паша (Pasha)'s friends leave some comments.
Eric: His college friend, Денис (Denis), uses an expression meaning "More photos!"
Elena: (SLOW) Больше фоток! (REGULAR) Больше фоток!
[Pause]
Elena: Больше фоток!
Eric: Use this expression to ask for more photos.
Eric: His neighbor, Ира (Ira), uses an expression meaning "Breathtaking!"
Elena: (SLOW) Потрясающе! (REGULAR) Потрясающе!
[Pause]
Elena: Потрясающе!
Eric: Use this expression to show excitement.
Eric: His supervisor, Иван Петрович (Ivan Petrovich), uses an expression meaning "I’m jealous!"
Elena: (SLOW) Я вам завидую! (REGULAR) Я вам завидую!
[Pause]
Elena: Я вам завидую!
Eric: Use this expression to say that you envy someone, but not seriously.
Eric: His high school friend, Аня (Anya), uses an expression meaning "How nice!"
Elena: (SLOW) Красотища! (REGULAR) Красотища!
[Pause]
Elena: Красотища!
Eric: Use this expression to show excitement.

Outro

Eric: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about relaxing, 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 relaxing which phrase would you use?

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Здравствуйте robert groulx,


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thank you for the lesson transcript


favorite phrase is Рай на земле!


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