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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know Russian Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 20 - Arriving Home.
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 returning home after a trip. Марина (Marina) returns home after a vacation, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment-
Elena: В гостях хорошо, а дома лучше.
Eric: "East or west, home is the best.” This means "Wherever you go, home is the best place.” Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.

Lesson conversation

(clicking sound)
Марина: В гостях хорошо, а дома лучше.
(clicking sound)
Ира: Как отдохнули?
Денис: Жду подробного рассказа!
Юра: С возвращением!
Оксана: Как прошел полет?
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Марина: В гостях хорошо, а дома лучше.
Eric: "East or west, home is the best.”
(clicking sound)
Ира: Как отдохнули?
Eric: "How was the trip?"
Денис: Жду подробного рассказа!
Eric: "I’m looking forward to the full story."
Юра: С возвращением!
Eric: "Welcome back!"
Оксана: Как прошел полет?
Eric: "How was the flight?"
POST
Eric: Listen to Марина (Marina)'s post again.
Elena: В гостях хорошо, а дома лучше.
Eric: "East or west, home is the best."
Elena: (SLOW) В гостях хорошо, а дома лучше. (Regular) В гостях хорошо, а дома лучше.
Eric: This is a very famous Russian proverb. Its English equivalent might be “There’s no place like home.” Listen again. "East or west, home is the best" is...
Elena: (SLOW) В гостях хорошо, а дома лучше. (V gostyakh kharasho, a doma luchshe.) (REGULAR) В гостях хорошо, а дома лучше. (V gostyakh kharasho, a doma luchshe.)
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Марина (Marina)'s friends leave some comments.
Eric: Her neighbor, Ира (Ira), uses an expression meaning "How was the trip?"
Elena: (SLOW) Как отдохнули? (REGULAR) Как отдохнули?
[Pause]
Elena: Как отдохнули?
Eric: Use this expression to ask about someone’s travels.
Eric: Her college friend, Денис (Denis), uses an expression meaning "I’m looking forward to the full story."
Elena: (SLOW) Жду подробного рассказа! (REGULAR) Жду подробного рассказа!
[Pause]
Elena: Жду подробного рассказа!
Eric: Use this expression to ask for more details.
Eric: Pasha’s nephew, Юра (Yura), uses an expression meaning "W elcome back!"
Elena: (SLOW) С возвращением! (REGULAR) С возвращением!
[Pause]
Elena: С возвращением!
Eric: Use this expression to greet someone who has returned.
Eric: Her high school friend, Оксана (Oksana), uses an expression meaning "How was the flight?"
Elena: (SLOW) Как прошел полет? (REGULAR) Как прошел полет?
[Pause]
Elena: Как прошел полет?
Eric: Use this expression to ask for more details.

Outro

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

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thank you for the lesson transcript


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