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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know Russian Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 7 - Getting Bored.
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 being bored. Pasha gets bored at home, posts an image, and leaves this comment-
Elena: Скучно...
Eric: Meaning - "Bored..." Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.

Lesson conversation

(clicking sound)
Паша: Скучно...
(clicking sound)
Денис: По пивку?
Юра: Я знаю неподалеку одно хорошее местечко.
Оксана: Присоединюсь к вам после работы.
Иван Петрович: Работа - лучшее лекарство от скуки.
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Паша: Скучно...
Eric: "Bored..."
(clicking sound)
Денис: По пивку?
Eric: "Let's drink a beer."
Юра: Я знаю неподалеку одно хорошее местечко.
Eric: "I know a good place not far away."
Оксана: Присоединюсь к вам после работы.
Eric: "I'll join you after work."
Иван Петрович: Работа - лучшее лекарство от скуки.
Eric: "Work is the best cure for boredom."
POST
Eric: Listen to Паша (Pasha)'s post again.
Elena: Скучно...
Eric: "Bored..."
Elena: (SLOW) Скучно... (Regular) Скучно...
Eric: Let’s look at the adverb meaning "Bored...."
Elena: Скучно (Skuchna)
Eric: You can use this adverb to express that you are bored right now or that something is boring. To say "I’m bored" in Russian, just add the pronoun..
Elena: мне
Eric: which means “me” in the dative case. and say..
Elena: Мне скучно.
Eric: Listen again- "Bored..." is...
Elena: (SLOW) Скучно (Skuchna) (REGULAR) Скучно (Skuchna)
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Паша (Pasha)'s friends leave some comments.
Eric: His college friend, Денис (Denis), uses an expression meaning "Let's drink a beer."
Elena: (SLOW) По пивку? (REGULAR) По пивку?
[Pause]
Elena: По пивку?
Eric: Use this expression to suggest meeting and drinking beer.
Eric: His nephew, Юра (Yura), uses an expression meaning "I know a good place not far away."
Elena: (SLOW) Я знаю неподалеку одно хорошее местечко. (REGULAR) Я знаю неподалеку одно хорошее местечко.
[Pause]
Elena: Я знаю неподалеку одно хорошее местечко.
Eric: Use this expression to say that you know a good place where you can eat, drink, or just relax.
Eric: His girlfriend's high school friend, Оксана (Oksana), uses an expression meaning "I'll join you after work."
Elena: (SLOW) Присоединюсь к вам после работы. (REGULAR) Присоединюсь к вам после работы.
[Pause]
Elena: Присоединюсь к вам после работы.
Eric: Use this expression to inform other people that you’re going to join them.
Eric: His supervisor, Иван Петрович (Ivan Petrovich), uses an expression meaning - "Work is the best cure for boredom."
Elena: (SLOW) Работа - лучшее лекарство от скуки. (REGULAR) Работа - лучшее лекарство от скуки.
[Pause]
Elena: Работа - лучшее лекарство от скуки.
Eric: Use this expression to give old-fashioned advice.

Outro

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

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Hi Robert,


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thank you for the lesson transcript


лучшее лекарство от скуки.( to give old fashion advice)


robert