RussianPod101 All About Curriculum 

In this set of 15 lessons, you will learn all about the society and culture of the Russian speaking world. These lessons are entirely in English and are for those who want to learn more about the Russian language and in-depth information about the countries where it is spoken.

Lesson Title/Topic Function Summary
#1 Five Reasons Why You Should Learn Russian Understanding Russia and the Russian language Background of the Russian Language, About Russia, Why is it Important?
#2 Russian Grammar Is Easy! Understanding the characteristics of Russian Grammar Tenses, Present, Past, Articles, Making questions, Making negatives, word order, the cases
#3 Five Tips To Avoid Common Russian Mistakes Avoiding five language mistakes when learning Russian Tips to Help Russian Students Overcome Common Errors
#4 Confusing Pairs in Russian Understanding the paris of words Five Russian Pairs of Words That May Be Confusing
1. В versus на
2. Ходить versus идти
3. Направо versus cправа
4. Остановиться versus перестать
5. Положить versus поставить
#5 Five Russian Phrases That Will Take You A Long Way Using the the most useful Russian phrases Five Russian Phrases That Will Take You a Long Way
1. Счастливо
2. Вы не подскажете…
3. Ничего страшного
4. Будьте здоровы!
5. Хорошо
#6 Five Words Your Teacher Will Never Teach You Using Russian phrases you won't learn in the classroom Five Words Your Teacher Will Never Teach You
1. Жрать (zhrat')
2. Тю-тю (tyu-tyu)
3. Однокашник (adnokashnik)
4. Тормозить (tarmozit')
5. Прикалываться (prikalyvat'sya)
#7 How Much Russian Can You Remember? Testing yourself on Russian Language Testing Your Knowledge of Russian Language
#8 Russian History In A Nutshell Understanding Russian History Russian History
#9 Five Russian Movies You Must Watch Understanding Russian Movies Five Russian Movies You Must Watch
1. "Cruel Romance" (Жестокий Романс) (1984)
2. "Twelve Chairs" (Двенадцать Стульев) (1971)
3. "Tomorrow was the War" (Завтра Была Война) (1987)
4. "The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!" (Ирония судьбы, или с лёгким паром!) (1975)
5. "Brother" (Брат) (1997)
#10 Modern Russian Society Understanding daily life and society in Russia Modern Russian Society
Medical Care

#11 Eating Habits in Russia Understanding Russian Dining culture Eating Habits in Russia.
#12 Important Dates in Russia Understanding important holidays Important Dates in Russia.
Новый год ("New Year's")
Рождество ("Christmas")
Международный Женский День ("International Women's Day")
День Защитника Отечества ("Defender fo the Fatherland Day")
Пасха ("Easter")
День Весны и Труда ("Spring and Labor Day")
День Победы ("Victory Day")
#13 Five Tips On How To Behave In Russia Understanding what should/shouldn't do in Russia Cultural Differences Between Russia and Some Western Countries.
1. Be Gallant
2. Be Prepared for Invasion of Your Personal Space
3. Give Gifts
4. Don't Expect People to Be Polite on the Phone
5. Keep Your Feet on the Floor
#14 Russian Superstitions Understanding Russian Superstitions Thirteen Superstitions in Russia.
#15 All About Russia Quiz Testing yourself on Russia Testing Your Knowledge of Russia