Daily life

Negotiating a discount [Как договориться о скидке]

Negotiating a discount

This time, in ‘Vocabulary lessons’ series, we are pleased to present you a lesson from Daria Manshina, an author at LinguaLift. In this lesson you’ll learn key Russian words for bargaining and study 3 dialogues discussing a discount in different situations.

We added an audio in Russian to Daria’s dialogues, so you can practice your listening skills and pronunciation at the same time. Study the lesson →

Housework (2) [Работа по дому]

Useful Russian expressions (podcast): housework vocabulary

This is the second part of our lesson dedicated to housework. We are going to learn some useful vocabulary related with cooking, cleaning up and buying food.

In the beginning of each vocabulary set you’ll learn a few words on the topic with translation and accent marks, after them you can see their use in the examples.

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At the hotel [В гостинице]

At a hotel

If you are going to visit Russia one day, you may find this lesson quite useful for you. Today we will be studying a few sample dialogues between a receptionist and a guest of a hotel.

Four simple dialogues which contain very useful vocabulary are read two times: the first time slowly, the second time at a normal speed. Listen to the audio as many times as you need till the words sound natural. Write our all unknown words and try to memorize them.

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Quarrel [Ссора]

How to quarrel in Russian

Today we have a very interesting topic – we are going to review the most common phrases that Russians use when they quarrel. Find out a lot of informal and very informal vocabulary right here and right now.

We are sure it’s useful to know all these words and expressions, even though we hope you will not have an opportunity to use them in your life.

The audio of today’s lesson is recorded at two different speeds – slow and normal, so that even beginners would also be able to study this lesson.

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