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Negotiating a discount

Negotiating a discount

This time, in ‘Russian vocabulary building’ series, we are pleased to present you a lesson from Daria Manshina, an author at LinguaLift. In this lesson you’ll learn core 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 →

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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Visiting a doctor

Useful Russian expressions: visiting a doctor

We’ve already covered a bit of health related vocabulary in one of our previous lessons. In today’s vocabulary lesson we have a few dialogues that might happen at the hospital or when visiting a doctor. The dialogues include a lot of useful vocabulary describing the way you feel, typical medical phrases and prescriptions.

The lesson is intended for the intermediate Russian learners.

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How to quarrel in Russian

In today’s vocabulary lesson we have a very interesting topic – we are reviewing the most common phrases that Russians use when they quarrel. The lesson is full of informal and very informal vocabulary.

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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At the hairdressers [В парикмахерской]

cut or dye your hairs in Russian

Let’s imagine you want to cut or dye your hair… How would you explain what you want to a hairdresser?

In today’s lesson you are going to learn some important vocabulary to help you with this kind of conversation. The lesson consists of a few typical dialogues.

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