Author: Andrei Nesterov

Buying a SIM Card in Russia: Free Russian Lesson

This free Russian MiniLesson will help you learn the vocabulary need to get a SIM card in Russia. If you are on a regular SRAS study abroad program, SRAS will help you to obtain a local SIM card. In many locations, SRAS can also supply you with a “burner” phone for use while on the […]

Dentistry in Russia: Building Russian Vocabulary

The following bilingual Russian MiniLesson is meant to build your vocabulary by providing Russian phrases within English text. Hover over the bold Russian to reveal its English translation. To prevent cavities, both Russian and Western dentists recommend that you come in for regular , sometimes called . Some foreign visitors to Russian may be surprised that the […]

Doctor Visits: Building Russian Vocabulary

The following bilingual Russian MiniLesson is meant to build your vocabulary by providing Russian phrases within English text. Hover over the bold Russian to reveal its English translation. Hopefully, students coming abroad will not often face sudden , but occasionally this might happen, and they may have to . In this case, they need  and […]

Addressing Strangers in Russian: Building Russian Vocabulary

The following bilingual Russian MiniLesson is meant to build your vocabulary by providing Russian phrases within English text. Hover over the bold Russian to reveal its English translation. When addressing strangers in Russia, it is important to maintain an appropriate level of politeness. The address should be in a formal manner, a person should apologize […]

Lost Luggage: Building Russian Vocabulary

The following bilingual Russian MiniLesson is meant to build your vocabulary by providing Russian phrases within English text. Hover over the bold Russian to reveal its English translation. There are many potential problems you might experience when traveling, and one of the most common is . , you should  .  to begin the . If […]