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What you can’t do in Russia?

  • - AUTHOR: Admin
  • - DATE: 26 December
  • - DATE: 3672

If you have some experience in learning foreign languages, you might have noticed that simply translating words with the help of a dictionary from one language into another often doesn’t work. And it’s not just because of grammar (which is obviously important i n case of Russian, but also because different languages structure the reality, form and express concepts in different ways, as the Theory of linguistic relativity (originally called the Sapir-Worf hypothesis) suggests. Some examples are simple and obvious: in Russian we don’t say “at 3 in the morning”,…

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Why you should never take a plane in Russia

  • - AUTHOR: Admin
  • - DATE: 19 November
  • - DATE: 1067

And don’t take an exam in Russian: if you do, you might fail!

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