Wedding Congratulations in Russian Language That You Must Know

Do you know how to say wedding congratulations in Russian language? Or whether in the near future you will attend Russian wedding? Now Russian wedding has adapted to western culture. So that’s why some aspects look similar. In the Russian wedding tradition, the groom needs to overcome the obstacles set by the bride’s family before […]

Russian Vocabularies of Direction for Где and Куда

In Russian language, there are two questions to ask the place: где and куда. Do you already know the difference between the questions? If you already know the uses and the difference between these questions, let’s continue learning and memorizing vocabularies of direction for где and куда. The vocabulary is divided into place, direction, and […]

The Difference Between Где and Куда

There are two questions that have a similar meaning to asking the place in the Russian language. Those words are где and куда (Where?). Are you familiar with these words? So what’s the difference between где and куда? You can find the answer by reading the explanation and also the example below. Где Где is […]

The Difference of Using Есть and Иметь

In English we use the word ‘have’ or ‘has’ to describe something of ownership, “I have a book”, “He has a car”. What about the Russian language? Maybe some of you have heard the verbs “есть” and “иметь”. Although it looks similar, but there are differences in the use of these two verbs. You can find […]

The Difference of Любить and Нравиться

When learning a new language, many people can easily remember the vocabulary associated with feelings, such as love and like. There are two verbs in the Russian language that have a similar meaning concerning these feelings. Those verbs are любить and нравиться. Then, what’s the difference between любить and нравиться? Can these words be used […]

The Difference of Слышать and Слушать in Russian Language

How many Russian verbs that make you confused to choose which one is right for your sentence? As we know, in every language there are many verbs that have a function to describe the same subject or object. However, some of these verbs have different uses, depending on the situation or actions that we did. […]

The Difference of Using Видеть and Смотреть

How’s your progress in memorizing vocabularies? How many verbs do you already know? In some languages like Russian, there are verbs that have similar meanings but are actually different. Maybe you feel confused with this kind of verb. But as long as you know the function of each verb, you will understand it better, and can choose […]

The Difference Between Который and Какой

To connect sentences that have more than one clause, we use relative pronouns. The relative pronouns in English are who, whom, which, that, and whose. What about Russian language? Have you ever heard some of these Russian relative pronouns: который, какой, кто, что, чей, and сколько? For now, we will focus on learning about который […]

The Use of “Чтобы” in Russian Language

Have you found an easy ways to learn Russian language? You can check other best ways to learn Russian online here. Well, in the previous post we learn about Imperative and subjunctive mood Russian verbs. Now, let’s learn about one of the conjunction ‘чтобы’. This conjunction is used in subjunctive or conditional mood.  Чтобы is often used to answer questions зачем? (why?), для чего? (what for?), с какой целью? (for what purpose?). Details about the function of чтобы as you can […]

The Imperative and Subjunctive Mood of Russian Verbs

“Do not be late!” Do you know what grammar term that used in this sentence? When we want to ask or demand people to do something, we use an imperative mood. We can say the imperative is used to make commands. Meanwhile, when we want to express something that is still unreal like a wish, emotional […]