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 […]

“Hет” and “Не” = The Difference of it’s Functions and Usage.

If you want to express refusal, most of the time you will use the word “No”. In Russian language, there are “нет” and “не” (net and ne) which have kind of similar meaning “no”. Here we gonna show you the example  and usage of “нет” and “не” : Q : В кино пойдешь? ‘V kino […]

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 […]

Telling Time in Russian Language

1. From the full hour to half past If you want to answer the time between the full hour and half past, you don’t say ‘fifteen past twelve’, but you say ‘It is fifteen minutes of the first’. The hour from twelve to one is called первый час (‘the first hour’); from one to two is […]

Gender of Nouns In Russian Language

How is your progress in learning Russian language? If you learn Russian yourself, you can check out the 7 best way to learn Russian for free or 14 best way to learn it online. Talking about the gender of a noun, many languages in the world have a gender for a noun. One of them is Russian. It’s […]