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See 1800 Ukrainians play Activate board games in this video.
Recording of “What a Wonderful World” sung during a lesson on the History of American Song at Shevchenko National University in Kyiv, Ukraine.
2007 marked 200 years of US-Russian diplomatic relations. Learn about John Quincy Adams who lived in Russia for several years and served as a sort of ambassador.
Buryat woman and baby
Listen for the 15 missing vocabulary items in this text. They are all short, but even so, you may need to listen several times to be able to write them all. Yeah, (1) ________ a little story about my first … Read More »
This song is based on a true story. It’s probably not very funny unless you’ve been to Russia, or Ukraine, or other former Soviet countries. If you want to do a quick language activity, listen to the “Brief -LY Clip” … Read More »
There are American songs that nearly everyone in Russia (and in countries of the former USSR) seems to know, songs like “Summertime”, and “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” But not everybody knows that the composers of these very American-sounding songs had … Read More »
If you live in a country where everyone knows the word remont, start off with these questions for pairs or small groups: 1. What are your associations with the word remont? Is it positive, neutral, or negative? 2. Think of your … Read More »