Latin based nouns

There are about 50 000 English nouns that end with the suffix -ation. Origins are latin nouns. For example, information, recommendation, transformation etc. In Russian we also have such words, but instead of the suffix -ation we use -ация. For example, информация, рекомендация, трансформация. So we take the latin based stem and add the -ация. And it becomes a Russian word. So here there is a list of nouns you can easily guess.
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30 the easiest for memorizing Verbs

A lot of English verbs came into the Russian language that’s why it is so easy to memorize them. Everything you have to do is just adding the suffix ова (sometimes ирова) and the infinitive ending ть to the English verb.


1. ОрганизовАть – to organize

2. РекомендовАть – to recommend

3. ТренировАть – to train

4. ПрактиковАть – to practice

5. АтаковАть – to attack

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50 the most important Russian Verbs you need to know

Here is the list of the most important verbs in everyday life. The bolded letters in words show you the stressed vowels.

1. Думать  to think
2. Знать –to know
3. Понимать to understand
4. Идти to go on foot
5. Ехать  to go by transport
6. Делать – to do, to make
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Ordinal Numbers

For better understanding ordinal numbers you need to know the difference between cardinals and ordinals. We use cardinal numbers when we count things (1, 2, 3 ect). An ordinal number is an adjective describing place of an object in certain order (this is my first lesson, that was our second date). So if ordinals are the same with adjectives – they should have the same endings. To make an ordinal number you need to take a cardinal number and to add  one of these endings: -ый / -ая / -ое / – ые (depending on a gender of noun you’re describing). Continue reading

Numbers 10 – 1000

First of all you need to memorize the most important simple numbers because all other more complicated numbers include them.

After you have learned numbers 0-12 you can go further.

Look at the numbers 11 – 19.  Everything you have to do is just to add the ending – надцать /`na-tsat’/ . We don’t pronounce “д“, it is silent here.

1 (один) –  11 (одиннадцать)


And pay your attention to the 12 (двЕнадцаь, not двАнадцать)
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Personal Pronouns

Pronouns are special words we use to replace nouns.

I я
you (singular informal)ты
he – он
she – она
it – оно
we – мы
you plural and singular formal – вы
they – они