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||139 – The superlative degree of adjectives (1st part)||The superlative degree indicates that someone or something has the quality of the adjective to a degree greater than that of anything it is being compared to. In this lesson we are going start learning how to form the superlative degree of Russian adject||24 12 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||138 – The comparative degree: the short form||In the previous lesson we learned how to form the long form of comparative degree of Russian adjectives. Today let’s look at the short form. Formation Drop off the ending of an adjective and add -ее. This form doesn’t change in gemder and num||16 12 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||137 – The comparative degree: the long form||Russian adjectives (most of them) have two comparative degrees: the long from and the short form. In today’s lesson we’ll learn how to form the long form. Actually, it is very easy – all you need to do is to add бо́лее (more) or ме||2 8 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||136 – Learn to ask ‘what size, color, length and so on is something?’||Today's lesson we dedicate to developing your skills of asking questions in Russian. Let's learn how to ask in Russian 'what size, color, length, height and so on is something or someone'. You already know how to ask 'What color is something?' in Russian||8 3 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||135 – Russian emphatic definite pronoun “сам”||In this lesson we'll learn one more Russian pronoun. This is the pronoun сам. It's used to emphasize the subject which is performing an action. It can be translated in English as 'myself', 'yourself', 'himslef' and s on. As many other Russian pronouns||13 2 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||134 – Russian reflexive possessive pronoun “свой”||Today we'll learn one more Russian reflexive pronoun - свой. This is a possessive pronouns and used to refer back to the subject of the sentence. First let's take a look at its declension. The pronoun свой change both in numbers and cases: case m||9 10 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||133 – Reflexive pronoun себя||Себя in Russian means "self" and as in English refers to the subject of the sentence, i.e. "себя" can mean "myself", "yourself", "himself", "themself" etc. The pronoun себя changes in different cases as follows: Genitive - себя́ Dative -||14 9 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||132 – Formation of the short form of adjectives||In this lesson we'll learn to form the short adjectives. For masculine adjectives - just remove the whole ending: хоро́ший - хоро́ш (good) краси́вый - краси́в (beautiful) ми́лый - мил (nice) For feminine, neutral an||23 8 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||131 – The short form of Russian adjectives||As we said before in Russian there are a few form of adjectives. You are already familiar with the most used one - the long form. Today we are going to learn another one - the short form. Use of the short form of adjectives: 1. While the long form descri||29 7 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||130 – Practice Russian adjectives in different cases||In this lesson we’ll be practicing to use Russian adjectives in different cases. Read the examples and try to understand what case is it and why the endings of the words look this way. We’ll give you right answers in the end of the lesson. Le||25 6 2013||Free||View In iTunes|