Author Archive | Kelly Virginia Phelan

Mastering Russian Vowels: All the Rules You Need to Know

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“The Pirates’ Code is more what you’d call guidelines than actual rules.”

If you’re a fan of the popular “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie series, you may recall this memorable quote spoken by Davy Jones, the feared captain …

10 Russian Tongue Twisters for Perfect Pronunciation and Super Speaking Skills

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Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.

A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.

If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,

Where’s the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

Say that three times fast!

Even …

Let’s Go: 13 Russian Verbs of Motion to Move Your Learning Forward

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Remember the Lenny Kravitz song, “Are You Gonna Go My Way?”

Fortunately, the song is in English.

Otherwise, if poor Lenny were singing in Russian, he would have asked more than a dozen different variations of that one question.

Despite …