Author Archive | Yuliya Geikhman

Hiring Russian Translator: Long-term Opportunity to Work from Home

Location: Anywhere
Compensation: Competitive, hourly rate
Employment Type: Freelance, part time
Telecommuting: OK
Title: Russian Translator

Are you passionate about language education?

Do you have excellent Russian and English skills?

You might be the perfect person for this job!

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Learn Russian on YouTube and Master the Basics in Just Under 7 Hours

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Have you ever tried to run wearing only one shoe?

What about driving with a flat tire?

If so, you know what it’s like to try to deal with something that’s imbalanced or uneven.

The same thing can happen to …

15 Untranslatable Russian Words and What They (Sort of) Mean

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“Drop it, or you’ll drop it.”

Ha! Funny, right?

Wait, what do you mean you don’t get it?

Let’s try that again, in Russian this time:

Брось, а то уронишь. (Drop it [on purpose], or you’ll drop it [by accident].)…

7 Online Russian Exercise Resources to Work Up a Sweat

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Get your sweatpants. Bring a towel.

We’re going to do some exercises.

No, we’re not talking about jumping jacks or squats.

We’re talking about Russian exercises.

Language skills are like muscles: If you don’t work them out, they become …

Bang for Your Book: 6 Free Russian Audiobooks That Come with Text

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Давным-давно (once upon a time), there lived a Russian learner.

This learner knew the value of using audiobooks to study the language.

They also knew that reading is a fantastic way to study Russian.

But they never thought to …

Crooked Goats and Crying Cats: 10 Fun Russian Phrases Straight from the Zoo

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Hold your horses and stay as quiet as a mouse because I’m about to let the cat out of the bag:

Languages sure love their animal sayings (in case you haven’t noticed).

Every language has idioms and phrases that revolve …