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by Alika
Aug 28th, 15, 00:52
Forum: Your first post to say hello
Topic: Привет
Replies: 4
Views: 2237

Re: Привет

Hello, hope your studying is going well !
by Alika
Aug 28th, 15, 00:47
Forum: Russian vocabulary
Topic: "ride a bike"
Replies: 2
Views: 1762

Re: "ride a bike"

Hello. There is no strong difference. But if you want to dig deeper then look. Eхать на велосипеде is more general. You just mean that you use a bike for your travel. Saying кататься на велосипеде, you focus on that you enjoy your riding, you probably do it for yourself, for fun. As for the preposit...
by Alika
Aug 28th, 15, 00:20
Forum: Russian culture
Topic: Slavic languages
Replies: 2
Views: 3517

Re: Slavic languages

Hello, I guess Ukrainian is the best option for you.. My native is Russian and well you know, I would like to learn Ukrainian too. So yeah, it's not like I can understand it without special learning. Russian people are able to catch couple of words in an Ukrainian speech though, but it's like.. Like...
by Alika
Aug 27th, 15, 23:52
Forum: Russian culture
Topic: the origin of Russian tea drinking
Replies: 2
Views: 3415

Re: the origin of Russian tea drinking

Are you like.. still interested? ;D
Cause I feel like I have too much free time and I'm ready to find some information and translate the point for you
by Alika
Aug 27th, 15, 23:43
Forum: Russian grammar
Topic: the cases of в прошлом году
Replies: 4
Views: 3493

Re: the cases of в прошлом году

Hello. That's right, году is dative, в прошлом is prepositional. The ending "у" is a special case here, something like an exception (one of thousands in Russian language). Sometimes you just need to remember the exact case and stop searching for the reason why! Good luck. P.S. And NO, it's...
by Alika
Aug 27th, 15, 01:05
Forum: Russian grammar
Topic: words это / эти
Replies: 2
Views: 1796

Re: words это / эти

Hello. Your 1st sentence means "These are my socks". And the 2nd sentence means "These socks are dirty". See the difference? But both "these are" and "these" means "это" in this case. Let's take the word WINDOW (окно) because it must be easier to und...

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