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Today's episode of Ruspod Shorts is the first in a series of podcasts in which we use the upcoming Sochi Olympic Games as a starting point to learn more useful Russian vocabulary. We start with some basic vocabulary about the Games, sports and weather.
Listen to the audio lesson
Олимпиада [ah-leem-pee-AH-dah] — Olympics
Олимп [ah-LEEMP] — Olympus
Олимпийский [ah-leem-PEEY-skeey] — Olympic
игра [eeg-RAH] — game
Олимпийские Игры [ah-leem-PEEY-skee-yeh eeg-ryh] — Olympic Games
Сочи [SOH-chee] — Sochi
зима [zee-MAH] — winter
лето [LYEH-tah] — summer
холодно [KHOH-lah-dnah] — it's cold
жарко [ZHAHR-kah] — it's hot
снег [snyeg] — snow
болеть [bah-LYET'] — 1. to be ill 2. to hurt 3. to root for somebody
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