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Written By: katie_k on December 16, 2008 No Comment

So as I take a break from preparing for exams tomorrow and Friday, I just want to say thank you to the Slavic Department, Lisa Little, and the grad students who set up the conversation hours – definitely the highlight of my Russian studies this semester! Спасибо за русский разговорный час!

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Written By: katie_k on November 17, 2008 3 Comments

So just because I can’t miss an opportunity to share my favorite words (really and truly one of my favorite things to do), here is my favorite word in Russian: бессмысленный. Even just looking at it makes me happy. However, the reason I like it is the way it sounds. In English it would sound […]

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Written By: ana_vs on December 20, 2007 No Comment

I used to live right next to a Peets, or some other coffeeshop, where I would often do homework. Occasionally I would sit next to a couple of people speaking in Spanish, which is my first language. So even if I didn’t want to be eavesdropping, I would catch phrases of what they were saying […]

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Written By: markkaiser on April 11, 2007 1 Comment

OK, here’s a test blurb from me, after correcting homework, recording some poems for my students, and helping my kids with their homework. I’m tired, so please ignore whatever comes out here…

With every passing day the virtual world becomes increasingly real, while the real world, the world of shimmering leaves, pungent, freshly overturned earth, […]

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