Category: "Treatments"

Мозоль

July 10th, 2012
I'm back in Russia and I have a new language partner, Alan.¹ The first day we got together, we ended up walking 13 km around Kazan; call it 8 miles. Now mind you, I've hardly gotten any exercise at all this last year. So what happens when you have… more »

Простуда

May 13th, 2010
Weakness, cough and stuffed nose - we all have experienced these symptoms of the common cold. It ruins your plans and makes it so hard to get out of bed in the morning. Unfortunately, I feel very closely connected to today’s word right now. I… more »

Пить

November 17th, 2009
The Russian verb “to drink” is пить/выпить. It conjugates like this: to drink Imperfective Perfective Infinitive пить выпить Past пил пила пило пили выпил выпила выпило выпили Present пью пьёшь пьёт пьём пьёте пьют No such thing… more »

Укол

October 2nd, 2008
The Russian word for shot is укол. Medical shots are given all over the world to prevent disease and when I was a little child, my parents took me to the doctor to get my immunization shots. I dreaded the days when my parents took me to the doctor… more »