Archive for January, 2020

Should You Use Также Or Тоже in Russian? Posted by on Jan 23, 2020

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One of the questions that came up in the comments was the distinction between то́же and та́кже in Russian. Both expressions can mean “also,” but they are not always interchangeable. This post will look at some common scenarios where you might use these phrases. Та́кже а та́кже — as well as This usage is pretty…

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Prepositions of Direction in Russian Posted by on Jan 16, 2020


This post will talk about Russian prepositions that are used for talking about motion in Russian. Let’s look at some common cases. От От means “from” but this translation alone may not be helpful because из can mean “from,” too. От is used in the following cases: sender or source of information Мы узна́ли о…

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Asking Questions in Russian with Ли Posted by on Jan 9, 2020


Did you know Russian had a particle for asking questions? Furthermore, that same word can be used as a conjunction in dependent clauses and reported speech! Let’s talk about the main uses of ли. Yes or No Questions Ли can be used in yes or no questions. As you may remember, Russian does not use…

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