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Kitchen and Food is the fifty-fourth (assuming read left to right) skill in the language tree for Russian. It contains a total of six lessons, and the main focus of this skill is learning new vocabulary for various foods and kitchen items.

Grammar Notes[]

Съесть vs. Поесть[]

Both are perfectives of есть, but cъесть is the most common. It describes that you have completed the action of eating ("I ate an apple"). Поесть is different; its meaning is closer to "had a bite/piece of something" where the focus is on the action of eating rather than what was eaten.

Килограмм[]

Килограмм can be either килограмма or килограмм in the genitive singular when following numbers (both are acceptable).

Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • апельсин = orange
  • торт = cake
  • кусoк = piece
  • сахар = sugar
  • толстый = fat
  • отрежь(те) = cut
  • яблоко в шоколаде = chocolate apple

Lesson 2[]

  • яблочный = apple (adjective)
  • шоколадный = chocolate (adjective)
  • апельсиновый = orange (adjective)
  • кастрюля = saucepan
  • соус = sauce
  • плита = stove

Lesson 3[]

  • сломана = broken
  • помидор = tomato
  • ручка = handle
  • банан = banana
  • продавец = salesman
  • свежий = fresh
  • салат из помидоров = tomato salad

Lesson 4[]

  • каша = porridge
  • лимон = lemon
  • сладкий = sweet
  • теплее = warmer
  • холоднее = colder
  • сразу = at once
  • съесть = to eat (perfective)
  • макароны = pasta, noodles

Lesson 5[]

  • столовая = cafeteria
  • печенье = cookies
  • половина = half
  • килограмм = kilogram
  • худой = thin
  • соль = salt
  • огурец = cucumber

Lesson 6[]

  • банка = jar
  • подарить = to present
  • пакет = packet, bag
  • бутылка = bottle
  • бесплатный = free
  • только что = just now
  • пробовать = to try

References[]

Duolingo Lesson: www.duolingo.com/skill/ru/Kitchen-and-Food