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Nature is the twenty-seventh (assuming read left to right) skill in the language tree for Russian. This skill has five lessons, and you will learn about the weather and the natural world, as well as category of state.

Grammar Notes[]

It's Raining![]

Russian uses the verbs "идти/пойти" with the type of precipitation. These verbs can be translated as "ongoing" (e.g "идёт дождь= the rain is ongoing=it's raining)

In the Summer[]

Russian uses the instrumental case for "in summer/winter/etc." Memorize them as follows:

  • Весной = in spring
  • Зимой = in winter
  • Осенью = in autumn
  • Летом = in summer

Category of State[]

When you are expressing the state of something, you use a short form of an adverb or adjective.

For example:

  • Мне холодно = I am cold

Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • снег = snow
  • дождь = rain
  • идёт дождь = it's raining
  • идёт снег = it's snowing
  • тепло = warm
  • холодно = cold

Lesson 2[]

  • грязно = dirty
  • цветок = flower
  • веснa = spring
  • зимa = winter
  • осень = autumn
  • лето = summer

Lesson 3[]

  • небo = sky
  • тучa = rain cloud
  • ветер = wind
  • сильный = strong
  • температура = temperature
  • градус = degree
  • плюс = plus
  • минус = minus

Lesson 4[]

  • туман = fog
  • солнце = sun
  • шумно = loud
  • тихо = quiet
  • прекрасный = beautiful, splendid
  • сад = garden

Lesson 5[]

  • север = north
  • восток = east
  • юг = south
  • запад = west
  • море = sea
  • тогда = then
  • звезда = star

References[]

Duolingo Lesson: www.duolingo.com/skill/ru/Weather-and-Nature