RL102 – 12 Basic Russian Grammar Lesson 12
Original playout date: 11 November 2007
Impersonal dative constructions using datives are being looked at again here, and the key to understanding is that temporary states tend to be impersonal dative constructions, more permanent ones are personal with the person who is in the state being the subject of the verb.
No Song today, but a randomly selected joke from a real Russian joke book. Listen to the end at own risk.
Quote of the clip: “Marry in haste, repent and believe That’s vot Huliganov say.
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Camera: Fuji Finepix
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – medium use
Location: Montreal, Canada
Other people featured: None
Genre: Song, Family
Music used: No song this time.
Languages used: English, Russian
Animals/plants featured: None
Other remarks: This is the second time a lesson took place in a location very different to Warsaw, the first time was in South Africa.