Russian Tutorial - Beginner - Introduction to Colours
Attention – Lesia Lishchuk – Cheater

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Dear Students,

the school is closed.

This message is to warn everyone who is affiliated with Lesia Lishchuk.

In October 2018 Lesia Lishshuk was fired as director of the language school. It was discovered that she was embezzling / stealing money from the company since it opened in 2016. A police report was created and she will be sued in court.

Lesia was supposed to help running the school according to Ukrainian law. The language school has a lot of students, but almost all payments that the school received from students were hidden by Lesia.

Nearly all the equipment she bought for the school, with company money or money invested by owner, she bought in her own name with delivery to school. The goal was obviously to steal as much equipment as possible if her scheme is discovered.

After Lesia was fired she convinced the landlord of the school office to change the rental contract in her name so that it is not possible to access the office anymore and the school had to pause operations.

The school might not be possible to be rescued but all legal options will be used to get her convicted for fraud and theft. If you are in business with her make sure you are not trusting her with money, get a receipt for all services and be always aware that you might be the next she is stealing from.

- The Owner -

Introduction to Colours

The seven colours of the rainbow

Published on Tuesday, 01 November 2016 and posted in Russian - Beginner
Let's imagine you need to describe your clothes, your belongings or something else and don't really know how to tell their colours in the right way. It will not happen with you anymore after you will have read this article.

Have you ever seen a rainbow? Sometimes when the sun is shining and it is rainy somewhere at the same time, you can see a rainbow. The sun's light is "white", but the water droplets break it up into seven different colours, always in this order:

Красный (red) , оранжевый (orange), жёлтый (yellow), зелёный (green), голубой (light blue), синий (blue), фиолетовый (violet).

To better remember the above, most Russians use a handy mnemonic sentence:
«Каждый охотник желает знать, где сидит фазан».
“Every hunter wants to know where the pheasant is sitting.”








Colours are the adjectives (they are used to describe people and objects).

All the adjectives listed above are of masculine, singular nominative case.

In the Russian language the ends of adjectives change to agree in gender and in case with the noun they describe. 

  Male Female Neutral Plural
Infintiv голубой голубая голубое голубые
Genitiv голубого голубой голубого голубых
Dativ голубому голубой голубому голубым
Accusative голубой голубую голубое голубых
Instrumental голубым голубой голубым голубыми
Prepositive голубом голубой голубом голубых

Make difference between such a words: (colour, colours) and (flower, flowers).
!Различайте слова:  цвет-цвета     и    цветок-цветы.

А-  Какие твои любимые цветы?
Б-  Васильки. Потому что я люблю синий цвет. А твои?
А-  А я люблю розы. Мой самый любимый цвет-красный.
Б- Да, роза- красивый цветок.
В: А я люблю все цветы и все цвета!

This vocabulary will be useful for you in everyday situations and especially in a flower shop.

Wish you a colourful life! 

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