Questions for small talk in Ukrainian

Questions for small talk in Ukrainian

You may know your basic questions in Ukrainian but imagine being at a party in Ukraine. What are you going to talk about? That’s why we’ve prepared  a set of questions to break the ice – questions for small talk in Ukrainian. Depending on the situation, people...
My favorite Ukrainian bands

My favorite Ukrainian bands

Do you have some Ukrainian bands in the playlist of your music player? Привіт! Мене звати Іванна Войцехович. Hi! My name in Ivanna Voitsekhovych. I am a new author at Ukrainian Lessons (my previous article about Ukrainian podcasts is here) and in this post, I would...
5 Ukrainian Podcasts to Improve Your Ukrainian 

5 Ukrainian Podcasts to Improve Your Ukrainian 

Try these 5 Ukrainian podcasts to improve your Ukrainian! Isn’t listening the most difficult language skill to master? You work with your teacher, everything goes swimmingly until s/he plays a recording of some native speakers. Their speech seems impossible to...
20 Ukrainian idioms, proverbs and expressions

20 Ukrainian idioms, proverbs and expressions

Ukrainian idioms, proverbs, and expressions are an important part of everyday Ukrainian. Learning to use common idioms and expressions will make your Ukrainian sound more natural, so it’s a good idea to master some of these expressions. Because idioms...
Language situation in Ukraine in 2019 and beyond

Language situation in Ukraine in 2019 and beyond

Ukraine is a bilingual country with Ukrainian and Russian as the two widely used languages. If Ukrainian is the only official state language, why do people speak Russian in Ukraine? How many people consider Ukrainian as their native language? Why do you hear more...
Ukrainian And Russian Languages: How Similar? How Different?

Ukrainian And Russian Languages: How Similar? How Different?

How similar are the Ukrainian and Russian languages? This is probably the most common question foreigners ask us. We are always happy to explain 🙂 In this article, find the similarities and differences between Ukrainian and Russian languages on the different...