This is a романтичний (romantic) Ukrainian Lessons Podcast episode!
Listen to a conversation while on a date in Ukrainian, learn new words, and improve your knowledge of Ukrainian verbs ending with -сь / -ся.
Насолоджуйтесь! – Enjoy!

In this Ukrainian Lesson, you will:

  • listen to my brief introduction in Ukrainian;
  • learn some phrases to invite someone on a date in Ukrainian;
  • listen to the conversation during a romantic date in Ukrainian;
  • discover the groups of Ukrainian verbs finishing with -cя, -сь;
  • conjugate the verb of the day: підкоряти;
  • discover the idiom of the day: закохатися по самі вуха;
  • learn about three Ukrainian classic fiction books about love in the Cultural Fact section (in English).

Ukrainian fiction literature about love

  • Григорій Квітка-Основ’яненко “Маруся”
  • Михайло Коцюбинський “Тіні забутих прекдків” (фільм є тут)
  • Ліна Костенко “Маруся Чурай”


  • Іван Франко
  • Павло Тичина
  • Микола Вінграновський

Дякую, що слухаєте! – Thanks for listening!

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Transcript, Vocabulary List, and Flashcards!

Become a premium member to receive the Lesson Notes. The PDF for this episode includes:

  • Full transcript & translation of the brief introduction and main dialogue;
  • Grammar / Vocabulary: verbs finishing with -ся table;
  • The verb of the day: the conjugation chart of the verb of the day;
  • The idiom of the day: this episode’s idiom definition and examples;
  • Bonus Exercises to practice the reflexive verbs and the verb of the day;
  • Vocabulary List: new words from the episode in a chart with English translation.