In this lesson, discover the Vocative case in Ukrainian by listening to the popular Ukrainian children’s poem “Білі мухи”. Learn new vocabulary and maybe even try to memorize the poem with Віталій (9 years old) and your teacher Анна.

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In this Ukrainian Lesson you will:

  • listen to my introduction about вірші;
  • listen to the Ukrainian children’s poem “Білі мухи” recited by Vitaliy;
  • learn new vocabulary and structures from the poem;
  • learn about using and forming the Vocative case in Ukrainian;
  • practice using the Vocative case in Ukrainian;
  • discover some great Ukrainian poets and the role of the poetry in Ukrainian schools.

Poets mentioned in the Cultural Info section

  • Тарас Шевченко
  • Іван Франко
  • Леся Українка
  • Максим Рильський
  • Павло Тичина
  • Василь Стус
  • Микола Вінграновський
  • Мирослав Лаюк

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Transcript, Vocabulary List, and Flashcards!

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  • Full transcript & translation of the introduction and poem;
  • Grammar charts: Vocative case in Ukrainian: endings and examples;
  • Bonus Exercise: practice forming the Vocative case;
  • Vocabulary List: new words from the episode in a chart with English translation.

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Anna Ohoiko

Привіт! Мене звати Анна. I am a Ukrainian linguist, teacher, and the Ukrainian Lessons founder. My biggest hobby is to learn foreign languages and my passion to teach the most beautiful one. I also enjoy traveling, cooking and being with my friends and family.

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