Monthly Archives: February 2012

MiR 040 Shorts – Dove or Dived


You should go to the website, http:www.markinrussia.com and look at the show notes and vocabulary. You’ll get more out of the lesson if you are able to follow it in writing. Todays Quick Grammar Tip concerns the use Dived and … Continue reading

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MiR 039 Relationship differences between Russia and the US


Today we’ll be talking about relationships. The format for today’s discussion is two guys, Kirill and yours truly, sitting in a café discussing relationships and the differences in relationships in the US and Russia. Kirill approached me a couple of … Continue reading

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MiR 038 Shorts – Etcetera, Et cetera, etc.


Todays Quick Grammar Tip concerns the use of etcetera, what it means, how to remember when to use it and also what punctuation to use it. The Latin term etcetera, or et cetera has been adopted into the English language. … Continue reading

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MiR 037 Mark in Russia – The Year in Review


The Year in Review, 1981 Welcome to the Mark in Russia Podcast Network and Episode # 037. I’m Mark and today I’m going to take you for a journey back in time. I was recently listening to an Adam Carolla … Continue reading

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MiR 036 Shorts – i.e or e.g.


Welcome to the Mark in Russia podcast network, episode #36, and I’m your host, Mark. This episode is part of my series of “Shorts” and by this I mean approximately 5 minute long podcasts which are aimed at explaining a … Continue reading

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MiR 035 Shorts – A or An and Thuh or Thee


Today’s Quick Grammar Tip deals with when to use the indefinite articles “A” and “An” and also the rules regarding the correct pronunciation of the definite article “The”. Some of you have been taught that the indefinite article is “a” … Continue reading

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