Category Archives: Education

MiR 064 – Shorts – Unwritten Rules in America, Episode 2


Hi and welcome back to the Mark in Russia Broadcast and I’m Mark. Today I’m going to continue the topic started in episode 063, which was a topic suggested by one of my listeners. Remember, you should go to my … Continue reading

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MiR 059 Team Obama – Running Down the Clock


Here’s another election year special from the Mark in Russia podcast. Check out the extensive show notes at http://www.markinrussia.com  

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MiR 056 Shorts – Jump the Shark


Welcome to the Mark in Russia Podcast Network, episode # 056, and I’m your host, Mark. You can listen to all of my podcasts at http://www.markinrussia.com Today we’ll have one of our weekly Grammar Shorts, which are short podcasts which … Continue reading

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MiR 055 – Reflecting Absence – 911 Memorial


Welcome to the Mark in Russia podcast network, episode number 55, and I’m Mark. You can see and listen to all of my podcasts at http://www.markinrussia.com Sorry I haven’t made a new podcast in the past six weeks, but it … Continue reading

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MiR 054 Perm Russia, From Bad Luck to Cultural Center


Watch all of my podcasts at http://www.markinrussia.com A couple of times a year I go to the city of Perm, Russia on business. Perm was hit by a couple of terrible catastrophes over the past 5 years, but has bounced … Continue reading

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MiR 053 Shorts – Would You Like to Take a Chance?


Welcome to the Mark in Russia Podcast Network, episode # 053, and I’m your host, Mark. You can listen to all of my podcasts at http://www.markinrussia.com Today we’ll have one of our weekly Grammar Shorts, which are short podcasts which … Continue reading

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MiR 052 Shorts – Narcissist and Misogynist


Welcome to the Mark in Russia Podcast Network, episode # 052, and I’m your host, Mark. You can listen to all of my podcasts at http://www.markinrussia.com Today we’ll have one of our weekly Grammar Shorts, which are short podcasts which … Continue reading

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MiR 051 Shorts – Good or Well?


Welcome to the Mark in Russia podcast network, episode #51, 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 050 Shorts – Aggravate or Irritate


Welcome to the Mark in Russia podcast network, episode #50, 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 049 Shorts – Farther or Further and Fewer or Less


Welcome to the Mark in Russia podcast network, episode #49, 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 048 Trying to Explain the American Election System – Mark in Russia


Welcome to the Mark in Russia Podcast network and I’m your host, Mark. Today in episode 048, I’m going to do my best to explain the American election system to my foreign students.  If you understand how things work when … Continue reading

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MiR 047 Shorts – Are You Nauseous or Nauseated?


Welcome to the Mark in Russia podcast network, episode #46, 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 042 1991 The Year in Review


             Welcome to the Mark in Russia Podcast Network and Episode # 042. I try to work with Russian learners of English in terms of language and cultural understanding, while also publishing interesting material for others.  I’m Mark and … Continue reading

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MiR 046 Shorts – Isn’t it Ironic?


Welcome to the Mark in Russia podcast network, episode #46, 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 044 Shorts – Bring or Take


Welcome to the Mark in Russia podcast network, episode #44, 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 045 – How the meaning of “Courageous” has changed in America – Mark in Russia


Welcome to the Mark in Russia Podcast network episode # 045, and I’m Mark. Today is a rather special podcast and also quite a bit different than my usual, but as part of learning a language, learning about the culture … Continue reading

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MiR 043 Short – Lay vs Lie


Welcome to the Mark in Russia podcast network, episode #43, 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 041 Shorts – Hanged or Hung


Welcome to the Mark in Russia podcast network, episode #41, 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 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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