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Unit 5: “Кино и телевидение”


Use these interactive flashcards to learn and practice the Unit Vocabulary. Use all the different modes (Flashcards, Match, Gravity, Text, etc.) both to memorize the words and to test yourself.


Review the rules for forming comparative degrees here.

Practice forming comparative adjectives and adverbs: Exercise 1, Exercise 2, Exercise 3, Exercise 4, Exercise 5, Exercise 6.

Review the basics of usage and conjugation of the reflexive verbs here.

Check how well you know the meanings of different Russian reflexive verbs: Exercise 1, Exercise 2, Exercise 3, Exercise 4.

Make sure you see the difference between reflexive verbs and their non-reflexive counterparts: Exercise 1, Exercise 2.


Watch this cartoon about the process of movie production in the USSR “Film, Film, Film”/ «Фильм,Фильм, Фильм».

Check out what movies are on in Moscow cinema theaters.

Watch some Russian TV shows for free on RuTube.

Russian Film Production Studio Mosfilm has uploaded more than 50 movies on Youtube. They are all free to watch, HD-quality, and subtitled in English. Watch some Russian classics here.


Иванушки Int– «Билетик в кино»

Виктория Дайнеко – «Фильм не о любви»

Градусы – «Режиссер»

Songs with comparative forms of adjectives:

Звери – «Напитки покрепче»

Нюша – «Выше»

Полина Гагарина – «Выше головы»

Варвара Визбор – «Ниже Ноля»

Кристина Орбакайте – «Май»

Полина Гагарина – «Драмы больше нет»

Library Resources (on reserve for 1st and 2nd year Russian)

Comparative Degree of Adjectives: Essentials pages 90-93; Grammar in Illustrations pages 156-161; Introductory Russian Grammar pages 413-420 (rules and drills to practice).

Superlative Adjectives: Introductory Russian Grammar page 187 and pages 420-422 (rules and drills to practice).

Reflexive Verbs: Essentials page 182; Introductory Russian Grammar pages 290-296 (rules and drills to practice).

Verb ДАВАТЬ: Introductory Russian Grammar pages 128-130 (rules and drills to practice).

TV in Russia: The Russian’s World page 343.