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Unit 9: “Здоровье”


Here is a video to help you learn the names of body parts.

Review the body parts vocabulary with this picture dictionary in two parts: Part 1, Part 2.

Check how well you learned body parts here.

Check how well you learned the vocabulary for different diseases: Exercise 1, Exercise 2.

Review all the vocabulary from the unit on the topic “Health and Illnesses” here.

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.


Here is the exercise to practice using the conjunction ЧТОБЫ.

Check your knowledge of both vocabulary and the grammar from the unit with this translation exercise.

Reading comprehension

Check your reading comprehension and vocabulary knowledge by filling in the gaps in this dialogue.

Listening Comprehension

Here are several listening comprehension exercises on the topic “Seeing a Doctor” that have a lot of vocabulary and expressions from this unit of “Golosa.” Highly recommended!


Watch this video and learn some statistics about health in Russia.

Watch this news report about how the Health Day is celebrated in Moscow.

Watch this Soviet cartoonYour Health” / «Ваше здоровье».

Watch as these kids tell us why is it important to practice sports and take care of our health.


Виктор Цой – «Когда твоя девушка больна»

Сплин – «Мое сердце»

Кино – «В наших глазах»

Excerpt from the movie “The Irony of Fate” / «Ирония судьбы, или С легким паром» – «Мне нравится, что вы больны не мной» 

Дима Билан – «Болен тобой»

Нюша – «Больно»

Фабрика – «Заболела тобой»

Глюкоза – «Снег идет»

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

Expressions of Health: Introductory Russian Grammar pages 390-391 (rules and drills to practice).

Conjunction ЧТОБЫEssentials pages 302-303; Grammar in Illustrations page 343; Russian in Exercises pages 222-223 (exercises with answers).

The Instrumental Case Denoting the Instrument of Action: Russian in Exercises page 159 (exercises with answers).

The Verb ЧУВСТВОВАТЬ СЕБЯ: Russian Verbs in Speech pages 111-112.

Verbs ПРИНОСИТЬ/ПРИНЕСТИ and ПРИВОЗИТЬ ПРИВЕЗТИ: Introductory Russian Grammar pages 366-370 (rules and drills to practice).

Body Parts Vocabulary: Oxford Picture Dictionary pages 104-107.

Illnesses and Medical Care Vocabulary: Oxford Picture Dictionary pages 110-120.

Medicine Practices in Russia: The Russian’s World pages 191-206.