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Russian culture and language. Differences between Russians and Americans

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  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Russia, Russian language and Russians Ekaterina Vylomova Fulbright scholar at Montclair State University March 19, 2014 E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Brief bio Brief Bio MSc, Bauman Moscow State Technical University E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Brief bio Brief Bio MSc, Bauman Moscow State Technical University BSc, Bauman Moscow State Technical University E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Brief bio Brief Bio MSc, Bauman Moscow State Technical University BSc, Bauman Moscow State Technical University Yandex School of Data Analysis (Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology) E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Briey Brief Information the largest country in the world bordering with 18 countries 65% of its territory is permafrost the lowest temperature is -71 C(-95.8 F) Population 143 million people Moscow: 12 million people Saint Petersburg: 5 million people E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Briey E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Moscow. Red Square . Moscow.Red Square E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Saint Petersburg - - Window to the West and the Venice of the North E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Saint Petersburg - - Window to the West and the Venice of the North E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Travel across Russia -! Moscow-Vladivostok train! E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Travel across Russia (Platzkarten-Wagen) - ! Couchette car: a perfect place for communication! E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Travel across Russia ... or go by car... E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Travel across Russia . Altai mountains E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Travel across Russia The Ural mountains E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Travel across Russia , . , Massive diamond pit in Mirny, Yakutiya E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Travel across Russia Kamchatka E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Travel across Russia - Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Travel across Russia Karelia E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Travel across Russia Anapa E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Briey Most common languages more than 100 languages 92% are Russian native speakers Most common: Ukrainian, Belarusian, Armenian, German, Tatar E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans Basic Facts Ethnics E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans History Russian phonetics Russian lexicon Russian grammar&syntax Russian and English Briey Turgenev I.S.,1882 , ,- , , , ! - , ? , ! E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans History Russian phonetics Russian lexicon Russian grammar&syntax Russian and English Briey Turgenev I.S.,1882 In days of doubt, in days of painful thoughts about the fortunes of my native land, you alone are my support and stay, o great, mighty, truthful, and free Russian language! If it weren't for you, how could I not help falling into despair in view of everything that is taking place at home? But it is impossible not to believe that such a language was given to a great people! E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans History Russian phonetics Russian lexicon Russian grammar&syntax Russian and English Briey History of Russian language Slavic language of Indo-European family IX cent. Cyril and Methodius(Thessaloniki) established Russian alphabet IX-XVII church language only Peter I reforms: beginning of Russian literary language (Derzhavin) E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans History Russian phonetics Russian lexicon Russian grammar&syntax Russian and English Briey History of Russian language XVIII: Russian poetry era Alexander Pushkin: founder of modern Russian literary language Russian language proved to be suitable for the poetry development. This is the best criterion for estimation of phonetic properties of language. E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans History Russian phonetics Russian lexicon Russian grammar&syntax Russian and English Briey : , , ; ; . Alexander Pushkin I loved you; even now I may confess, Some embers of my love their re retain; But do not let it cause you more distress, I do not want to sadden you again. E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans History Russian phonetics Russian lexicon Russian grammar&syntax Russian and English Number poems Cheerful 2(dva) 15(pyatnadtsat') 42(sorok dva) 42(sorok dva) 15(pyatnadtsat') 37(tridtsat' sem') 08(nol' vosem') 5(pyat') 20(dvadtsat') 20(dvadtsat') 20(dvadtsat')! Sad 511(pyat'sot odinnadtsat') 16(shestnadtsat') 5(pyat') 20(dvadtsat') 337(trista tridtsat' sem') 712(sem'sot dvenadtsat') 19(devyatnadtsat') 2000047(dva milliona sorok sem') E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians
  • Introduction Russia Languages in Russia Russian language Russians vs Americans History Russian phonetics Russian lexicon Russian grammar&syntax Russian and English What does Russian speech look like? What does Russian speech look like? I have always thought that the Russian language is a mixture of Spanish with a rounded 'r' , French with a 'zh' sound added and rough German sounds. (Jeremy's teacher, USA) For me, the Russian language is something between a walrus' growl and a Brahms' melody. (Abe, an accountant, UK) Russian language is like a very badly adjusted radio: it is full of extra rustles, crackling and squeaking. (Maria, a translator, France) E. Vylomova Russia, Russian language and Russians