Russian Parasitic Words

Russian Parasitic Words
13 June 2017

You can read Pushkin and Tolstoy in Russian, but can you understand a conversation on the street? Fear not! In this video, Liden & Denz intern Ryan Gourley will discuss fillers in Russian casual speech, known as parasitic words or “слова-паразиты.”

Posted by Tilly Hicklin

My name is Tilly, and I am an intern and Russian language student at Liden & Denz in St. Petersburg. I am on my year abroad from the University of Bristol, where I study in England. My main interests are art, literature and history and I also love to travel. I look forward to telling you all about my time in St. Petersburg!

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