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Ukrainian

The nation of Ukraine is forever evolving a sense of identity separate from that of its Soviet past. Your knowledge of this language and culture will make it easy for you to take in astounding facts about Kyiv, the city’s breathtaking capital filled with historic churches and trees, or even the cozy and peaceful town of Lviv, just outside the beautiful western hills.

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People

Click a topic below to see the grammar goals and conversational goals for each chapter.

  • Who Are You?
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    People

    Who Are You?

    • Greet others and bid them farewell
    • Identify subject pronouns
    • Introduce yourself formally
    • Meet new people
    • Change male adjectives to female
    • Distinguish between some nouns and adjectives in the nominative and genetive cases
  • We are Family
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    People

    We are Family

    • Ask questions regarding familial relationships.
    • Describe someone in relation to family members
    • Introduce someone else
    • Understand the idea of the nominative case
    • Use pronoun тут to indicate the place
    • Use pronoun Це to indicate somebody or something
  • Getting to Know You
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    People

    Getting to Know You

    • Articulate feelings
    • Describe physical characteristics
    • Express interest
    • Inquire about a stranger
    • Formulate "yes/no" questions
    • Understand the idea of the accusative case of nouns
    • Use є as equivalent of "is"
  • There’s No Place Like Home
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    People

    There’s No Place Like Home

    • Explain that you are a non-native speaker
    • Explain where you are from
    • Identify languages and countries
    • Inquire about someone’s ability to speak a language
    • Use preposition з "from" and its two forms із and зі
    • Use preposition у and its form в
    • Use verbs вивчати , розуміти and жити in the first person singular, present tense
  • Where did you go to School?
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    People

    Where did you go to School?

    • Discuss the merits of a school
    • Inquire about programs
    • Understand the idea of the locative case of nouns
    • Use past tense forms of verbs навчатися and вивчати

Travel

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  • “How do you say….?”
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    Travel

    “How do you say….?”

    • Ask for clarification
    • Provide and obtain new information
    • Request new vocabulary
    • Say what you would like
    • Use the word кілька "some"
  • Haggling and Money
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    Travel

    Haggling and Money

    • Ask the price for something
    • Buy a ticket for travel
    • Count
    • Negotiate
    • Use countable nouns after numerals
    • Use modal verb могти "can"
    • Use numerals один / одна and два / дві
  • In My Closet
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    Travel

    In My Closet

    • Express future plans
    • Identify various articles of clothing
    • Question statements made by others
    • Distinguish between nouns in masculine, feminine, and neuter
    • Express negation
    • Use nouns (articles of clothing) in the genitive case
    • Use prepositions of time
  • Shop til you Drop
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    Travel

    Shop til you Drop

    • Acquire necessities
    • Find places to shop
    • Gather information from a native speaker
    • Inquire about shops in the local area
    • Use adverbs of place: поблизу , там , звідси
    • Use personal pronoun вона and its form її
    • Use verb мати as modal
  • X Marks the Spot
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    Travel

    X Marks the Spot

    • Ask for and receive directions
    • Describe the location of one object in relation to another
    • Use preposition довкола "around something"
    • Use preposition перед "in front of something"
    • Use preposition позаду "behind something"
    • Use preposition поряд з "next to something"

Activities

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Places

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  • I Don’t Feel Well
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    Places

    I Don’t Feel Well

    • Ask for medication
    • Describe symptoms
    • Speak to a pharmacist
    • Use indefinite pronoun якісь "some"
    • Use interrogative pronoun які "what"
  • Let's Eat
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    Places

    Let's Eat

    • Identify items on the dinner table
    • Offer assistance
    • Order a meal
    • Understand the customs of local dining
    • Use adverb трохи "some"
    • Use nouns in genitive and accusative cases
    • Use possessive pronouns
  • I Can’t Eat That
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    Places

    I Can’t Eat That

    • Ask whether a dish contains certain ingredients
    • Explain that you require a special diet
    • Give compliments
    • Reference senses
    • Use indefinite pronoun якесь
    • Use indicative pronoun ця
  • Help!
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    Places

    Help!

    • Ask questions
    • Declare that a problem exists
    • State that you do not know something
    • Use interrogative words коли , де , котрий , чому
    • Use possessive pronoun свій and its form свою
  • What is Your Emergency?
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    Places

    What is Your Emergency?

    • Answer questions
    • Request emergency aid
    • Use interrogative word що
    • Use verb потребувати + noun in genitive case