Host Family Life: the House

In this lesson, you review rooms in Russian apartments, become acquainted with differences between American and Russian homes, learn to use the домофон, how mail, trash, and elevators work in Russian homes, coming into the apartment itself, differences in the kitchen and bathroom. You will also learn about doing laundry, about bedding, windows, and appliances, as well as etiquette in interacting with your host family on a day-to-day basis. Click on any of the pictures to go to the lesson.

You can download this guide to your mobile device to remember some of the main words of the lesson.