Rites of Passage

Human societies have long celebrated rites of passage, which effectively divide life into stages. The most commonly practiced among these today include those surrounding birth, marriage, and death. The resources below also discuss the institution of marriage and cultural elements that surround birth, marriage, education, and death.

Olga’s Blog: Жаркие экзамены 2 (Exams in Russia)

This is Lesson 4, Part 2 of Olga’s Blog, a series of intermediate Russian lessons. Hover over the bold Russian to reveal its English translation (note that most of the highlighted words will have additional linguistic/cultural commentary below). Red words and phrases indicate the subject of this blog entry’s grammar lesson. Asterisks indicate slang. Привет! В прошлый раз […]

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