Workbook Lesson 0A--Cognates Exercise

Student’s Name: ____________________________

Sound out the words in this exercise with the help of your alphabet chart. All of the words in this exercise are shared by English and Russian. Sound out each Russian word and then write its English form in the center column. If you are stuck, look at the hint.

Russian Word

Write the English Equivalent

Hint

мама

mama

granny's kid

папа


the other granny's kid

акт


part of a play

парк


a rest area

порт


any is fine in a storm

террор


Stalin's forte

метеор


falling star

доктор


has infinite patients

трактор


what farmers ride

термометр


it has a lot of degrees

математика


the unnatural science

Арктика


go there for goosebumps

радио


it talks and rocks

радиатор


a source of warmth

драма


unfunny stuff

Африка


a major continent

факт


something undeniable

фронт


put up a good one

танк


heavy-duty vehicle

патент


protector of inventions

Антарктика


opposite of Арктика

капитан


the boat's boss

митинг


let's all get together

план


a good idea

гранит


a hard stone

грамм


European measure

гол


what you score

металл


heavy stuff

телефон


distant sound machine

телеграф


Western Union

телеграмма


a wire

лампа


it sheds much light

ангел


a feathered friend

Италия


the boot country

армия


big bunch of fighters

салат


uncooked greens

аспирин


headache medicine

министр


government official

система


organization

сигнал


it let's you know

авиатор


a flier

ветеран


he's been around

витамин


health pills

веранда


where southern belles sit

студент


an easy job

университет


sports-fraternity complex

аудитория


a good place to spectate

литература


like, uh, novels & poems

август


a summery month

вулкан


a geological zit

табак


avoid this

бар


an urban oasis

банан


fruit with appeal

балет


home of the tutu

парламент


British legislature

крокодил


Capt. Hook's nemesis

президент


US head honcho

физика


a natural science

базар


a bizarre market

кризис


a major problem

виза


you need it to travel

визит


the shorter the better

фантазия


like, unreal!

формула


chemical recipe

апрель


a springy month

культура


I ain't got none of it

календарь


where you get dates

техника


technical stuff

механик


the car-fixer

характер


personality

хоккей


ice game

медицина


what doctors do

цемент


heavy stuff

цивилизация


results of civil engineering?

машина


mechanical device

галоши


rubbers

шарлатан


an insincere guy

борщ


Russian soup

экспорт


take it away!

эскалатор


the way upstairs

экватор


some like it hot

поэт


writes poems

нюанс


it's easy to miss

мираж


it's not what it seems

журнал


a magazine

журналист


a journal worker

жасмин


tea flower

Женева


Swiss city

жакет


goes with a tie

жираф


an excellent necker

чемпион


the guy with the gold

Шанхай


city in China

Нью-Йорк


The Big [Red Fruit]

май


another spring month

гейзер


a worthless gusher

Чайковский


big Russian composer

музыка


tunes

зоопарк


where animals live