the impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life. ~Agnes Repplier
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Russian phonics 101
In the early 1800s, archeologists used the Rosetta Stone as a key to translate Egyptian hieroglyphs. In Russia, I'm using internationally recognized faces and signs (and the occasional street sign) as a key to the written Russian language. Here are some examples.
With these examples, can you figure out the internationally known (and very important) word in the first picture?