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Ukrainian-English Collocation Dictionary presentation by author Yuri Shevchuk

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you a native Ukrainian-speaker who wants to improve your English while enriching your Ukrainian?
A Ukrainian language learner who wants to know how it’s really spoken in Ukraine today?
A professional translator or instructor working in a bilingual environment?
If so, you will be delighted to meet Columbia University’s Yuri Shevchuk, author of the first Ukrainian-English Collocation Dictionary.
This unprecedented volume — a decade-long labor of love — combines elements of six types of dictionaries:
  • translation
  • collocation (words combined in phrases that sound correct to people who’ve spoken a language all their lives)
  • learner’s
  • thesaurus
  • phraseological
  • encyclopedic

Join professor and author Yuri Shevchuk for an intimate, entertaining look into the lovely, ever-evolving Ukrainian language.


October 8
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ukrainian National Museum
2249 W. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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