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Introduction to Ukrainian language and culture
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4.2 Different sounds

Watch Video 1 which covers how to pronounce the letters in the Ukrainian alphabet.

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This week, we focus on the vowels a, e, i and o.

Activity 7: Ukrainian and English words

Timing: 10 minutes

Match Ukrainian and English words. You won’t recognise all of the letters, but you can guess.

Using the following two lists, match each numbered item with the correct letter.

  1. кафе

  2. театр

  3. гітара

  4. парк

  5. офіс

  • a.guitar



  • d.park

  • e.café

The correct answers are:
  • 1 = e
  • 2 = c
  • 3 = a
  • 4 = d
  • 5 = b


The matching pairs are:

  • кафе / café
  • театр / theatre
  • гітара / guitar
  • парк / park
  • офіс / office

Well done if you managed to guess! You are attentive!