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Shevchenko reads poetry and cooks borsch: how a student from the USA became the star of Ukrainian Instagram

Meet this is Judah. He came from America to Ukraine to study as a doctor and started instagramwhere he talks about his life. Journalists met Judah Radio Liberty and shot a video about him.

Photo: instagram.com/judah_18 screenshot

“Hello, I’m healthy, hello, how can I help you?” (hello everyoneоin, hello, how are you?) - so in English and Ukrainian greets Jude readers on Facebook.

Jude is 23 years old, he studies in English, but knows Ukrainian and has mastered Polish a little.

“My group is all from Poland, so I speak a little Polish, I don’t understand everything, but I can say something,” says Judah in Polish.

The student admits - it was difficult to learn Ukrainian.

“I almost cried, honestly, I almost cried,” he says. “A lot of cases, I don’t know where to put the stress!”

Photo: instagram.com/judah_18 screenshot

“I was in the store, I wanted to pay for groceries. I said that I plаChu, but I meant that I was cryingу “- says the young man. - And the saleswoman says: “Don’t cry, it’s not so expensive!” And everyone was laughing at me like that! I also laughed because it’s really funny. ”

“I felt that living in this country and not know the language is disrespect for other Ukrainians, I just think so. And I mean - learn the language well. Not such simple sentences, for example, “I love you,” he adds.

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Judah came to study in Ukraine on the advice of his aunt, who studied here back in the 70s. He often emphasizes that a Ukrainian diploma is valid in the United States. But you need to pass exams to practice medicine.

He often calls himself Yura from Kolomyia (a city in the Ivano-Frankivsk region).

Photo: instagram.com/judah_18 screenshot

At the same time, Judah is teaching subscribers American slang.

“You know, between the young people in America we very rarely write“ how are you, ”he tells the subscriber when asked about the greeting in English. - You can say: yo, bro, what's up, wassup, how you feel, how you doin, how you were, what's going on, what's Gucci, what's popping, "y'aight".

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He is asked: “Are you nuts? What does it mean - are you a nut? ”, To which Judah laughingly answers:“ No, nuts are something like “are you crazy?” or "are you crazy?"

Photo: instagram.com/judah_18 screenshot

And he masters the Ukrainian cuisine - in the saved instorizor showed how he cooked real Ukrainian borsch.

“And last, but not least - sour cream!” - Judah says off-screen with a plate of borsch.

Photo: instagram.com/judah_18 screenshot

“This is not for you, Taras,” he turns to the plaster bust of Taras Shevchenko, who is standing right there on the table.

By the way, Shevchenko Judah is very respected. In his instagram, a student read by heart to his subscribers a poem: "Less than thirteen past ..."

And the American learns Ukrainian songs and plays the guitar for subscribers, asking them how a particular phrase is translated into English.

“My foreign friends,” Judah addresses subscribers. - Learn Ukrainian! ”

“You will not regret it, believe me,” he adds, repeating this phrase in English. “This is the best solution!”

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