122 – Demonstrative pronouns in the Prepositional case

After the personal and possessive pronouns in the Prespositional case that we covered in the previous lessons, today let’s learn Russian demonstrative pronouns in the Prepositional case.

These pronouns are (Nominative – Prepositional):

This:
э́тот – (об) э́том
э́та – (об) э́той
э́то – (об) э́том
э́ти – (об) э́тих

That:
тот – (о) том
та – (о) той
то – (о) том
те – (о) тех

Now let’s practice use of these pronouns. Nouns and pronouns in the Prepositional are highlighted with their prepositions:

Он живёт в э́том до́ме.
He lives in this house.

Я ничего́ об э́том не зна́ю.
I know nothing about it. / I don’t know anything about it.

По́мнишь, как мы ра́ньше гуля́ли по э́той у́лице?
Do you remember how we used to stroll down this street?

На э́тих выходны́х мы е́дем к роди́телям.
This weekend we are going to our parents.

На тех выходны́х мы бы́ли в кино́.
Last weekend we went to a cinema.

В том до́ме никто́ не живёт.
Nobody lives in that house.

Кни́га вон на той по́лке.
The book is on that shelf.

В том зда́нии находи́тся больни́ца.
That building is the hospital.

Listen to the audio and practice all examples of today’s lesson.

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