039 – “I speak Russian” in Russian and other useful phrases

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Today let’s take a break from the Russian grammar and work on your vocabulary. In this lesson you’ll learn how to say “I speak Russian”, “Do you speak English?” and other useful Russian phrases.

Listen to the audio track and repeat at it:

Я говорю́ по-ру́сски.
[ya ga-va-ryú pa-rús-kee]
I speak Russian.

Я не говорю́ по-ру́сски.
[ya nye ga-va-ryú pa-rús-kee]
I don’t speak Russian.

Я немно́го говорю́ по-ру́сски.
[ya neem-nó-ga ga-va-ryú pa-rús-kee]
I speak a little Russian.

Вы говори́те по-англи́йски?
[vy ga-va-rée-tee pa-ang-leés-kee]
Do you speak English?

Вы говори́те по-испа́нски?
[vy ga-va-rée-tee pa ees-páns-kee]
Do you speak Spanish?

Вы говори́те по-францу́зски?
[vy ga-va-rée-tee pa-fran-tsus-kee]
Do you speak French?

Я не понима́ю.
[ya nye pa-nee-má-yu]
I don’t understand.

Напиши́те э́то, пожа́луйста.
[na-pee-shée-tee é-ta pa-zhá-lus-ta]
Could you write it down please?

Повтори́те, пожа́луйста.
[pav-ta-rée-tye, pa-zhá-luî-sta]
Please, repeat.

Говори́те ме́дленно, пожа́луйста.
[ga-va-rée-tye myéd-lyen-na, pa-zhá-luî-sta]
Please speak slowly.

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  1. colette says:

    Hello, how are you?

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