More Russian – Let’s get Introductions and Questions out of the way


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I’m smart, funny, kind, handsome, successful

Ja umnyi, smeshnoi, dobryj, simpatichnyj, uspeshnyj

(ja oo’mnyi, smeshno’i, do’bryi, simpatee’chnyi, uspe’shnyi;

[you can add/remove adjectives after ‘Ja’ to better fit your profile/character when introducing yourself.]

Self introduction in Russian, questions

My name is John – Menja zovut Dzhon (mjenja’ zovu’t John);
What is your name? – Kak tebja zovut? (ka’k tjebja’ zovu’t);
I’m from name of country – Ja iz name of country (ja ee’z name of country) [usually country names in Russian are pronounced the same (or almost the same) as in English language];
I speak English – Ja govoryu po angliiski (Ja gavarju’ pa anglee’jski);
I can speak little Russian – Ja mogu nemnogo govorit’ po-russki (ja magoo’ nimno’ga gavaree’t’ pa rooskih);
Can you speak English? – Vy mozhete govorit’ po-angliiski? (vi mo’zhiti gavaree’t’ pa anglee’jski);
Do you speak English? – Ti govorish po-angliiski (ti’ govori’sh po angli’iski);

Do you understand? – Ty ponimaesh (ti paneema’esh)
How old are you? – Skolko vam (formal) tebe (informal) let (skolko vam/tebe let)
I’m _____ years old – Mne _____ let (mne ____ le’t)

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