Look at the pictures of the people below and determine whether the statements made about them are true or false.
The formula for asking someone's name literally means “how you they-call?” The answer is literally “me they-call ____”. For now it is best to learn these as whole phrases and associate them with the situations in which they are used.
Based on the picture, choose the appropriate word or phrase for the sentence from the word bank. To check your answer, mouse over the cue underneath the picture.
Amanda, Tony and Denis say До́брый день to greet each other, but there are other possible ways to greet people, depending on the time of day. Click on the images below to listen to the greetings again.
Click on the play button below to hear a greeting, then choose the time of day you are most likely to hear that greeting used.
|4:00 p.m.||8:00 a.m.||10:00 p.m.|
|7:00 a.m.||2:00 p.m.||9:00 p.m.|
|3:00 p.m.||7:00 p.m.||10:00 a.m.|
|6:00 p.m.||12:00 noon||6:00 a.m.|
|5:00 a.m.||8:00 p.m.||4:00 p.m.|
|11:00 p.m.||2:00 p.m.||9:00 a.m.|
You may have heard the Russian for “goodbye” before; note that it is two words in Russian, but pronounced as one. It is similar to the French “au revoir” in that it means something like “until we next see each other.” Listen to it a few times.