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3-Minute Russian Season 1, Lesson 2 - Greetings
Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute Russian Season 1, Lesson 2 - Greetings. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to greet someone in Russian.
Body
Becky: Here's the informal way to say 'Hi.' in Russian.
Elena: [Normal] Привет.(Privet.)
Becky: This expression has only one word meaning 'Hi'
Elena: [Normal] привет. [Slow] привет. (privet)
Becky: Listen again to the informal expression meaning 'Hi.'
Elena: [Slow] Привет. [Normal] Привет.
Becky: Ok, now let's see the formal way to say 'Good day.'
Elena: [Normal] Добрый день.(Dobryy den'.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'good'
Elena: [Normal] добрый [Slow] добрый (dobryy)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'day'
Elena: [Normal] день [Slow] день(den')
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'Good day.'
Elena: [Slow] Добрый день. [Normal] Добрый день.
Becky: Following is the informal way to say 'See you.'
Elena: [Normal] Пока.(Paka.)
Becky: This expression has only one word meaning 'see you.'
Elena: [Normal] Пока. [Slow] Пока.(Paka.)
Becky: Listen again to the informal expression meaning 'See you.'
Elena: [Slow] Пока. [Normal] Пока.
Becky: Finally is a formal way to say 'Goodbye.'
Elena: [Normal] До свидания.(Da svidaniya.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'till'
Elena: [Normal] до [Slow] до(da)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'meeting (next)'
Elena: [Normal] свидания [Slow] свидания(svidaniya)
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'Goodbye.'
Elena: [Slow] До свидания. [Normal] До свидания.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Elena: There are many greetings in the Russian language. If you’re not sure which one to choose, you can just say [здравствуйте (zdrastvuyte)], which means "hello". This is a polite greeting that is appropriate at any time of the day.

Outro

Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!
Elena: Пока.

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Friday at 06:30 PM
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Did you already know any of these greetings?

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Tuesday at 07:39 PM
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Привет, Софиэ!


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Софиэ
Saturday at 07:20 AM
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Привет

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Tuesday at 05:37 PM
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Здравствуйте, Rein!


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Rein Jonkman
Sunday at 06:43 PM
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Да, я их уже знаю.

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Tuesday at 04:59 PM
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Здравствуйте, Mohsen!


Можно посмотреть знаменитые российские фильмы "Брат", "Брат 2", а также сериалы "Кухня" и "Екатерина".


С уважением,

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mohsen
Sunday at 05:36 PM
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Здравствуйтe.Вы могли бы назвать какие-нибудь русские фильмы для повышения уровня говорения؟

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Tuesday at 07:18 PM
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Hello R,


thank you for the cute emoticon 😇

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R
Friday at 05:42 PM
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Tuesday at 09:30 PM
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Hello Angelo,


Спасибо for taking the time to leave us a comment. We are happy to have you here❤️️

I would recommend you to start with the alphabet and pronunciation. You can find it here:

https://www.russianpod101.com/russian-resources/


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Angelo
Friday at 02:54 AM
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Good evening (it's evening where I live),

Could you clarify in a few sentences how to start. A small guide for someone who's never used on line language lessons would be useful.

It is a bit confusing.

Thanks for helping me out.