Russian Lesson 5

Getting Around the City

These conversations recorded by native Russian speakers will help you to practice your Russian listening and speaking skills. You will learn how to ask and give directions in Russian in a variety of situations.

Listen to a person asking for directions to the hotel.

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- Скажите, пожалуйста, где находится гостиница «Турист»?
- Идите прямо два квартала, потом поверните направо.
- Спасибо.
- Не за что.
- Can you tell me where the Tourist hotel is?
- Go straight two blocks, then turn right.
- Thank you.
- No problem.

Listen to person asking for directions to the market.

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- Скажите, пожалуйста, где находится остановка «Рынок»?
- Вам надо сесть на автобус № 25 и проехать 3 остановки.
- А на метро я могу доехать?
- Да, но это не очень удобно. Вам надо будет делать пересадку.
- Повторите, пожалуйста, номер автобуса.
- Номер 25.
- Спасибо большое.

- Can you tell me where the Market bus stop is?
- You should take the bus number 25 and ride three stops.
- Can I get there by metro?
- Yes, but that’s not very convenient. You’ll have to make a transfer.
- Can you repeat the bus number, please?
- Number 25.
- Thank you very much.

Listen to a person asking for directions to the airport.

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- Извините, пожалуйста, вы не подскажете, как доехать до аэропорта?
- Вам надо сесть на троллейбус №1 и выйти через 5 остановок. Потом надо сесть на автобус № 17 и доехать до конечной (остановки).
- Сколько времени это займёт?
- Примерно час.
- Это очень долго.
- Возьмите такси!
- Спасибо.
- Пожалуйста.

- Excuse me, can you tell me how to get to the airport?
- You should take the trolleybus number 1 and get off in five stops. Then you should take the bus number 17 and ride to the last stop.
- How much time will it take?
- About an hour.
- That’s too long.
- Take a taxi!
- Thank you.
- You’re welcome!

Listen to a person asking how to get to the restaurant.

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- Скажите, пожалуйста, где находится ресторан «Россия»?
- Вы хотите идти пешком или ехать?
- Я опаздываю.
- Тогда вам надо сесть на автобус № 3, проехать две остановки и немного пройти назад. Потом около магазина поверните налево.
- Спасибо.

- Can you tell me where the Russia restaurant is?
- Do you wish to walk or ride?
- I’m getting late.
- Then you should take the bus number 3, ride two stops and walk back a little. Then turn left near the shop.
- Thank you.

Listen to a person asking for directions to the post office.

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- Скажите, пожалуйста, как добраться до почты?
- Можно пешком или проехать на трамвае одну остановку.
- А сколько стоит билет?
- 5 рублей.*
- Спасибо.

- Can you tell me how to get to the post office,
- You can walk or go one stop by tram.
- How much is the fare?
- Five roubles.
- Thank you.

* Memorize the declension of the word РУБЛЬ

1 рубль
2, 3, 4 рубля
5 - 20… рублей

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