Russian Lesson 6

Congratulating People

These dialogues recorded by native Russian speakers will help you to practice your Russian listening and speaking skills. You will learn how to extend an invitation, wish Happy birthday or Merry Christmas, and congratulate with New Year in Russian.

Listen to John inviting his friend to a birthday party.

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- Привет, Джон!
- Здравствуй, Майк!
- Рад тебя видеть, приглашаю тебя на День рождения!
- Спасибо, а когда и во сколько придти?
- Завтра вечером в семь часов.
- Отлично. Приду с удовольствием!
- Пока.
- Hi John!
- Hi Mike!
- Glad to see you. I want to invite you to my birthday party!
- Thank you. When and what time shall I come?
- Tomorrow in the evening at seven.
- Great. I’d love to come.
- Bye-bye.

Listen to Anton inviting his friend to a party on the phone.

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- Алло, Антон?
- Кто это?
- Это Дима.
- А, Дима, очень рад тебя слышать.
- Приходи ко мне в гости сегодня вечером.
- Спасибо за приглашение, но я очень занят сегодня.
- Жаль.
- Может быть, ты придёшь завтра?
- С удовольствием.

- Hello, Anton?
- Who’s speaking?
- This is Dima.
- Oh, Dima, glad to hear you.
- Would you like to come visit me tonight?
- Thank you for the invitation, but I’m very busy today.
- What a shame!
- Maybe, you can come tomorrow?
- I’d love to come.

Listen to Oleg inviting his friend to a Christmas party.

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- Привет, Олег!
- Привет, Наташа!
- Поздравляю с Рождеством!
- Спасибо.
- Где ты отмечаешь праздник?
- Ещё не знаю.
- Приходи ко мне.
- Хорошо. А кто ещё придёт?
- Маша, Сергей и Максим.
- Очень хорошо. Я давно их не видел.

- Hi Oleg!
- Hi Natasha!
- Marry Christmas!
- Thank you.
- Where are you going to celebrate?
- I don’t know yet.
- Would you like to come to my place?
- OK. Who else is coming?
- Masha, Sergei and Maxim.
- Very good. I haven’t seen them for a while.

Listen how to wish Happy birthday to a friend.

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- Привет!
- Привет!
- Поздравляю с Днём рождения!
- Спасибо.
- Желаю счастья, здоровья, успехов.
- Спасибо.
- А это тебе.
- Что это?
- Подарок.
- Большое спасибо.

- Hi!
- Hi!
- Happy birthday!
- Thank you.
- I wish you happiness, health and success.
- Thank you.
- And this is for you.
- What’s this?
- It’s a present.
- Thank you very much.

Listen to the teacher and students wishing Happy New Year to each other.

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- Здравствуйте, Наталья Владимировна!
- Здравствуйте, ребята.
- Мы поздравляем вас с Новым годом!
- Спасибо, я вас тоже.
- Желаем вам успехов и здоровья!
- Мне очень приятно. А я желаю вам успехов в учёбе.

- Hello, Natalya Vladimirovna!
- Hello guys.
- Happy New Year!
- Thank you. Happy New Year!
- We wish you health and success!
- I’m very pleased. I wish you success in your studies.




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