Lesson 5: Getting Around the City (Directions)

Directions in Russian language

In this lesson you will learn:

  • how to to give commands
  • the cases in Russian language
  • the genitive case of nouns and personal pronouns
  • the dative case of personal pronouns in the construction НАДО + infinitive

Lesson self-study checklist

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Vocabulary Giving and asking directions
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Grammar The cases of Russian nouns
Grammar Nouns - The genitive case
Grammar Pronouns - The genitive case
Grammar Pronouns - The dative case
Grammar Imperative mood -- Formal vs. Informal
Vocabulary Lesson words and phrases

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