Friendly Russian: Learning How to Read & Write in Russian

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Chapter 5: Table of Contents


REVIEW of Chapter V

Make sure that you can answer all those questions before beginning this Chapter.

    1.What are the ‘spheres of influence’ of the prepositional case? (In other words, what can it express?) Provide examples for each of its functions.
    2. Why is it called “prepositional?” What are the prepositions which are used with it?
    3. What is the most common ending of nouns in the prepositional case? What is the less common ending and what type of nouns adopt it in prepositional? Give examples.
    4. Which exceptions do you know?
    5. Have you mastered conjugations of verbs that are introduced in chapter II?
    6. Can you ask about a 3rd person’s name? (What’s his/her name?)
    7. Do you know how to ask whose a thing is?
    8. Can you declare your possession(s) of something and ask about someone else’s possession(s)? (like: I have a car. Do you have a car? Does s/he have a car?)
    9. Do you know how to ask about your friend’s wellbeing in Russian? How to ask if everything is OK? How to welcome a newcomer?
    10. Can you ask about directions or/and give directions? Can you ask about time?
    11. Check out if you know how to ask permission and how to ask a person not to do something.


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