How to ask ‘How are you”‘ in Russian? Gestures and colors will help you to memorise the answers. Watch the video, repeat after me and copy the intonation.
КАК ДЕЛА́? – How are you?
Отли́чно – excellent
О́чень хорошо́ – very good
Хорошо́ – good
Норма́льно – not bad (literally – normal)
Непло́хо – not bad
Пло́хо – bad (we do say that sometimes, especially when asked by a close friend. And then we expect the friend to ask – What happened???)
Ужа́сно – awful (same thing: a short – or not very short! – report is following)