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 ДЕЛА? – How are you?
Отлично – excellent
Очень хорошо – very good
Хорошо – good
Нормально – not bad (literally – normal)
Неплохо – not bad
Плохо – bad (we do say that sometimes, especially when asked by a close friend. And then we expect the friend to ask – What happened???)
Ужасно – awful (same thing: a short – or not very short! – report is following)