Basic Russian phrases: How are you? – Как дела?

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)