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Russian for children and adoptive parents

Welcome to our Russian phrase book with audio, created especially for adoptive parents. Below you’ll find different topics. Each one has a list of useful phrases in Russian.

We’ve created this online phrasebook thinking of people adopting a child from a Russian speaking country. Knowing some Russian will make your life easier and your child will feel more relaxed in their new life. Please, consider sharing this page with other people like you. Thank you.

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FIRST DAYS

You’ll use this mostly at the beginning.

FIRST MEETING
You have just met your child and you want to say hello, your name, etc.

WE LOVE YOU
Important words to tell your child any time: You’re going to live happy and loved.

WE ARE GOING HOME
Explain your child that you’re going to live together in a different country.

SHOWING YOUR HOME
First day at home. You’ll show the parts of the house and your child’s bedroom.

FRIENDS AND FAMILY
Your friends and family will visit you. Learn how to introduce them to your child.

EVERYDAY LIFE

You’ll use this in specific situations.

TIME TO EAT
Do you want to eat? Do you like it? What do you want for lunch? Learn this and more here.

DOCTOR / HEALTH
Your child’s heath is very important. Learn how to ask where it hurts and more.

PLAYING
Your child wants to play and have fun. Learn here useful words about playing.

BEHAVE!
It may happen: you have to tell off your child and explain what’s right and wrong.

BEDTIME / WAKING UP
You’ll be using these phrases every night and every morning.

MORE RUSSIAN

You’ll use this all the time.

Basic Uselful Phrases
You’ll need them: “What is this?”, “I don’t understand”, “please”,etc.

Numbers
Learn how to count in Russian from 0 to 100. You’ll use it very often.

Time Expressions
Now, later, never, always,.. Learn this and also: days of week and months.

Colours and Shapes
Life is full of colours and you’ll need to know how to say them in Russian.

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