Russian and Slavic Grammar: Studies 1931 - 1981 (Janua by Roman Jakobson

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It is important to note that you will not be allowed to leave Russia with more money than you declared on arrival. • While in Russia, it is wise to keep receipts for everything you buy as well as ask for a certificate from shop owners showing that you paid for items with hard currency. • If you have connecting flights, be sure to reconfirm in advance and arrive 2 to 3 hours early for flights and lengthy customs processing. • Make sure your luggage is clearly marked inside and out and always keep an eye on it when in public places.

Nbit@ tE´-shé That's enough! {dfnbn@ hvE´ -tEt 25 26 Say It Right in Russian COMMON EXPRESSIONS When you are at a loss for words but have the feeling you should say something, try one of these! No problem. {jhjij= hÅ- RÅ-shO´ Ok! Kflyj= lÅ´d- nÅ Never mind! Pf,elmˆ zÅ- bø´d Ouch! Fqˆ I Great job! Vjkjltwˆ mÅ- lÅ- dé´ts Essential Words and Phrases Good luck! Elfxb@ ø-dÅ´- chE My goodness!

By foot) Blb@ E -dE´ Wait! Gjlj;lb@ pÅ-dÅzh-dE´ Slow down! Vtlktytt@ mé´d- lé-né-é Come here! Gjljqlb@ pÅ- dI- dE´ Essential Words and Phrases EMERGENCIES Fire! Gj;fh@ pÅ -zhÅ´R Help! Gjvjubnt@ pÅ- mÅ- gE´ -tEé Hurry! Crjhtt@ skÅ- Ré ´-yé Call the police! @ vE´-zÅ-vE -tEé mE - lE´ -tsE-yø Call an ambulance! Dspjdbnt crjhe. speak English. You may be asked how long you intend to stay and if you have anything to declare. • Have your passport ready. • Be sure all documents are up-to-date. • You will be required to fill out a customs form declaring personal items you are bringing into the country.

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