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When starting a conversation in Russian it's not enough to know someone's name: You also have to address a person properly and politely. Our lesson will help you to avoid some possible faux-pas in dealing with intricate Russian politeness rules.

In today's Grammar, we'll encounter formal personal pronouns and the so-called patronymics: A uniquely Russian form of a polite address.

Maturity: General
Native: English, Target: Russian
Hosts: Nikita, Masha
Topics: business
Function: addressing_people

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