There are many basic Russian phrases that are a simple and direct translation from common, everyday English expressions. Here we have summarised for you a good collection of basic phrases to get you going.
It's a good idea to have a copy of The Russian Alphabet
nearby as well. Referring to it as you learn these phrases will help to
increase your understanding of the correct pronunciation of the letters.
The tables below are an excerpt from The Russian Language Phrase Book for Lovers, which is a fantastic guide to conversations in Russian.