Lesson 2
Anton Zvidky vy? Where are you from?
John Ya z Ameryky. A vy? I'm from America. And you?
Anton Ya z Ukrayiny. I'm from Ukraine.
A vy student? Are you a student?
John Tak, ya student. Yes, I'm a student.
A vy? Vy takozh student? And you? Are you also a student?
Anton Ni, ya pratsyuyu. No, I work.

Grammar Notes

 In Ukrainian, although there do exist words for the verbs [is / am / are], in practice they are always omitted.

Thus to say [I am a student], Ukrainians just say [I student] or Ya student.

To say [I am from America], Ukrainians, just say [I from America] or Ya z Ameryky .

In questions, the verb [is / am / are] is also dropped. To ask [Are you a student?], just say [You student?], i.e. Vy student?.

Similarly, to ask [Where are you from?], just say [From-where you?], i.e. Zvidky vy?.

Note that the Ukrainians use a single word Zvidky to express the phrase [from where].

The Ukrainian words for [Yes] and [No] are Tak and Ni, respectively.