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Introduction to Instrumental Case

Please add notes to the grammar section of your Interactive Notebook.

Source: Mrs. Wardle

Introduction to Instrumental Case

Watch this overview about the Russian Instrumental Case, then go back and copy the chart from the beginning of the video into your notebook. If you need more clarification, you can look at the chart in your textbooks.

Uses for instrumental case:
1. Instruments. With what?
2. to denote:
-means or manner
- with
- the time something occurs
- to mean "by someone" in a passive sentence
3. verbs that require the instrumental case
- "to be" verbs
- verbs "to work as"/"to serve as"
- verbs indicating interest in/occupation with something

Personal pronouns in the instrumental case in Russian