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I Speak Russian

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    As A Second Language

    I've been studying Russian at university for a few years now. Unfortunately, this semester my school cancelled the Russian class that I was supposed to take. It's been a bit upsetting because I've really fallen in love with the language. I guess I'll just have to stay in practice...
    beautyofuncertainty beautyofuncertainty 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2013

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    One of my majors in college was Russian.

    I spent a semester abroad in Moscow during my senior year. My background is Ukrainian/Lithuanian.
    WaterOx WaterOx 41-45, M Sep 7

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    In School

    For part of my program in university I am required to study a language, and I ended up choosing Russian. At the time, everyone told me it was a stupid thing to do because it's not a simple language to learn. Half my family can speak Russian to some degree though, so I figured I...
    NewSlangOldTown NewSlangOldTown 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7, 2011

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    Vsem privet! Ya vstupil eto v gruppu potamushto

    ya ishu advokata, osobeno smenyenogo prava. Kto mozhet minya pamozhe? Hi everyone! I joined this group because I'm looking for a Russian family lawyer. Would anyone be abe to help me?Excuse my Russian if it's not grammatically correct. English is my first language and I learnt...
    BluePetal BluePetal 26-30, F 1 Response May 17

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    Всем привет!

    And i just live here, that`s why i speak it
    Milaya Milaya 18-21, F Jan 20, 2009

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    I was born in Russia

    and moved to US in mid 90s. I still speak fluent Russian, and would love to meet someone on here who can speak it as well.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 23

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    8 Years Ago

    eight years ago, i remember my eighth birthday; my great grandfather, my grandparents, my mom and aunt, and my mother all in the same room. At the moment i didn't realize how special it was. Nearing the ending days of my great grand fathers life i remember him walking me down...
    MsLinette MsLinette 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2012

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    I Speak Russian

    I'm Russian and, of course, my first language is Russian. besides, I know English, German and Chinese.
    Tosterrita Tosterrita 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    только немного

    я говорю и понимаю только немного по-русски
    Aigline Aigline 26-30, F Jan 22, 2013

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    I'm a Russian Major

    I'm majoring in Russian at my school - I'm taking fifth-year Russian this fall, and I'm working on a translation of Dostoevskii's first novel. Russian is one of the only things I really and truly care about.
    enfantterrible enfantterrible 18-21 1 Response Aug 5, 2008

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    My mother's Black American,

    but my father was a Ruska Roma or Russian Gypsy. He was born, raised, and after we moved back died in Tallinn, Estonia though. He was ineligible for Estonian Citizenship&held a Russian Passport in order to travel. Never learned Estonian instead speaking Russian as his native...
    BlipsieSwag BlipsieSwag 22-25, M Dec 12, 2013

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    Native Speaker

    I am a native speaker of Russian, but I have lived in the US for over 20 years, so my command of English is not too shabby either. You can msg me if you have any questions, I'll be happy to help.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 9, 2013

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    I Don't Know If You Know This...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-z9Gj4PZgec
    Mandyinreallife Mandyinreallife 16-17, F Nov 20, 2012

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    I Do

    I learnt to speak Russian at school. I have dated Russian women and I married a woman who speaks fluent Russian. So learning Russian has been a plus in my life.
    Moso Moso 41-45, M Jan 15, 2012

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    Всем привет!

    Меня зовут Генри. Мне 22 лет, из Китае. Я здесь познакомиться новые друзья и улучшаться мои знания русском языком. Be my friend? :)
    jak9295 jak9295 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 23, 2012

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    Direction In Life

    Hello there everybody. My name is Rhydian Hughes and I come from a small village in North Wales. I`ve been trying to teach myself Russian for 2 years and I`m still trying. I fell in love with Russian Culture when I was 14 years old and was so fansinated with its...
    Rhydian Rhydian 22-25 5 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    chips24 chips24 18-21, M May 5, 2013

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    But Only Goodbye

    I learned how to say goodbye in Russian from an intelligence officer and when I was in Leavenworth, WA shopping in a Russian gift shop after paying for everything as I went out the door I said those words and they came rushing at me jabbbering in Russian as if I was a long lost...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 11 Responses Apr 28, 2009

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    .

    half of my familly are russians/ukranians. so i am forced speak it, although i'm not very good at speaking, i understand it very well. i love the language, because it is sooo easy and you can communicate with people in any eastern European country.
    stmingiux stmingiux 18-21, F 1 Response May 6, 2008

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    Swedish, German, French, Gallic, and possibly Russian.
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    I wanna learn Russian,spanish,italian, and french all because i am going to those places someday :)
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    Is the speaker or earpiece part of your cellphone or smartphone damaged in some way?No sound? - No problem. There are two speakers in most modern mobile phone devices. One at the...
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    I already speak 3 languages .. Arabic,English and hindi and very little French and very very little Dutch but i do really wanna learn French and Dutch so I can speak 5 languages...
    farnoush farnoush 26-30, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    English (primary), Spanish (secondary), and Austrian German (conversationally).My household growing up was completely monolingual, because my mother only speaks her native English...
    AlphahatesOmega AlphahatesOmega 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I can speak fluent English and Cantonese, and pretty decent Mandarin..but it would be awesome to be able to speak one or two more languages too!
    iiArial iiArial 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    In my family, we speak two languages; French and German. I learned English and Latin (only basic level) at school. When i moved into other countries, i also use to learn at least...
    gomezonfire gomezonfire 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Well, a bit. I'm learning in school and have a speaking assessment coming up. I got full marks on my last speaking assessment, so I hope this one goes well!
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I believe that actions speak louder than words. I know this because in Year Seven I made a friend and we started speaking. He was a very strange and odd child of somewhat complex...
    MaraIsNotKawaii MaraIsNotKawaii 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm English and I'm a mancunian so ye from Manchester but I sound like half Manchester half wiganish cause I have learnt their slang from my Bezzie but I have traits of French...
    sophiebluewolf sophiebluewolf 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I was very afraid to speak my mind up until this morning when I was being spoke down to by my ex boyfriend. I was so scared to tell him how I really felt but now I feel better for...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 13-15, F Aug 28

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    Sure I can speak cat, but that doesn't mean he fecking listens!
    madamfaustus madamfaustus 31-35, F Aug 29

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    I can speak parts of Japanese, Chinese, French and Italian. Learnt them since grade 5 but have trouble remembering some words
    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F Aug 30

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    I speak English mainly but also have my own language which most of my friends think it's an actual language when really it's my own.
    bubblegum18719 bubblegum18719 16-17, F Aug 30

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    I speak conversation French but am much slower with grammar when I'm typing/writing. It'd be helpful to talk with someone who will understand my occasional franglish.
    ElleEstJolieLaide ElleEstJolieLaide 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I'm taking this course on public speaking and it's killing me I hate standing in front a room full of people and talking but I always work hard for my grades so ima have to push...
    FlyMeToTheMoon708 FlyMeToTheMoon708 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    i'm learning to speak German.I like it, and i think its fun to learn coz i like how the word are pronounced,, but its also kinda hard. Wünscht mir viel Glück. ^_^
    CNNMelissa CNNMelissa 13-15, F Sep 2

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    Hold-on here! I stand corrected! I am living and learning that this quote, these words are not always true!!!! I have met many souls that "act" as if this or that is true. The...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I really do believe actions speak Louder than words, so I've learned to read people threw their actions with me in every aspect of my life, especially romances and friendships: so...
    SmartnDangerous SmartnDangerous 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    Of course they do!! Someone tell me they are going to punch me in the face I won't care, they punch me in the face im gonna freak. Of course actions speak louder than words.
    supergirl01 supergirl01 16-17, F Sep 5

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    ¿sabías que eres guapo y hermoso No I'm jk I can't speak spanish :c
    PrincessManuela PrincessManuela 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 11

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    I dont speak french but just learning.. I would like have some french friends as a penpal.. email friend
    ShadowlessSoul ShadowlessSoul 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    Many people take it for granted when you act to help them. They forget this pharse which is true. Actions do speak louder than words if they were not so self centred and could...
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Italian (already can speak a little), Japanese, Swedish and German. I'd love to learn those languages :)
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    I did my persian GCSE when i was 13 and passed with a high mark of A* Im proud of my iranian and british roots. Im happy that i can speak both languages to a high level.
    Karmalama Karmalama 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Actually I speak Spanish, French and a lik bit of english! :D but i want more! Like german, japanese and latin :))
    GreenRay97 GreenRay97 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I speak Portuguese, Spanish and English. And now taking Arabic and Chinese basic language 1 in college.
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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