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I Want to Learn Russian

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    Anyone Want to Help Me?

    I have wanted to go to Russia since 6th grade when I watched a video in school about Russia. If I ever get the chance to go I want to make sure I can speak the language first. I have a CD+book to learn Russian but it doesn't work for me. There aren't any classes for it nearby...
    americancommie americancommie 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    I Teach Russian

    Hello. I'm from Russia. I'm a 3rd year student in a university. I live in Nizhniy Novgorod (thats on of the biggest russian cities, not very far from Moscow)... So I could teach you clean russian without any accent via skype.
    Romrom Romrom 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    I Wanna Visit Russia...

    I hate it when I see people on tv who go to a foreign country and expect the foreigners to speak their language so if I know I'm visiting a country and they speak something other than the languages I speak, then I have to learn their language. Russia happens to be one of those...
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2011

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    I Think It Sounds Beautiful

    I've always been fascinated by the way the Russian language sounds. Unfortunately, I live in an area that doesn't have Russian language classes--even at the college level. I've had language tapes, but gotten frustrated by the fact that the first 40,000 lessons are for travelers...
    ThatsJustMarvelous ThatsJustMarvelous 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2012

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    :d

    i don't know why. But it seems like such a beautiful language. i already know a few words. Privyet, da, nyet, and thats it. :D
    haram666 haram666 13-15, T 2 Responses Aug 25, 2012

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    I Am Going To Try Pimsleur

    I tried attending Russian classes and made some progress - I learnt the alphabet and some useful phrases. That was four years ago, I am now going to try again, this time using the Pimsleur method. I have read mixed reviews about it, but if it can give me the foundation I need to...
    Russophile Russophile 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 26, 2009

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    My dad speaks Russian.

    . I don't know how though... But I'm going to force him to teach me it because it's a cool language.
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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    Having Trouble Reading Cyrillic Writing.

    Does anyone have an easier way i can learn the cyrillic script?
    MonteCarlo311 MonteCarlo311 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    I speak Russian , but I want to learn English.

    is here someone who wants to communicate ??
    tcJenny tcJenny 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 25, 2014

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    я не понимаю. я плохо говорю по-русски.

    я не понимаю. я плохо говорю по-русски. But I wish I knew some more. And I wish I had friends who not only spoke it but are of the respective country. www.youtube.com/user/realrussiablog
    rembrantpainting rembrantpainting 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2012

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    Ay Yay Yay

    I don't want to have shame bought on me due to a lack of knowing the language but I want to learn more and be able to speak it.
    outbackgween outbackgween 18-21 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    I Can Help

    hey friends!! im russian. if u want to learn russian, i can help, just tell me the way how i can do it. i currently meet with a guy he is studying/learning russian, and we have about 2 hr-class. we practice russian. i wish i could help u all more. but seriously if i am able to...
    roxy555 roxy555 22-25 1 Response Mar 17, 2011

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    Всем привет!

    I am russian - so we could help each other in learning languages )))
    Milaya Milaya 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    I'm Russian, I Can Teach You Via Msn Or Skype!

    Hello everybody! My name is Alex, i'm 32, i'm from Russia. I'm studying english. I'm looking for englishspeaking person who could teach me english. I can teach you russian. i'm interested in music, books, tv series, movie, nature. i'm serious, i have good education. so, you...
    afanasfet afanasfet 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    Screwd By the System

    Well I am sitting here at the computor thumbing through my new Russian for Dummies book and it just makes me madder at my school. I am a freshman that is decently smart and the only language classes given is Spanish and French. I want to learn Russian I will someday hopfuly...
    Connman14 Connman14 16-17 5 Responses May 21, 2008

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    Eventually!

    I missed out on learning when I was young. My Nanna is Ukrainian, but my Dad didn't want to have anything to do with his Russian heritage. His Dad died when he was thirteen, and after that he refused to speak Russian, and now says he doesn't remember any of it (obviously not true...
    Handed Handed 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2012

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    Is there anyone here interested in speaking

    with me and practicing on a regular basis, semi regular is fine. but I am eager to learn.
    GJTF GJTF 22-25, M Dec 14, 2014

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    I do a lot of volunteering

    for a Ballet company. The Russian artistic director teaches me words here and there and I think the Cyrillic alphabet is so interesting.
    Sewmuch2do Sewmuch2do 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I Am Learning On A Free Website...But.

    I realized learning Russian can open a new world for me. I am Native Alaskan and Russian so i felt the need to learn one or the other. I am younger but i figured that is the best time to learn. So if their is anyone to help me learn or have good advice it would help. The website...
    JJnorth JJnorth 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    Made One Attempt and I'm Gunning For a Second One!

    All my life I wanted to learn Russian.  For several years they offered it in my High School, but when I made an attempt to sign up for the classes it ended up being canceled due to a lack of interest.  A few years ago, while using ICQ and I met a lot of folks from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 21, 2009

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    I Want To Reconnect To My Heritage.

    I from a very early age have known that I was Russian/German. My family came here in 1930 and for 3 generations have been in America, no one speaks of Russia in the family but me and my brother are intrigued by our people our land where we came from, and want desperately to go...
    Russiantsarina00 Russiantsarina00 22-25, F Aug 19, 2012

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    Study Russian In Ukraine

    Dear friends! I would like to invite you to one month Russian course in Ukraine! It is a unique opportunity to learn the language in easy and fast way, to live with host families, travel around the best places of Ukraine, participate in exciting activities, practice Russian in...
    StudyRussian StudyRussian 22-25 Jun 3, 2011

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    Russian <3

    I probably study Russian in university. :) I'm a bit nervous. All in all it's a whole new language and cyrillic alphabet is kind of tough. I know nothing about it. Yet i believe that i will survive haha. The reason why i choose Russian is its culture and literature is amazing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 1, 2012

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