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I Want to Learn Russian

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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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    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 speak Russian , but I want to learn English.

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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...
    Communistcatz Communistcatz 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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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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    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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    :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
    unknowninvisible unknowninvisible 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2012

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    So I've been learning for a couple if years. It's a great language but the grammar is a killer. I really need to find native Russian speakers to talk to. Any Russians on here who...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Would you like to practice Russian speech or spelling or writing? Just Skype me as: andreishaiko
    andreishaiko andreishaiko 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Hi, So I just moved to another city in Sept. far away from my past. I am divorced and have kids that live with their mom. My divorce just became final in April of this year (I have...
    Startingoveragain44 Startingoveragain44 41-45, M Nov 13

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    I want to learn Russian or expand my French vocabulary but can not find a teacher for either.
    noirlune noirlune 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    Am currently trying to learn russian, it's actually not too difficult ^_^
    Selphira Selphira 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am fluent in English, Dutch, French, Chinese, German and speak intermediate Japanese. I was classically educated and have a working knowledge of Latin. I would like to learn...
    lccraze lccraze 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    i want to learn how to speak/read/write: Italian Russian Romanian Greek Latin
    Alexandralanon Alexandralanon 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I Believed My Parents & My Elders Told Me The Truth About Who They Were The FOIA has allowed me to access information I did not have as a child. The KGB files have made their way...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    My third anniversary on EP was in August 2014. I am a bit behind. You know how life keeps you busy. So it is time for me to share what I have learned in this past year. I hope you...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 6 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I am from Russia and when I tell people that they react , I think weird . Guys often say that they always wanted to date a Russian girl. Some of them are not serious at all, they...
    ladolce ladolce 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 15

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    I'm a Russian and I'm proud, but over the years I've been growing to resent Mother Russia. All my life I've been bullied because of my thick, heavy Russian accent. I live in...
    AlexandraTheRussianRomanov AlexandraTheRussianRomanov 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I want to learn French. I would like to go to Canada and French would be helpful. lol
    regalshewolf regalshewolf 41-45, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    As I reflect on my life...I am forever thankful for the bad things that have happened in my life. For they have open my eyes to the good things that I obviously didn't pay much...
    LosNLove LosNLove 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    I would love to learn Korean <3
    ThatoneinLove ThatoneinLove 16-17, F 17 hrs ago

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    I was born in Russia and moved to US in late 90s. I still speak, read and write perfect Russian, and would love to meet other people who can do the same.
    pchela pchela 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I love my Russian man, he's so sweet and thoughtful. :) <3
    Pixadelia Pixadelia 18-21, F Nov 8

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    Because movies Russian mafias are so cool.
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    There is nothing hotter than a good looking Russian man, with manners.
    Pixadelia Pixadelia 18-21, F Nov 17

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    The quickest way to get my heart racing... Have a russian accent ~<3
    TheCasualChick TheCasualChick 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have a friend who is also in a sexless marriage. One day she came to me with this same problem. Her refuser/husband had an account on POF. He gave the same lame excuses as your...
    SEXLESSINRI SEXLESSINRI 26-30 21 mins ago

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    I really want to go stay near my parents for a while and learn to surf :D that's pretty adventurous for me!!!!
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am learning Chinese Mandarin to help me find an Asian wife. I love how polite, pretty, fashionable and always well presented Asian ladies are. Any help from EP please.
    mike4321a mike4321a 51-55, M 2 hrs ago

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    I'm trying to learn German because its a cool language. :3
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    trying to learn how this site works
    mbithi mbithi 26-30, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    There is this guy at my uni and he helps me with my work because I have learning difficulties however... We used to speak and were intimate for about a month, however I broke...
    Spaterson123 Spaterson123 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I'm writing this for anyone who finds it hard to say No. Or if you allow other people to overstep the boundaries. That, in the words of One Direction, is The Story of My Life...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    1) Birth name: Zachary Gannon Marten (my last name) 2) Name backwards: Nodnal 3) Were you named after anyone?: Not that I know of.. 4) Does your name mean anything?: Landon...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 2 days ago