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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    After long time I started studying Russian again. I am interested in Finno-Ugric languages. I have also Russian pen friends with whom I wish to communicate better.
    MipetKari MipetKari 46-50, M Jan 5

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    I am watching many Russian tv channels, mainly local and ethnic as many have lost their own native languages, the programs are in Russians. The language is usually simple as the...
    MipetKari MipetKari 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    so far I speak Arabic, French, English, basic Spanish and basic Turkish. I want to learn Russian, Romanian and Bulgarian. I started learning both Greek and Hindi and stopped. Lack...
    belseg belseg 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    I'm really looking forward to learning Russian, Sign Language and German As of now I can speak Arabic English French Italian Spanish
    yourpetmuzzie yourpetmuzzie 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    So here it is, 12:37am, on my birthday. I'm married to a man I've been in love with since I was 17 years old (and that was quite a while ago). I have a beautiful family. Times have...
    hiswifey16 hiswifey16 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 16

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    I don't really even come on EP anymore. The only reason I don't leave is because I have a few friends on here that I wouldn't ever dream of leaving behind. I just want to have as...
    DestinyDivineXD DestinyDivineXD 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I am a 16 year old male. I cannot stand this place anymore (Ann Arbor Michigan). I'm stuck in school learning useless things Chemistry, Math, and the like. I just want to drive...
    Athelstorm Athelstorm 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    I want to travel the world. I want to write a book. I want to learn everything. I want to research if parallel dimensions existed. I want to live in a fantasy world...was what is...
    littleowlet littleowlet 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    1. I play guitar and piano 2. I can read Russian 3. I speak 3 languages at the moment and I'm learning the 4th 4. I'm a college student (political science) 5. I want to be a...
    styxc styxc 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    We had a Russian exchange student and one point. Jesus Christ I could not stop looking at him! He had pale skin, dark hair, and charcoal/ ashy brown eyes and I loved hearing him...
    kkam34 kkam34 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I believe that the Russian accent is the most seductive.. I love listening to Russian guys speak in their strong Russian draws *-*
    alyssaliv alyssaliv 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    American men tell me that Russian women are loyal and loving. I wonder if this is true of Russian Lesbians as well?
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I'm not Russian I'm american and I'm sorry for posting in this group but I have always wanted to meet a Russian so I thought maybe I could here! :)
    xxdublifexx xxdublifexx 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I want to know if Russian women are tougher than American women. I want to know if they are more aggressive physically and/or sexually as well.
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F Jan 5

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    Adele M. opened the front door to retrieve the paper. The cat scurried away to avoid the shot of cold. Adele M. sat at the piano and played Chopin’s Preludes. Short pieces...
    flipper1966 flipper1966 61-65, M 22 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone I'm New here n admit that I love Russian guys: )
    riya101 riya101 22-25, F Jan 16

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    OK. the men sound like Klingons, but hearing a lady speak with a russian accent always starts the hormones flowing.
    issued1958 issued1958 56-60, M Jan 16

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    American born- russian roots. Family from st Petersburg
    Feedersomemore Feedersomemore 16-17, F Jan 17

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    I work with a lot of different cultures, and I have realized that I have a serious appreciation of Russian accents.
    Frahlick Frahlick 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Typical good student, worked hard in high school, completed my college apps, just wanted to get out of high school. I wanted to be with people who actually wanted to work hard and...
    nondiscrim nondiscrim 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    To be able to play guitar is one of my goals. I have "google searched" "free guitar lessons" and visited so many sites.Too many times I have checked out a website that offers free...
    NamelessWife NamelessWife 41-45, F Jan 10

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    Hey. If anyone shares the same interests that i'm about to post about, feel free to talk to me. :) 1. My name is LisaMarie - but people usually just call me Lisa instead. 2. I...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    On the Inside Looking Out Writing is all I ever wanted to do. The first diary ever given to me was a gift from my brothers’ godparents back in 1975. Kindergarten was soon to...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I speak English, Slovenian and Italian fluently. I did a semester of Arabic (which I completely forgot at this point) and Hungarian (I can still order a coffee when visiting...
    mtea mtea 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 5

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    I'm trying to find a sense of peace and contentment in my life. It's not always easy. There are a lot of things I cannot control (like a frustrating co-worker or having depression...
    AlainaM5 AlainaM5 22-25, F Jan 13

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