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I Want to Learn Russian

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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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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 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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    :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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Is there anybody who wants to learn english and speaks Russian? If so maybe we could exchange lessons
    ajh177 ajh177 13-15, M 13 hrs ago

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    Learning Russian is my all time goal.
    drepanidae drepanidae 13-15, T 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    We all learn things in different ways & in different times. Some of us like me who have the hardest head in the known universe have to go around the mountains several thousand...
    OpenMan44 OpenMan44 41-45, M 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I love learning languages. I've tried to learn 16 languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Polish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Finnish, Russian, Italian, Czech...
    000Thallensjaan 000Thallensjaan 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    EP STAFF AND MODS: PLEASE DELETE A HORRIBLE COMMENT. I posted a Question about a week ago : EP Link I had a lot of sympathetic and kind advice, it was wonderful. but from ONE...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 5 Responses Feb 5

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    I want to learn French. I need someone my age who is fluent so I can practice it when I speak to him/her
    anonymaes anonymaes 22-25, F 15 hrs ago

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    And this is one of the reasons of my being here. I'm Russian and this is my first language. I was very bad at English till the 9th grade in school. And I even had no intention to...
    Tourion Tourion 18-21, M Feb 13

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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 Response Jan 30

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    I want to forgive my Dad. We haven't spoken in months, by my choice. I've been very angry and resentful for some things he did growing up and I've just cut him out of my life all...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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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 1 Response Jan 31

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    Am Learning to Deal With Adhd
    goodnites1011 goodnites1011 22-25, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Having some health issues made me realize stop stressing over people that don't even care, I learned just think of myself, when I wake up in the morning I only wake up thinking...
    overit1984 overit1984 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    Monsters, with all their faults, can also learn to love.
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I've been to a lot of psychologists, and psychiatrist. Let me give you guys some free advice as I have learned it from the professionals: #1 Exhaustion is the best defense against...
    JamieMostra JamieMostra 26-30, T 1 hr ago

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    urgh... so I let you back into my life... just to see if what people were saying is true, and it is... I think I've made a mistake though... I'm waiting for you to **** me over...
    catho catho 18-21, F Feb 4

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    FACTORIES OF DEATH Understanding Auschwitz Today: How the world failed children during the Holocaust March 1942 to March 1943 Michel Muller Mother of Annette & Michel Muller...
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    My name is Faelan and I am 16 (almost 17) I come from cork, Ireland and I live in California, U.S.A. (Not an illegal) I weigh 160 pounds and am 5'10 (177Cm) I am a poet and a...
    Faelanthewulf Faelanthewulf 16-17, M 4 Responses Feb 12

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    I wouldn't even really consider myself "tomboy," I am just... "One of the guys." I have no style, and I don't know how to have style. I want to be girly, but I feel like I would...
    ironiclaconic ironiclaconic 18-21 1 Response Feb 17

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    I grew up in a home with neglectful and/or abusive and absentee parents, and as a result I wasn't taught anything about life, and just general life skills that every person should...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F Feb 6

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    I've been playing guitar since I was 12 years old, my first guitar was a cheap acoustic bought at a flea market, but it did the job, my Dad played and was good, when he was younger...
    wetsec wetsec 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I posted this as a blog but will cut & paste it here:Beauty from the Mind How to Study Life and the Essence of LearningThe physical form can exude beauty, but personally I am also...
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    12 Ways You Can Love Yourself Now Learn helpful tips for self-love. Louise Hay ~Nov 23, 2013 at 09:00 AM I have found that there is only one thing that heals every problem, and...
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    My dad taught me many things. He's a great person for me in some ways. He took me fishing & hunting when I was little which was fun. He always says he's proud of me or say...
    ambodexter ambodexter 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    Travel Tips by Balmoral International Group - Luxembourg Travel & Tours Starting to learn a new language can feel overwhelming. There seems to be so little you know and so much...
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