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Cyrillic alphabet Help!

I was given the option to switch, but didn't. Now I'd like to but I'm not sure how :)

November 5, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MenyaZovutMegan

when you are in a lesson, there's a thing that says "tips and notes" above the lesson but within the module. It has a little circle on a slider. Click it and it'll switch your alphabet settings


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/moonbuilder

Thank you so much. That is very clear.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/moonbuilder

I can now read in Russian, but not write. Any idea how to change my keyboard to get the Cyrillic script?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/moonbuilder

I can now read in Russian, but not write. Any idea how to change my keyboard to get the Cyrillic script?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ErnestasDo

I use this: http://russian.typeit.org/

EDIT: Small tips on how to use it. First learn cyrillic alphabet, how to pronounce everything. After that it's incredibly simple because russian keyboard layout is actually the same as english, it just corresponds to the sound, and not looks. So for example russian letter "в", which is pronounced as english "v", will be "V" key on keyboard, and not "B". So just associate sound to keys, and not how letter looks to keys.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ErnestasDo

If you want to use cyrillic on your actual keyboard, without additional tools, you can just add it. There's how: https://www.conversationexchange.com/resources/keyboard-language.php

And then when you have multiple keyboard languages you can just alt+shift to change between them.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/moonbuilder

Thank you SO MUCH. You are a genius!!

I am having problems with my central heating. Can you come and fix that too? [joke!]


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/slogger

You've already got the information you need, but check out this great post of Shady_arc's that provides even more great info.

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