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Cyrillic not phonetic

Is the entire course based on phonetics and not on Russian writing (cyrillic alphabet)? I signed up to learn to read and apeak Russian; am I missing something?

LFA49

November 23, 2015

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

There's a small button in the left hand corner that switches between Cyrillic and romanization.


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

There should be a little button beside the "tips and notes" button "Aa яЯ" that will toggle cyrillic and latin:)


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

I use the site russian.typeit.org as an online keyboard. It's not half bad, and fairly intuitive typing-wise


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

Is there a place on duolingo to learn the phonetics of Russian accompanied by the alphabet character? I hear what they are saying, but have the hardest time remembering which character is what. I find myself looking up the sounds just to be able to write the answers. It's painfully slow-suggestions?

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