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

Russian for beginners

Hello, Duolingo Citizens! Did you just start learning Russian language, and do you need help? If you want, you can ask me for some advice (not answers, unless you keep making mistakes). I am really fluent in Russian language! I hope I am helping! TheAmericanOwl (I can only help beginners, unfortunately.)

June 12, 2016

42 Comments


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

You need to move this post to the Russian forum. Don't delete it and create a new one, just click edit, and change the topic from Duolingo to Russian.

June 12, 2016

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

Hello, hughcparker! Thanks you! TheAmericanOwl

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic2

I need a help for engllish and i am start learn russian :)

June 13, 2016

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

I can help with your English and we can practice Russian together if you wish.

June 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic2

Yes that would be great! where are you come from?

June 14, 2016

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

I'm in the US, what is your native language?

June 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic2

Serbian :) What is your name? :)

June 15, 2016

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

Can we talk on my stream? I don't want to clutter.<3

June 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic2

I do not understand your last sentence sorry

June 15, 2016

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

Click on my name then type underneath. I was saying I did not want to отпад простор.

June 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic4

Aha okay I understand now :D

June 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/justhere773

Your English is good, but I hope to help with a few basic errors. :)

Hello, Duolingo Citizens! Did you just start learning the Russian language, and do you need help? If you want, you can ask me for some advice (not answers, unless you keep making mistakes). I am really fluent in the Russian language! I hope I am helping! TheAmericanOwl (I can only help beginners, unfortunately.)

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/justhere773

Also, I wouldn't say "I am really fluent in the Russian Language". You are either fluent or you aren't, therefor I would use "I am fluent in the Russian Language."

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shadey1337

A typo snuck in. It should be 'therefore'.

September 2, 2017

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

Hello, justhere773! Thank you for correcting my English! I am not very good at it! TheAmericanOwl

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/justhere773

No problem. :) Я учусь на кусском и я тоже новичокю.

June 12, 2016

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

Hello, justhere773! You know Russian, too? TheAmericanOwl

June 12, 2016

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

By the way, what is Kusskom? A language?

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/justhere773

My bad. lol It was meant to be Russian, but i messed it up.

Я учусь на русском и я тоже новичок.
I am learning Russian and I am also a beginner.

June 12, 2016

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

Я учу (or изучаю) русский и я тоже новичок

if you could see some corrections ;)

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VickyB582329

I need help with my pronunciation.

June 13, 2016

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

Hello, VickyB582329! Pronounce what? Letters ж or й or other letters? TheAmericanOwl

June 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VickyB582329

also with ы ш щ.

June 13, 2016

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

Hello, VickyB582329!

ж - Kind of like 'sh' sound, only 'zh'.

й - When reading Russian words, the letter Й sounds similar to "y" in "yellow" if it's the first letter in a word (йога, йод). If the letter Й is in the end of a word it sounds like "y" in "may" (мой, другой).

ы - Try to invest some time in learning it and differentiating from other sounds. To get Russian sound ы, you should place your tongue in the position right between the positions of English sounds i in kit and u in sugar. Then make a new sound of ы. Note that this sound is different form the English i in bit.

ш/щ - Russian Ш is almost the same as english SH. There are no sound as Щ in English. But you can stretch out english СH ( Ch-h-h-h-h... ) So, beginning of this stretched sound will sound like standard CH, but the ending will sound like russian Щ. Note the position of you tongue while making these sounds. In case of SH your tongue is above, but in case of CH your tongue is at the bottom. Then repeat sound SH but hold your tongue in position of CH and then practice, practice and more and more and more... I think the position of the tongue is the main difference of these sounds. I think so, but I am not sure.

I hope I helped! TheAmericanOwl

June 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VickyB582329

да спасибо

June 13, 2016

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

пожалуйста

June 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kenzieelliott22

okay thank you

June 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic2

I need help and my english is very bad but I hope i will learn better :) i am beginner in russian

June 14, 2016

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

Hello, AnaDjordjevic2! What exactly do you need help with in Russian? TheAmericanOwl

June 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic2

Well I want to go start cause I know some words and thats it and want practise :)

June 15, 2016

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

Hello, AnaDjordjevic2! So you want me to talk to you in Russian, or you want to make sure you do not make mistakes while writing in Russian? TheAmericanOwl

June 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic2

I do not know russian and want to talk to you :)

June 15, 2016

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

Hello, AnaDjordjevic2! Okay! TheAmericanOwl.

June 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic2

Thanks :*

June 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/G0L0S

I am just a beginner in russian, I had it in my school time but this long time ago.. I need some help my russian is not good enough but I hope i will learn better :) For example how I write in russian letters on my computer due my russian lessons

June 15, 2016

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

Hello, travuit! What exactly do you need help with in Russian? TheAmericanOwl

June 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic2

We can practise together. travuit, AnaDjordjevic2 and TheAmericanOwl

June 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic2

:)

June 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic4

Where are you come from travuit?

June 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaDjordjevic4

I need a help for Russian. I was AnaDjordjevic2 but I forgot that adress, and I can not remember. So, now, I am AnaDjordjevic4

June 15, 2016

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

Thanks!!

June 18, 2016

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

Hello everyone! Ask me something if you are not understand in Russian. Because it is my native language))

June 18, 2016
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