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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tylerstone847166

new to learning russian.

Hi im new to learning russian, it just recently peaked my interest to learn it so here i am but does anyone have any tips learning it wise?

April 17, 2018

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

Start with the alphabet and pronunciation, then learn more vocabulary and grammar. Russian is a very tricky language with a lot of rules and exceptions, cases and conjugations, but if have the passion and patience, you'll be able to go through it all. Good luck!


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

Duolingo is how many % from 100 for you ?


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

Welcome to you from the Russian club :))). Well, here are my top recommendations:

-Master the alphabet, so that you can read any word in Russian (even one you don't know). This allows you to not just read, but pick up cognates quickly.

-Listen to the sounds, on movies, YouTube, or whatever. This lets you pick up the pronunciation better. Sometimes the English equivalents cannot properly express.

-Practice every day, even when it is challenging...which, it will be. Any language is. And, don't hesitate to ask your questions here!

Best of luck to you!


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

What way would you recommend to learn aplhabet? I'm from Czech, so it's easier for me to understand by listening than by reading.


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

I am not so sure picking up cognates is going to be easy. For example, хлеб, жить and изумруд are cognate with "loaf", "vitality" and "emerald" but I wonder how mastering the alphabet can help you see that.


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

Take notes and practice a lot with the alphabet. It can be quite tricky. I'd focus on the pronunciations for a good while before moving on to vocabulary and grammar.


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

listen to a Russian radio station.


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

Go live to Russian speaking country.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MernaOsama1

I always recommend this site: learnrussian.rt.com Also, the Duolingo reverse tree is perfect for essential vocabulary. Удачи! :)

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