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Free Russian Lessons With Sasha

Alphabet | Lesson 1 Have other Russian courses failed you? Are you looking for something new? Something fun?! Well, how about you learn Russian with Sasha! It’s fun, FREE, and you’ll only find it here — on the Russian Blog. Continue reading to learn about this new method of learning Russian!!! I’m not going to… Continue reading Free Russian Lessons With Sasha

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Do-it-yourself language immersion

I just read a great article on how to mimic immersion in a language at home, without visiting/living in the country where it’s spoken! The guy writes about French in this article, but it may be applied to any language — including Russian! So, check it out here!

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Setting yourself up for failure: how not to learn

This article is about how NOT to learn Russian, but it may be applied to learning any other foreign language. There are a lot of mistakes that you can make in the beginning that will put you on a course towards failure. When you fail, you have wasted a lot of valuable time — especially… Continue reading Setting yourself up for failure: how not to learn

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Learn Russian for free!

In the real world, gas and food prices continue to rise. For most of us, this means that we don’t get to spend as much money on luxury items. This may mean that you can’t go out and buy those expensive Russian books and courses that you want to! But even as prices rise, the… Continue reading Learn Russian for free!

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Learning Russian with Music

Okay, so you are learning Russian, right? I’m sure you listen to some form of music every once in a while…unless you are a time traveler from the year 10,000 B.C.E. Why not take your Russian learning to next level by immersing yourself in some Russian music? Some are skeptical about how much of a… Continue reading Learning Russian with Music

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Forvo is your friend!

Okay, a couple of months ago we learned about a great website called Wiktionary. Well, like Wiktionary, Forvo is free and available in multiple languages. However, Forvo isn’t a dictionary. It’s a database of words spoken by native speakers. So if you’re not sure that you’re pronouncing a word correctly, you can head on over… Continue reading Forvo is your friend!

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Wiktionary is your friend!

You’ve got Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, and then there’s Wiktionary, the free dictionary. What’s great about both of these tools is that they’re free and available in different languages. You can look up Russian words on Wiktionary and get a translation…but that’s not it! You can also get declension tables, etymology, and more (for select… Continue reading Wiktionary is your friend!