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Русский [Jan. 2nd, 2007|09:07 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
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Enrolled in San Francisco City College just now so I can sign up for Russian classes when registration opens in 3 days... dina's gonna take 'em with me too, brushing up. (She took Russian in college but forgot everything, now counting in Russian один, два, три, quatorce, U2-style...)
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[User Picture]From: k48
2007-01-03 05:19 am (UTC)
Why enroll in a college if we have learn_russian? :))
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-01-03 05:21 am (UTC)
Learning from online communities is about the same as learning from books (which I have been!): great, you can improve your reading/writing, but you don't work on your pronounciation or comprehension.
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[User Picture]From: vadda
2007-01-03 05:51 am (UTC)
I got some Russian books - both modern and classic prose/poetry (got pre-school ones too - nice colors!). Let me know if you ever need them - I'll be happy to lend.
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[User Picture]From: ksusha_malu
2007-01-03 06:26 am (UTC)

privet brad :)

did you wana listen russian music?
my music!!!!

http://mp3.simyx.com/malu_-_tuda.mp3

thank u :)
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[User Picture]From: burr86
2007-01-03 07:12 am (UTC)
All I know is that, when the Russians write my name in Russian, and I translate it back into English using Babelfish, I get "Aybum" back. *g*
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[User Picture]From: k48
2007-01-03 03:43 pm (UTC)
how's that? :)))
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[User Picture]From: paparazzzzi
2007-01-03 07:13 am (UTC)
Brad, just ask us, Russian lj-users! :-)
Seriously, if you need some practice with the native speaker - welcome.
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From: apollotiger
2007-01-03 07:30 am (UTC)
Followed a link here from a post in learn_russian and just wanted to let you know that русский язык is how you call the language Russian—русский by itself means a Russian.
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-01-03 07:54 am (UTC)
Thanks.
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[User Picture]From: russianmoongirl
2007-01-03 08:51 am (UTC)
What for?
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[User Picture]From: teufelsjunge
2007-01-03 09:10 am (UTC)
А зачем вам русский язык?
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[User Picture]From: edanya
2007-01-03 09:20 am (UTC)
i knew it! :oP
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[User Picture]From: sigizmund
2007-01-03 10:01 am (UTC)
Yeah, you're brave man. I always was amazed by people who start to learn Russian... from my point of view there's only one way to do it (yet it still not perfect) - to be born Russian :-)

good lack, anyway!
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[User Picture]From: butaka
2007-01-03 10:40 am (UTC)
Good luck!!! But why you want to learn Russian?)))
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-01-03 04:09 pm (UTC)
For fun, for a challenge, to exercise that part of my brain that's otherwise unused.
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From: ex_ex_mcm69
2007-01-03 10:43 am (UTC)

превед

Good luck in your study! :)
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[User Picture]From: nadyezhda
2007-01-04 02:23 am (UTC)

Re: превед

+1 hah hah! :)

zhelayu vam uspexa... (good luck!)
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[User Picture]From: no_sex_plz
2007-01-03 11:33 am (UTC)
What do you need Russian for, Brad?
Gonna hunt for Russian girls?
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[User Picture]From: brad
2007-01-03 05:55 pm (UTC)
If that were my goal, I think English would work well enough.
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[User Picture]From: sergik
2007-01-03 01:10 pm (UTC)

Classes vs. online

I wish you good luck with learning Russian! Taking classes is the best choice since it can give an ordered knowledge of the basics. And if you need to get some word or phrase explained in an enourmous amount of meanings - you may always query a proper russian community. ;-)) You'll definitely get a feedback ;-)
I think that's the best way it'll work :)
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[User Picture]From: track_max
2007-01-03 01:25 pm (UTC)

wow! you are Russian now!

you ought to also take Albanian course - that is the main argot in the Russian internet. =))
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