Another Tip to Improve Your Speaking in Russian

While watching a movie, imagine that you work in the film industry and are going to give the sound of your voice to the actors. You need to make some preparations. What I want you to do is: Pick a very short segment, one or two minutes. Listen to it very carefully. You may write … Continue reading Another Tip to Improve Your Speaking in Russian

Listening, Speaking, and Understanding

Listening and understanding When you talk about speaking, you mean conversation, right? You say something, and another person says something. You listen to the person and you respond, and vice versa. To be able to understand, you need practice listening. Listening corresponds to speaking, I already told you when we were talking about speaking that … Continue reading Listening, Speaking, and Understanding

Study in Class and Online

Study in class You can find classes, private lessons in person, lessons online (via Skype and other programs). It is not so easy to find group lessons. Check your local Orthodox churches and see if they offer something that you can attend. Also check the local newspapers or website where people advertise their services. The … Continue reading Study in Class and Online

Self-Studies vs. Learning with a Teacher

As I mentioned above, learning a language is a self-teaching process. You might need a teacher to help you, to give you an idea or direction, a little bit of explanation or correction. You don’t need to have a native speaker as a teacher. It is not always good. Some non-native speakers are even better … Continue reading Self-Studies vs. Learning with a Teacher