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
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
Set your goal. Ask yourself why are you learning? It is not enough just to say, “I want to learn the language.” Any language is a big and complicated subject. It is too big and scary even to look at. Please determine what you want: Do you want read books by Leo Tolstoy in their … Continue reading Before You Start
Like any other language-studies learning, Russian is a self-study. Like riding a bicycle or swimming, you must do it yourself. You can have the best swimming instructor, but it won’t help till you jump into the water and swim. The same applies here: You need to practice and memorize by yourself.
I am writing this blog for people who are willing to learn Russian without going to college. My readers are creative and curious; they like new technologies. In this blog we will not speak about grammar or other rules. We will speak how to learn and what to do — some helpful tips. You can … Continue reading Starting a New Blog