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    I'm currently in yr12 and am studying sciences (and art...and last year when I did year 12 for the first time I did humanities....:')) but have always wanted to learn Russian (which isn't offered by my college). I've looked at college night classes/ tutors in my area but everything is too expensive so want to attempt to teach myself and was wondering if anyone could offer any advice on how to go about this
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    Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you’ve posted in the right place? Posting in the specific Study Help forum should help get more responses. Hopefully someone will be able to get back to you

    First things first, learn the cyrillic alphabet. After that there are free sites to help you learn vocab - Memrise is my personal favorite. Then there should be a few 'teach yourself books' floating around for a pretty cheap price. Do your research though, some are better than others - I would advise but I haven't learnt Russian haaha. Then when you feel confident enough start making Russian pen pals and go to Russia to use your Russian more, the more you use it the better you will be. If you can't afford to go to Russia, try to immerse yourself in different ways, join a Russian forum, watch Russian tv, listen to Russian music.


    I use Japanesepod, as I'm learning Japanese, not tried the Russian one but if it is anything like the quality of the Japanese one, it's perfect for you.
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