Can reading from a dictionary help me improve my foreig language skills to a high ext

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    Casually reading a dictionary, of a language for example German, and practising speaking now and then with a friend.

    Would this be sufficient for just personal interest, or will i not understand much?

    Also any interesting language recommendations would be useful as i am open to ideas, i would like to learn some German, i know tiny bits of Russian which also very much interests me.

    What are good ways to learn a language other than choosing a module at university, without taking it too seriously, just for a hobby


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