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    hi, my parents have moved to a russian speaking country because of their jobs and now 1. Ihave to study eeverything in a Russian language, any ideas how I can cope. BTW the country im in has a sort of high school system, so like im in year 13 now but in this country I am in the last year of school so instead of a-levels I do 6 subjects which are maths history , biology, chemistry , Russian and Kyrgyz. I cant go to an English school because they aren’t financially feesible , any ideas on I could manage, the end of year exams are in June.

    i am not fluent in russian
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    You're gonna have to see if the school have any facilities for learning Russian (like additional classes in Russian etc.) and if not you're just going to have to work your absolute ass off to learn the language. I sympathise greatly as this must be something extraordinaly difficult to go through (do you have any prior of knowledge of it?) and all I can advise is that you work every single hour of every day to learn Russian. You have a wealth of native speakers to chat with and you can access thousands of resources online for Russian; you're just going to need to pratice lots.

    On the brighter side, when you find yourself in a situation like this, you learn quicker as you have a necessity to learn quicker. Before my German language exam last year I learnt 300+ new words in an hour the night before (and remembered them all when I woke up) because I really really needed to know those words. Likewise because of how fundamental knowing the language will be for you, you will learn quicker.

    Good luck.
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    You're gonna have to see if the school have any facilities for learning Russian (like additional classes in Russian etc.) and if not you're just going to have to work your absolute ass off to learn the language. I sympathise greatly as this must be something extraordinaly difficult to go through (do you have any prior of knowledge of it?) and all I can advise is that you work every single hour of every day to learn Russian. You have a wealth of native speakers to chat with and you can access thousands of resources online for Russian; you're just going to need to pratice lots.

    On the brighter side, when you find yourself in a situation like this, you learn quicker as you have a necessity to learn quicker. Before my German language exam last year I learnt 300+ new words in an hour the night before (and remembered them all when I woke up) because I really really needed to know those words. Likewise because of how fundamental knowing the language will be for you, you will learn quicker.

    Good luck.
    they dont have any resources for russian : (... all i can do is hire a tutor
    but the problem is they are gonna expect me to know everything...and im studying A2 maths, chemisty, biology, history, russian and kyrgyz.
    the exams are in 7 months
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    (Original post by weaponx)
    they dont have any resources for russian : (... all i can do is hire a tutor
    but the problem is they are gonna expect me to know everything...and im studying A2 maths, chemisty, biology, history, russian and kyrgyz.
    the exams are in 7 months
    I am sorry about that, you should be okay with maths, chemistry and biology (a lot of loanwords will be used, and maths is very similar in all languages lmao) but like I said you'll just have to work insanely hard for the others - though once again the fact you are under so much pressure will help you learn it quicker.
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    I am sorry about that, you should be okay with maths, chemistry and biology (a lot of loanwords will be used, and maths is very similar in all languages lmao) but like I said you'll just have to work insanely hard for the others - though once again the fact you are under so much pressure will help you learn it quicker.
    yeah i hope so...though it seems close to impossible now....the teachers (and students) are gonna look at me like im a total retard lol
 
 
 
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