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  • Grammar (word order, tenses, agreement)

    14 40.00%
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    7 20.00%
  • Spelling

    5 14.29%
  • Verbs (conjugation, endings, aspect)

    9 25.71%
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Thread: What is the most difficult aspect of learning Russian?

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    What is the most difficult aspect of learning Russian?

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    Erm.. doesn't verbs overlap with grammar.

    I would have chosen "Russians mumble"
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    Для меня самая трудная часть изучения русского языка или произношение, или грамматика. В действительности оба не так трудны, как говорят, то есть, произношение только требует упражнения и подвергания языку. Грамматика также не жутко трудна после того, как изучать основы, но все-таки даже зная правила, все еще очень трудно знать как их использовать. При этом я проголосовал за грамматику.

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    Мне же ещё с младших классов никак не даётся чистописание.
    I have a very troubled Russian handwriting and feel sad about it.
    I am working at both my Russian and English handwriting and hope to have oneday such a nice and clear maner of writing!
    Я так думаю.

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    My Russian handwriting is just terrible so I try to avoid it. I just print whatever I have to write for the most part. The hardest part of Russian for me is the pronounciation, I speak Serbian and a lot of the words are the same, or similar, with slightly different pronounciations, it always throws me off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TATY
    Erm.. doesn't verbs overlap with grammar.

    I would have chosen "Russians mumble"
    Да, я бы дополнял эти выборы другим для прослушивания. Я думаю, что невозможно достигать очень высокого уровня прослушивания без того, чтобы жить в России.

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    Spelling definitely. which reminds me I'm supposed to write a dictand tomorrow. Jolly great.
    Then pronunciation.

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    Verbs of motion should have gotten their very own category due to their uniquely evil nature.
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    A lot of people mention verbs of motion, but what's so particularly evil and special about them that is not found in other Russian verbs?
    also, I think it should be quite possible to learn to understand spoken Russian without actually living in Russia, although of course it's going to take some time. Just watch movies/listen to radio/etc etc...

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    I don't get why people find Russian spelling so hard.
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    For me it is the cases and remembering which ending goes for which case and then applying all the applicable spelling rules to that case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TATY
    I don't get why people find Russian spelling so hard.
    the o's instead of a's, all of the exceptions, it's driving me mad. Plus, our lecturer who makes us write dictants is pretty much a lover of extreme reduction of unstressed syllables, and as an effect, we get some mumbling that we're supposed to write it down.
    Hate Russian spelling

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    I chose spelling, but it should be Spelling & Pronunciation for me...lol... I still can't spell in english much less russian the rest is fairly simple if u can get it explained

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    Quote Originally Posted by kamka
    Quote Originally Posted by TATY
    I don't get why people find Russian spelling so hard.
    the o's instead of a's, all of the exceptions, it's driving me mad. Plus, our lecturer who makes us write dictants is pretty much a lover of extreme reduction of unstressed syllables, and as an effect, we get some mumbling that we're supposed to write it down.
    Hate Russian spelling
    That's what I usually get wrong. Other than that the spelling isn't that hard especially compared to English in general apart from the exceptions and occasional silent letter.

    For me it's the grammar and pronounciation simultaneously but if I tried hard I'd probably be able to do the grammar first.
    Please correct any Russian language mistakes I make.

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    For those with spelling problems...try Ukrainian. From what people tell me here, it's completely phonetic
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