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    Why do you learn Russian?

    Why do you learn Russian?

    There are many reason why not to learn Russian:
    1. The language talked only in Russia and maybe other countries that near to it.
    2. Russia is not exotic place which think about to travel to it like south America or east Asia and Russia is cold country.


    I start to learn only because most of the workers in my department are Russian, and they talking each other in Russian

    What are yours reasons?
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    Re: Why do you learn Russian?

    Quote Originally Posted by nadavvin
    and Russia is cold country
    Believe me, it is overestimated grossly.
    And, by the way, Russia is very big.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Re: Why do you learn Russian?

    Quote Originally Posted by nadavvin


    2. Russia is not exotic place which think about to travel to it like south America or east Asia and Russia is cold country.

    Huh??

    I would love to travel to Russia there are all kinds of amazing things there I would like to see!
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    Re: Why do you learn Russian?

    Quote Originally Posted by nadavvin
    Why do you learn Russian? ...
    I start to learn only because most of the workers in my department are Russian, and they talking each other in Russian ...
    It's not a good enough reason IMO.
    "...Важно, чтобы форум оставался местом, объединяющим людей, для которых интересны русский язык и культура. ..." - MasterАdmin (из переписки)



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    People are different. nadavvin doesn't need to travel nor he is interested in this. Домосед? A stay-at-home?
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rtyom
    People are different. nadavvin doesn't need to travel nor he is interested in this. Домосед? A stay-at-home?
    My name is Nadav

    I don't say that I don't need to travel...

    But different people have different travel preferences.

    So what are yours personal reasons to learn Russian?

    ...........
    I shouldn't write my personal reasones why not...
    ....
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    Quote Originally Posted by nadavvin
    So what is your personal reasons to learn Russian?
    I think his personal reasons are:
    the birth in Russia;
    the attendance of Russian school...

    Next it involved him.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    the birth in Russia;
    No, birth in a Russian community. I was born in Germany.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rtyom
    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    the birth in Russia;
    No, birth in a Russian community. I was born in Germany.
    Ну вот, я так и знала!
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    [quote=Оля]
    Quote Originally Posted by Rtyom
    Quote Originally Posted by "Оля":x3yn726q
    the birth in Russia;
    No, birth in a Russian community. I was born in Germany.
    Ну вот, я так и знала! [/quote3yn726q]

    Что я шпион, что ли?
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rtyom
    Что я шпион, что ли?
    Нет, просто когда я писала первый пункт, я почему-то подумала, что могу ошибаться. Интуиция.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Дастишьфантастишь! Митцуайнемпасиреннюрауфге вейзнбештойб! Ансцводрахтарарах! Гейенгейенбештейен! :P
    Я так думаю.

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    To answer nadavvin's question I am learning Russian because I like to learn about a lot of different cultures and languages.

    Maybe Americans are "starved for culture" or something.
    I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened. -Mark Twain

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    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    Quote Originally Posted by Rtyom
    Что я шпион, что ли?
    Нет, просто когда я писала первый пункт, я почему-то подумала, что могу ошибаться. Интуиция.
    Всегда ей доверяй. И учись её слышать. Меня она никогда не подводила. Если вспомнить тот мой случай с велосипедом, я её трижды не послушался. Упрямость порой сбивает. В первый раз во мне боролись противоречивые чувства, выходить на улицу или нет. Во второй раз ко мне приходила ясная мысль, что нужно позвать с собой друга (с ним мы бы поехали совсем другим, безопасным маршрутом). В третий раз я возвращался уже домой и мне надоело ехать одной и той же дорогой, решил рискнуть и свернуть (сворачивать особо смысла не было и не очень хотелось — вот оно!). Я не смог противостоять своему упрямству три раза (три — интересное, кстати, число...) и ты, и все остальные уже знаете, что случилось потом. Прошёл месяц, я почти выздоровел. Большие тяжести ещё левой рукой поднимать не могу.

    Интуиция — целый комплекс глубоких ощущений и чётких мыслей, включённых в конкрутеную жизненную ситуацию. Поэтому и можно найти единтсвенно правильный ответ на все вопросы, какими бы они (ответы) странными не казались.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leof
    Дастишьфантастишь! Митцуайнемпасиреннюрауфге вейзнбештойб! Ансцводрахтарарах! Гейенгейенбештейен! :P
    Немецкий язык, хотя и лишенный музыкальности, самый выразительный из всех языков. © ШХ
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Оля
    Quote Originally Posted by Leof
    Дастишьфантастишь! Митцуайнемпасиреннюрауфге вейзнбештойб! Ансцводрахтарарах! Гейенгейенбештейен! :P
    Немецкий язык, хотя и лишенный музыкальности, самый выразительный из всех языков. © ШХ
    Ага, и ещё избыточный.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leof
    Дастишьфантастишь! Митцуайнемпасиреннюрауфге вейзнбештойб! Ансцводрахтарарах! Гейенгейенбештейен! :P
    Is Russian is the language with the longest words???

    What is it????:
    Митцуайнемпасиреннюрауфге вейзнбештойб
    Мой русский блoг:
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    Quote Originally Posted by nadavvin
    Quote Originally Posted by Leof
    Дастишьфантастишь! Митцуайнемпасиреннюрауфге вейзнбештойб! Ансцводрахтарарах! Гейенгейенбештейен! :P
    Is Russian is the language with the longest words???

    What is it????:
    Митцуайнемпасиреннюрауфге вейзнбештойб
    No, it's expletive parody on German.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Re: Why do you learn Russian?

    Quote Originally Posted by nadavvin
    Why do you learn Russian?
    [...]
    I start to learn only because most of the workers in my department are Russian, and they talking each other in Russian
    What are yours reasons?
    I can only assume you're not intersted in Russian language, nor in Russia itself. Therfore, I'm afraid it'll be really hard or even impossible to learn the language.
    You should try to find some other incentive except the "unfortunate" circumstances of working with Russians.

    1. The language talked only in Russia and maybe other countries that near to it.
    2. Russia is not exotic place which think about to travel to it like south America or east Asia and Russia is cold country.
    May be you will feel better, knowing that Russian is not so absolutely useless as you may think:

    1. About 170 millions of people speak Russian (mostly in Russia and former Soviet republics (14+ countries)). It' s 7th most popular language in the world.
    Compare it with Japanese (125 mln), German (98 mln) and French (72 mln).

    2. Russian can come in handy not only in Russia. Quite a lot of older people from contries of former social camp (some African countries, Eastern Europe, former Eastern Germany, Cuba, etc.) know some Russian, they studied it at school.

    And there are plenty of Russian immigrants all over the world, and sometimes it's nice to know what they say. Um, wait, you already know that.

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    Yes!! So I wished to write the same!
    ----------------
    Yes I've just teased Rtyom friendly for being born on the German soil.

    Excuse me for interrupting, but your question about Russia, though being asked with so sinsere interest, seems astonishing to me. My native language is Russian and I was born here for some reasons, and I assure you Russian IS one of the most widespread languages on the Globe.

    It stands on the seventh place after Chinese, Spanish, English, Bengali (I really do not know how to spell them right :P ), Hindu and Portugese.
    It IS almost as widespread as German, French and Italian all together!
    It is spoken on 1\6 part of the inhabited land.

    Russia has almost all kinds of landscapes. It has without doubts many exotical regions - like Kamchatka. Or Crimea (though it formally belongs to Ukrain), Ural and many many others.
    Я так думаю.

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