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    Help me construct my letter?

    Below is what I wrote, trying to get my neice to understand my bad russian...actually this is my 2nd letter. I won't show you the first, it was really bad...

    If you wall help me, it will additionally teach me many words and phrases...everytime I get help, it really helps me learn.

    Anyway, here is what I'm trying to communicate with her, which is that, I want her to record 5 minutes of very simple conversation and then e-mail it to me. I'm just going to release what she sends me as a podcast.

    So if you can think of the simplest way you would word such a letter, in addition to correcting my mistakes....you all would rule! thanks

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    Ты не понял меня. Мой русский очен плохо и все есть болшьие ошибки.
    Я знаю чтобы ты поняла мой английский лучше, но упрямого старик я.

    Хорошо. Я начну.

    1. Напиши простую историю.
    2. говориш медленно - Record. 5 минут
    3. отправишь

    Я пробовад сделать пример.

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    Re: Help me construct my letter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Superman
    Below is what I wrote, trying to get my neice to understand my bad russian...actually this is my 2nd letter. I won't show you the first, it was really bad...

    If you wall help me, it will additionally teach me many words and phrases...everytime I get help, it really helps me learn.

    Anyway, here is what I'm trying to communicate with her, which is that, I want her to record 5 minutes of very simple conversation and then e-mail it to me. I'm just going to release what she sends me as a podcast.

    So if you can think of the simplest way you would word such a letter, in addition to correcting my mistakes....you all would rule! thanks

    ___________________________________

    Ты не понял меня. Мой русский очен плохо и все есть болшьие ошибки.
    Я знаю чтобы ты поняла мой английский лучше, но упрямого старик я.

    Хорошо. Я начну.

    1. Напиши простую историю.
    2. говориш медленно - Record. 5 минут
    3. отправишь

    Я пробовад сделать пример.
    Ты не поняла меня, мой русский очень плохой и в нем есть много ошибок.
    Я знаю, что ты понимаешь мой английский лучше, но упрямый старик я.

    Хорошо. Я начну.

    1. Напиши простую историю.
    2. говори медленно - Record. 5 минут
    3. отправь

    Я попробую делать пример для тебя.

    That is sort of what I would say, although I don't know if you would say мой русский плохой, maybe you need a noun in there...
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
    I am a notourriouse misspeller. Be easy on me.
    Пожалуйста! Исправляйте мои глупые ошибки (но оставьте умные)!
    Yo hablo español mejor que tú.
    Trusnse kal'rt eturule sikay!!! ))

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    научу, me thinks?

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    Depends, does he mean to learn or to start? I thought he said he was going to start whatever they talked about in the previous letter...
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
    I am a notourriouse misspeller. Be easy on me.
    Пожалуйста! Исправляйте мои глупые ошибки (но оставьте умные)!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    Depends, does he mean to learn or to start? I thought he said he was going to start whatever they talked about in the previous letter...
    Isn't he saying

    OK. I'll start.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TATY
    Isn't he saying

    OK. I'll start.
    That is what I thought. But what is he starting? Hasn't he already started?
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
    I am a notourriouse misspeller. Be easy on me.
    Пожалуйста! Исправляйте мои глупые ошибки (но оставьте умные)!
    Yo hablo español mejor que tú.
    Trusnse kal'rt eturule sikay!!! ))

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    That is sort of what I would say, although I don't know if you would say мой русский плохой, maybe you need a noun in there...
    мой русский очень плохой is not that bad but я говорю по-русски очень плохо would be better.

    Я пробовад сделать пример.
    I think he made a recording for her as en example. If so, then я попробовал сделать (or записать) пример.

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    Re: Help me construct my letter?

    I would change the word order here

    Я знаю, что мой английский ты бы поняла лучше, но я упрямый старик.

    2. сделай 5-минутную запись - говори медленно

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    thanks guys

    Hey thanks, sorry I didn't check back right away.

    yes, I was saying 'OK, I'll start'

    also, I know its hard to figure out why, because I didn't show you all the letters...but, where that came from is she told me to 'tell her exactly what I wanted.'

    first...I blather on about my bad russian, then I separate that and say 'OK, I'll start'

    thanks for correcting my russian...I appreciate it, because only in this way do I finally learn how to do it right...it seems if I just study, I don't remember, but if I make a bunch of mistakes, I remember next time...

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