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I have MA in linguistics. Learning foreign languages for me is like acquiring different ways of thinking. It's a pleasure and a big challenge. I can communicate English well enough, learn French and German (beginner). Feel free to contact me if you want me to help you learning Russian.

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Q&A: Pronunciation Practice

I received a question from a reader of my blog: "Hi! Pronunciation is, probably, the hardest part of the second language acquisiti...
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Jun 12, 2016 07:38 Q&A pronunciation
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Rules? What Rules?

A few days ago, I watched a video of English lesson for foreign students. Observing other teachers working with real students is a part o...
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May 2, 2016 13:08 language SLA education coursera
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Passive Voice In Russian With native lang

Passive voice is a very convenient grammatical category. When something has happened, we usually can tell who did what, but sometimes, we...
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Apr 18, 2016 02:10
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Another Question From My Reader

A reader asks: Forgive me if you've been asked this already, but how do commas work in Russian? I instinctively pause whenever I se...
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Mar 19, 2016 09:08 language Russian punctuation Q&A
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What Language Learning Is Like?

Since languages are a part of a school curriculum, many people believe that learning a new language is like learning algebra or physics. ...
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Mar 4, 2016 07:57 language SLA education learning
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Very good support in Russian.
rsail
Eugenia has corrected some of my Russian exercises. I appreciate her clear explanations and enjoy reading her interesting posts in English.