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Russian language: no more bullshit
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RE: Russian language: no more bullshit
(08-18-2016 10:26 AM)Gopnik Wrote:  It seems crazy for your teacher to introduce you to all cases at once. Usually you learn the accusative and/or prepositional first since they are quite straight forward.

(08-18-2016 04:31 AM)Secret Wrote:  Instrumental case: Always when you see the English word WITh or if you don t see it but could insert it. Also often: BY. by what method, with the help of what... Going somewhere by train, cutting something with help of a knife.
Also career or what you identify with. : Working AS a lawyer, an engineer, farmer,.... being a player, a traveller, a reader. And some more cases.
very difficult to explain. Need to get a feeling for it by speaking Russian, reading Russian, listening Russian, radio, TV, videos,... no chance to analyze it each time.

Yeah, you also need to use it after certain verbs e.g стать: я хочу стать актёром (I want to become an actor). Also when the verb быть in the past is followed by a noun: e.g когда я был мальчиком (when I was a kid).

Interesting.. thats a good peice of info. I very rarely use ctatb but I read it frequently.

Also, she's introducing me to all of them so I get a sense of when each case is used. I'm not memorizing endings all at once, just trying to figure out when each case is appropriate to use and why a name like Anna could be Anne, Annbi, Annom, etc depending on her role in the sentence

(08-18-2016 10:25 AM)Agreddor Wrote:  No problem. What is your native language?

I'm Canadian, so I speak English and learn French at an early age but I'm only bilingual in it, not perfectly fluent
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Russian language: no more bullshit - Roosh - 04-14-2013, 06:51 PM
RE: Russian language: no more bullshit - Beijong - 08-18-2016 10:49 AM

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