Make sure you have the time and will-power necessary to stick to it. Add Thread to del. Train like a Russian: Noone learns how to do different things in the exact same time. If you still need some extra motivation, here are some things that make Russian easier to learn than other languages: If using any of Russia Beyond's content, partly or in full, always provide an active hyperlink to the original material. Not saying that Russian is easy, but don't think it's as hard as many make out.
That's with the advantage of 3 months of private language instruction as well.
Levels of Competence in Russian as a Foreign Language
Warnings Learning a language takes motivation and dedication. Does anyone know what should I do besides being active in this only-site-I-know which discussing about Russian? There is different vocabulary and because it assumes that you know Russian it is that bit more challenging. Russian being Russian, this course will take me way longer than 35 hours total, anyway. In contrast, now that I'm expanding my vocabulary beyond what is taught in the Duolingo course, I'm often pleasantly surprised by being able to see links between similar words or being able to deconstruct long, complex words into their basic bits like one often can in German, too. I can't speak it very well, nor can I read news etc. I recently started studying Russian about 3 months.