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How to handle learning a language at the same time as learning its writing system

I think you need to learn at least a basic vocabulary along with the target language (basic) written characters first. Then move to free conversation (meaning conversation that is not guided by an ...
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Spanish vs Russian rules

Short answer: Knowledge of Spanish would not help much while learning Russian. Long answer: It could be easier for you to learn a second foreign language, but it's impossible to quantify it, as @...
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Improving my English handwriting in preparation for cursive Cyrillic

I wont't surprise you with the answer, that only practice in handwriting could help you to improve your handwriting. Moreover, you need to explain, what do you need Russian for :) In case you need to ...
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What factors affect the ability to read aloud in a foreign alphabet?

You might be using a method that doesn't focus much on reading. Also, you might be losing your skill of reading fluency due to lack of practice throughout the years. I developed superior reading-...
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How to handle learning a language at the same time as learning its writing system

Unlike the Chinese and Japanese writing systems, the Cyrillic alphabet isn't very long or complicated, so it should only take a few hours of diligent learning to get a grip of it. I would dedicate a ...
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