In this article, Bridge Languages teacher, Katya Kuhns, discusses how learners of Russian, or any language, can work to improve their skills outside of the classroom. Katya suggests several online forums and apps as ideal places to practice putting the language into use.
Practicing your listening skills is key to learning a foreign language, but it doesn’t have to be boring. Watching movies or listening to music in your language of choice is a fun way become accustomed to the sound of language, to learn new vocabulary (including slang) and to get a taste of the culture at the same time. Bridge Spanish teacher, Lily, shares favorite movies in Spanish.