russian

Semelfactive Verbs

Semelfactive verbs, a special class of perfectives. (Applies to Russian, but also to English grammar, too.)
L-R method for language learning

L-R method for language learning

I’ve recently discovered the L-R system of language learning and have been setting up to learn it. The idea is that you begin with long texts - novels, for example - in your target language (L2) and follow a systematic approach to reading and listening. L-R system in a nutshell Here are the steps: Read the text in L1 (your native language) and become familiar with it.^[I rephrased this intruction from other sources that say “read the translation” because what if the text itself if a translation?