i have two turkic native languages, and im fluent in English. I already know some russian grammar stuff, alphabet, how to read and write cyrillic. Im afraid that learning russian can damage to my fluency in English, cuz u know two different languages, grammar, pronunciation and etc. i dont translate words from my native to English on my mind or i dont create sentences before speaking or smth i just speak English fluently, can russian language damage to my fluency in English? i want to know just basic things in russian, just being able to express myself, i did this, i did that, i will do that, im doing this u know just being able to express
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Nop the brain can seprate them you be fine learning Russian as well as much as I know1
Nope as long as you don't only speak Russian for more then 10 years straight you should easily be able to inter change between languages4
I have a couple of Russian friends who speak fluent English too, so using them as an example I have to say, no0
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No. Russian is super difficult though. Not as bad as Thai or tonal languages but very difficult.0
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No, this shouldn't have an effect. I understand what you are concerned about but learning an language is a skill. You pronunciation and grammar should not suffer when learning a different language.
I speak two languages and have no issue going back and forth. My grammar in English is quite good. I can also speak it without mixing in pronunciation from the other language I speak.
You may slip up here and there in the beginning but once you really become fluent, it will be like walking or breathing. It will become second nature just like English is now. Think of it this way, did learning English mess up your native language with pronunciation?
I doubt it really had a profound effect and therefore you shouldn't be worried about adding an additional language. Good luck!
u are right! English didn't mess up my native languages, but its a different thing, i mean those are my native languages, English is my second language, and russian ll be third (technically 4th). thats why im asking can russian language damage to my fluency in English?
@bruh27777 I really don't think it will damage it. As long as you keep up with your English (which is good by the way) then you shouldn't have any issue. Take me for example, I speak English and Hindi. They are very different in alphabet and dialect.
I don't have an issue with switching mid sentence if I have to simply because I am proficient in both. I think you will find the same thing. If anything, your other language habits might hinder the Russian at first.
But you know well that practice will eventually drown that out and you will become fluent. Impressive you will speak 4!
i speak turkish, azerbaijani and English and i even already know some russian, i dont have any issue with switching (turkish, azerbaijani and English) but im afraid that russian can damage to my fluency in English, cuz its very different
Hindi and English are hugely different and I don't have a problem. I think that you are overly worried because of the difficulty. I honestly don't believe after you gain some fluency, you will have issues.