What foreigners think about the Russian language
• What do foreigners on the Russian language
"Down the drain", - he heard this phrase on Russian language lessons, a foreigner can safely write "lost" in their workbook! And who will say that he is wrong? ..
For this and many other reasons, familiarity with the "great and powerful" for foreigners are often associated with a lot of stress and difficulties in connection with its diversity and complexity. At least if you take some of the letters and sounds of the Russian language, they are many people from other countries have not uttered even once in his entire adult life. And when it comes to construction in the sentences and the meanings of words, everything - down the drain!
Foreigners often complain about the complexity of the Russian language, comparing it to "one big chaos", not noticing at the same time its diversity and multi-functionality. And do the sounds of Russian speech completely confuse some foreign guests. Is the case when the "unknown" and the complex was seriously scary as paranormal phenomenon!
When you do not know what to say, say what first comes to mind. Italian, apparently decided to follow this uncomplicated advice:
But still there are those who are in the "great and mighty" its charm and melody. Still, after all the case with the same Spanish word spoken at a speed of automatic fire.
The role in the opinion of the Russian language is often played by stereotypes. A set of associations, consisting of Russian politicians surnames, Russian cold cruelty of totalitarianism and, other than the stereotypical, can not be called:
It is interesting to know the opinion of the Russian people about how our language perceive foreigners.