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ūüôč Lessons for beginners - Reading unstressed O - ‚ĄĖ5

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Hey Russian learners!
–ü—Ä–ł–≤–Ķ—ā, –ī–ĺ—Ä–ĺ–≥–ł–Ķ —É—á–Ķ–Ĺ–ł–ļ–ł!

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In this lesson:Learn and practice reading some Russian words with unstressed letter ¬ę–쬼.Here is your first rule of pronunciation: letter O sounds like A when it is not stressed. The Russian letter O is pronounced [o] when it is stressed and it is pronounced like A [a] or an unclear schwa […ô] when it is not stressed. This is called vowel reduction, and it is an important rule of the Russian pronunciation. unstressed –ě -> short A
What is the correct pronunciation for the word —Ö–ĺ—Ä–ĺ—ą–ĺ?That`s right! It is /—Ö–į—Ä–į—ą–ě/!And now listen to these two catchy songs to help unstressed –ě rule stick in your head =) –í–Ķ—Ä–ļ–į –°–Ķ—Ä–ī—é—á–ļ–į - –í—Ā–Ķ –Ī—É–ī–Ķ—ā —Ö–ĺ—Ä–ĺ—ą–ĺ –ú–ł—ā—Ź –§–ĺ–ľ–ł–Ĺ - –í—Ā–Ķ –Ī—É–ī–Ķ—ā —Ö–ĺ—Ä–ĺ—ą–ĺ Please, note that the word –®–ě–ö–ě–õ–ź–Ē (chocolate) is an exception and it is pronounced as /—ą—č–ļ–į–Ľ–ź—ā/. Hope this song will help you to remember the correct pronunciation. –Ę—É—ā—Ā–ł - –ď–ĺ—Ä—Ć–ļ–ł–Ļ –®–ĺ–ļ–ĺ–Ľ–į–ī

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Julia