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Russian Lessons

The service can be used as an explanatory dictionary. It also offers daily SMS with fun questions about grammar, vocabulary or phraseology.

You can send a word with spelling or meaning unknown to you to 6230. You will get one of the following replies:

  • If the spelling was correct: (word): (dictionary definition);
  • If there was a mistake: The right spelling (word, part where you made a mistake is in bold), (word): (dictionary definition).

 

Words you misspelled form a mistakes database.
If no mistake was made in the word, its definition is added to Duel learning plan.
If a word was misspelled, its spelling is added to Duel learning plan.
Subscribers who actively used the service for last 48 hours get an SMS invitation to a Duel from 6230 at 11.30. To take part send DA / ДА to 6230. Pairs of duellers are formed from customers who sent DA.
Pairs compete at answering questions. You have 5 minutes to reply. The one who replies wrongly first loses. The questions test:

  • definitions;
  • spelling.
As a result a general user rating after the duels is published on rus.a1.by.
Anytime you can challenge a A1 customer (except for PRIVET customers), by sending his number or "!!" to 6230.

 

There is a rating system to honor the participants. E.g.:

Title

How to get

Beginner

Win 10 duels.

Novice

Win 15 duels.

Student

Win 20 duels.

Intern

Win 25 duels.

The service is available to all A1 customers (except for PRIVET customers).

How to activate
To start using the service send a message with any text except for STOP) to 6230 or send USSD *770#call key.
SMS to 6230 and UUSD to *770# are free.
You can enable the service at rus.a1.by:

  • If you have A1 Internet Access you should confirm you want to activate the service;
  • If you use other internet connection, give your phone number and input a confirmation code, you receive from 6230.

 

How to deactivate
Send an SMS with STOP to 6230.
SMS sent to 6230 are free of charge.
You'll get a free notification that the service was disabled.

After a first-time subscription a customer gets a free 2-day trial period. Starting from day three the subscription fee makes 0.25 BYN/day including VAT.
After subscription you have access to unlimited spellcheck, dictionary definitions and duelling with other customers without extra charges.
The access is granted bases on daily subscription fee.
USSD *770# and SMS to 6230 are free of charge.
If you go to rus.a1.by, your incoming and outgoing data is charged separately according to your acting plan or extra package.
Subscription fee is charged through paid incoming SMS from 56230. SMS are received in mute mode and are not stored in phone memory. In invoice such charges are marked as "Subscription, incoming SMS charges". SMS are sent to the customer daily, until the service is disabled. Subscription is not charged in Pause and during financial block. If the block term exceeds 30 days, the service is disabled.