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In Russian with some English translation. Russian Textbook. Written by a native speaker, the textbook is an interactive guide into the world of Russian language, art and culture with an emphasis on acquiring new vocabulary to develop conversational language and improve speaking skills. Based on an exciting contemporary short novel, The Death of Tsar Fyodor (by recognized contemporary author Yuri Druzhnikov), the textbook consists of 15 lessons. Each lesson contains: - An original text of the short novel, accompanied by English notes and vocabulary; - A section of common idioms, useful expressions, particles used in the text with English equivalents and explanations; - A short "Notice!" section, dealing with most common grammar, stylistic, lexical, phonetic and spelling mistakes for quick and easy reference to help improve specific learning areas; - 5-7 exercises, including true/false, multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blanks sections, to test and improve text understanding, vocabulary knowledge and grammar; - Text-related group work exercises to expand students' speaking skills and logical thinking. - The textbook also contains pre-reading exercises, appendixes with text- and genre-related information, and a final test section to increase proficiency and confidence. The text and expressions are not simplified, and reflect the spoken contemporary Russian in full. This textbook is designed to provide primary or additional hands-on learning material for any language course, whether group class or self-study. This proficiency based book helps students expand and deepen their knowledge of Russian grammar, acquire greater command of vocabulary, increase their ability to understand and speak Russian, while carrying them away by the ongoing events in the public and private life of a distinguished actor of the Moscow Art Theater.
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Book Description Seagull Press, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0971496382
Book Description Seagull Press, 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0971496382