Start speaking Russian today! Beginner's Russian with Interactive Online Workbook offers an innovative, easy, and thorough way to speak, and read Russian confidently. This user-friendly textbook includes carefully-paced, relevant lessons that cover grammar and language basics in the context of everyday situations related to family, jobs, introductions, eating and drinking, the Internet, and much more. The chapters are designed for the beginning student, and are full of photos, cartoons, games, and exercises alongside easy-to-understand lessons. In addition to the book, you have access to an interactive website full of videos, audio, and self-correcting exercises. The enriching material on the website reinforces the basics of the lessons in the book, helping you acquire Russian skills in a natural, engaging way. Thorough explanations and instructions offer a gradual introduction to the language, Cyrillic alphabet, and grammar An interactive website features correct pronunciation by native speakers and helps learners start speaking Russian right away Ideal for individual self-study or classroom use Each chapter will take 5-6 hours of classroom instruction, or approximately 10-12 hours of study for the independent learner. Students should be able to attain the ACTFL Novice High or Intermediate Low levels of proficiency by the end of the course
Become a Russian verb virtuosoThe Big Silver Book of Russian Verbs is the most comprehensive resource available for learning and mastering Russian verbs. Designed for beginning through advanced learners, this indispensable guide will help you conjugate verbs with ease, enabling you to communicate in Russian confidently.
Inside you will find:
- 555 fully conjugated verbs, listed alphabetically
- Current idioms and expressions for each verb
- The Top 50 verbs, with many examples of their usage in context
- More than 4,200 verbs cross-referenced to conjugation models
- A handy guide to deciphering irregular verb forms
Colloquial Russian provides a step-by-step course in Russian as it is written and spoken today.
Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Russian in a broad range of situations.
- progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills
- structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar
- an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises
- realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios
- useful vocabulary lists throughout the text
- additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries
Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Russian will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Russian.
Colloquials are now supported by FREE AUDIO available online. All audio tracks referenced within the text are free to stream or download from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio compliments the book and will help enhance learners' listening and speaking skills.
The Compact Oxford Russian Dictionary offers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary Russian and English. It covers the words you need to know for everday use, carefully selected from findings from the Oxford Languages Tracker and the Oxford English Corpus. Also included are Russian and English-speaking culture and grammar supplements, giving lively and useful information on life in the Russian-speaking world.Discover more on oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's hub for dictionaries and language reference.
Through authentic conversations, vocabulary building, grammar explanations and extensive practice and review, Complete Russian will equip you with the skills you need to use Russian in a variety of settings and situations, developing your cultural awareness along the way. What will I achieve by the end of the course?
By the end of Complete Russian you will have a solid intermediate-level grounding in the four key skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening - and be able to communicate with confidence and accuracy. Is this course for me?
If you want to move confidently from beginner to intermediate level, this is the course for you. It's perfect for the self-study learner, with a one-to-one tutor, or for the beginner classroom. It can also be used as a refresher course. What do I get?
-25 learning units plus verbs reference and word glossary and revision section
-Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick
-Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening, and speaking
-Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner
-Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Russia
-Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims
-Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavor of real spoken Russian
-Test Yourself - see and track your own progress *Complete Russian maps from Novice Low to Advanced Low level proficiency of ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and from A1 Beginner to B1/B2 Upper Intermediate level of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) guidelines. This pack includes a book and one mp3 CD of audio material.
What else can I use to learn Russian?
If you require an absolute Beginner course, you can try our Get Started in Russian Absolute Beginner course: 9781444174892 Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
When The Oxford Russian-English Dictionary first appeared in 1993, it was praised by the Times Educational Supplement as essential for the bookshelf of every Russian specialist and was chosen as one of the outstanding reference books of the year by Choice. It was in fact the first truly comprehensive, up-to-the-minute Russian-English dictionary to be published in either Russia or the West.
Now comes The Concise Oxford Russian Dictionary, which captures the reliability and scope of its acclaimed parent, in a more compact and affordable volume. It will quickly become a standard bilingual reference for both students of Russian and native Russian speakers, as well as specialists, translators, travelers and international business executives. Featuring over 120,000 words and phrases, with 190,000 translations, The Concise Oxford Russian Dictionary is the first Russian dictionary of its scope to offer the transcription into the International Phonetic Alphabet of every English headword, an indispensable pronunciation guide for native speakers of Russian.
Unsurpassed in convenience or in wide ranging, reliable coverage, The Concise Oxford Russian Dictionary is the most authoritative reference available of its size.
Now including the most important new words and phrases in English and Russian, the Collins Russian Gem Dictionary offers accurate and reliable coverage of today s language. In addition, the most common words have been given more detailed treatment in order to make them easier for the user to understand and translate. New to this edition are special entries on life and culture in Russia, Britain, and the United States, and an indispensable glossary of business words in Russian and English.Presented in a handy, portable format, and with a clear, user-friendly layout, the Collins Russian Gem Dictionary is the indispensable reference tool for office, home, travel, and study."
Designed as a quick reference tool and an easy-to-use study guide, this inexpensive and up-to-date book offers fast, effective communications. The perfect companion for tourists and business travelers in Russia, it features words, phrases, and sentences that cover everything from asking directions to making reservations to ordering dinner.
Over 700 conveniently organized expressions include terms for modern telecommunications as well as phrases related to transportation, shopping, services, medical and emergency situations, and other common circumstances. A phonetic pronunciation accompanies each phrase.