About the Book
Start speaking Russian today!
in an updated second edition, Beginner’s Russian with Interactive Online
Workbook offers an innovative, easy, and thorough way to speak, and
read Russian confidently. This complete Russian course includes a user-friendly
textbook and interactive online workbook. The carefully-paced, relevant lessons
cover grammar and language basics in the context of everyday situations related
to family, jobs, introductions, dining out, 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.
This new edition includes updated vocabulary to reflect ongoing changes in contemporary Russian culture and society, new speaking and writing activities that allow students to interact with technology and media, and new individual and group projects and oral presentations to engage learners' creativity and help them develop communicative competency.
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