A Communicative Approach to Russian Language, Life, and Culture
A practical, activities-based approach to learning how to communicate in Russian right away
This activities manual features a natural approach to building and reinforcing basic Russian language skills. It was written by the Director of Undergraduate Language Programs at the University of Texas who has had decades of experience teaching Russian to Americans, Reading, writing, speaking, and listening activities centered on everyday topics help readers to quickly develop their Russian language skills and to begin communicating in Russian immediately. Grammar is presented as a necessary tool for communication, and throughout the author compares and contrasts American and Russian cultures, rather than focusing solely on Russian culture.