Speak and Understand Everyday Russian
Offers you an opportunity to learn how Russian is actually spoken. This title includes features that help explain the cultural attitudes behind various expressions and exercises enable you to flex your comprehension and conversational skills. It includes one 75-minute audio CD.
The next best thing to a year abroad ..."Streetwise Russian" with Audio CD offers you a unique opportunity to learn first-hand how Russian is actually spoken. With the help of more than 25 everyday dialogues performed by native speakers, you pick up on the idioms, colloquialisms, slang, and vulgarisms currently used by people from all walks of life. Fascinating features help explain the cultural attitudes behind many expressions. And exercises enable you to flex your comprehension and conversational skills. It includes one 75-minute audio CD.
Chapter 1: Greetings and Forms of Address Chapter 2: Grumbling and Teasing Chapter 3: Bragging and Criticizing Chapter 4: Admiration and Politeness Chapter 5: Review chapter Chapter 6: Love and Hate Chapter 7: Gossip and Commenting Chapter 8: Negotiating, Bargaining, and Saying "No" Chapter 9: Giving Advice and Moral Support Chapter 10: Review chapter Chapter 11: Persuading and Surprise Chapter 12: Warning and Explaining Chapter 13: Discussing and Giving Orders Chapter 14: Forbidding and Negating Chapter 15: Review chapter