Why Not Develop Both Linguistic and Literary Skills at the Same Time? The Golden Age is an interactive approach to studying language using the best-known Russian literary works of the nineteenth century. Highlights of major works like "Sevastopol" and "The Fatalist" introduce students to the literary canon, while raising their reading skills to the advanced level. Rosengrant and Lifschitz apply the techniques of language instruction to studying literature with over 300 questions pertaining to the readings, and a glossary of important words and how to use them properly. After completing this course your students will say with confidence, "Yes, I can read Russian literature. " Readings include: An English introduction to the author to provide a full background without spending valuable time on lecture or translationUnobtrusive marginal glosses that minimize dictionary work without distracting from the storyPreparatory exercises that prepare students for difficult constructions in the following textProficiency-oriented activities that encourage students to engage the text in a creative manner, like staging a short playOther Wiley texts available in Russian studies: Focus on Russian: An Interactive Approach to Communication 2/e, by Sandra Rosengrant and Elena Lifschitz 10998-3 Lets Talk About Life: An Integrated Approach to Russian Conversation, by Emily Tall and Valentina Vlasikova 30939-7 Troika: A Communicative Approach to Russian Language, Life, and Culture, by Marita Nummikoski 30945-1. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Food-- Colors and Furniture-- Appearance and Clothing-- Personality-- Relationships-- Grooming and Sleep-- Sickness and Health-- Transportation and the City-- Travel and Time-- Education-- Family and Behavior-- Intellectual Processes-- Appendices-- Glossaries-- Index.
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Providing Russian language students with large amounts of thematically-organized vocabulary, this textbook provides a trouble-shooting approach to Russian grammar. Grammatical points are practised in exercises, along with composition and conversational skills. (source: Nielsen Book Data)