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Read and Write Russian Script: A Teach Yourself Guide
Synopses & Reviews
Now learning non-Roman-alphabet languages is as easy as A-B-C!
Read and Write Russian Script will help you read and write simple Russian. This book is a step-by-step introduction to the script that will enable you to read Russian signs, notices, advertisements and headlines. Even if you think learning the script is a daunting prospect, this book will make it simple. The alphabet is introduced in stages and there's lots of practice of each new character before the next one is introduced. There are plenty of example words and phrases that are seen everywhere in any Russian-speaking environment so you can familiarize yourself with the most common signs and directions. By the end of the book, you will be reading and writing simple Russian with confidence and be prepared for your next trip to Russia or further study of the language.
About the Author
Daphne West has taught Russian for more than twenty years and received the Pushkin Medal for contributions to the teaching of Russian.
Table of Contents
Introduction / Units 1-4 The printed alphabet / Unit 5 The printed alphabet: revision / Units 6-7 The cursive script / Unit 8 Town and transport / Unit 9 Hotel and restaurant / Unit 10 Hobbies / Key to the exercises / Appendix / Vocabulary list
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