Synopses & Reviews
Specially designed for Russians learning American English, this practical working manual presents a series of typical real-life dialogues. Readers learn how to ask directions, place orders in restaurants, make telephone calls, and much more. English and Russian text appears side by side.
This practical working manual is a valuable tool to speakers of Russian who want to develop English-language conversational skills. Specially designed for Russian students attending English-language classes, or for those studying American English independently, this book offers a perfect method for the acquisition of a useful working knowledge of English and honing conversational fluency. The handy dual-language format of this learning aid makes it equally valuable to Americans studying Russian.
A series of typical dialogues spoken by Americans reflects real-life situations: asking for directions, making telephone calls, preparing for a job interview, opening a bank account, shopping, visiting the doctor, eating out, and many more. Each sentence is presented in English and Russian, often with a supplemental vocabulary section accompanying the dialogues. In addition, an appendix following the dialogues contains practical guidelines and suggestions for writing resumes and business letters.
In this practical guide for Russians learning American English, both languages appear side by side in typical real-life dialogues about banking, eating out, visiting the doctor, and much more.