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Available in: ARABIC ' CHINESE ' FRENCH ' GERMAN '
ITALIAN ' JAPANESE ' RUSSIAN ' SPANISH ' ENGLISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS ' ENGLISH FOR RUSSIAN SPEAKERS
It's easy...It's practical...It's fun!
In just minutes a day, you'll pick up the language you need for most everyday situations--from meeting and greeting people to asking directions and handling simple business transactions. You'll learn the basic vocabulary for: introductions ' finding your way ' entertainment ' dining ' shopping ' banking ' using the telephone and mail services ' medical help and emergencies
Plus: days of the week ' months ' seasons ' weather ' time ' numbers '
basic grammar ' handy pronunciation guide
Introduces Russian grammar, vocabulary, and usage through the experiences of two fictitious Americans visiting Russia, and includes vocabulary cards and a brief dictionary.
Here's an effective way for students to learn the basics of spoken Russian for sightseeing, shopping, phoning, handling emergencies, and much more. Phrases are presented as fun-to-do-exercises. The book also includes grammar notes, a bilingual dictionary, and vocabulary flash cards.
Barron's popular Fast and Fun Way foreign language learning programs are designed primarily for travelers to foreign countries but are also suitable for instruction in classrooms and language labs. Learn Russian the Fast and Fun Way is filled with cheerful illustrations, word lists, pull-out vocabulary flash cards, and language-learning exercises that take the form of games and puzzles. Emphasis is on the practical Russian that travelers will need when getting around in Moscow, St. Petersburg, or outlying villages. The book teaches appropriate words and phrases for greetings and introductions, finding one's way in cities, dining, shopping, getting hotel accommodations, telephoning, seeking medical help, reading road signs, and more.