Synopses & Reviews
Troika'scontinued focus on functional communication gives international business managers early success in the Russian language and encourages them to use what they learn. The second edition has been updated to reflect contemporary Russian society and expose them to Russian culture. Vocabulary and grammar are presented as necessary tools for communication, but always in the context of real-world situations. Each chapter also features Word Building sections that deal with the complex nature of roots, prefixes, suffixes, and other aspects of Russian word formation. And with its emphasis on reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, international business managers will get up to speed on the Russian language quickly.
This communicative "natural approach" to introductory Russian emphasizes reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Everyday topics are presented to allow readers to begin communicating immediately. Grammar is presented as a necessary tool for communication and is introduced throughout. The book aims at comparing and contrasting cultures, rather than presenting the target culture only.
Table of Contents
Lesson 1. What is your name?
Lesson 2. Do you speak Russian?
Lesson 3. What do you have?
Lesson 4. Where is the post-office?
Lesson 5. Where do you live?
Lesson 6. Do you work or study?
Lesson 7. What do you do every day?
Lesson 8. Do you like classical music?
Lesson 9. What do you like to do in your free time?
Lesson 10. Where do you study?
Lesson 11. Where can I buy caviar?
Lesson 12. What shall we do on Saturday?
Lesson 13. What should I buy her?
Lesson 14. What's the weather like tomorrow?
Lesson 15. Where are you going in the summer?
Lesson 16. Where are we going to eat?
Lesson 17. What are your plans for the future?
Lesson 18. How are you feeling?