Streetwise Russian (book)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 19, 2009 - Foreign Language Study - 208 pages

The next best thing to a year in Russia!

Streetwise Russian with Audio CD offers you a unique opportunity to learn first-hand how Russian is actually spoken. With the help of more than 25 everyday dialogues performed by native speakers, you pick up on the idioms, colloquialisms, slang, and vulgarisms currently used by people from all walks of life. Fascinating features help explain the cultural attitudes behind many expressions. And exercises enable you to flex your comprehension and conversational skills.

Includes one 75-minute audio CD.

 

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Contents

Lyuda and Masha 9 dialogues
43
Ilya and Michael 9 dialogues
105
Answers to Exercises
147
Terms Index
165
EnglishRussian Index
171
RussianEnglish Index
183
Bibliography
197
Copyright

About the author (2009)

Jack Franke, Ph.D., is a professor of Russian and head of the department at the Defense Language Institute.

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