Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 288 pages, 9.69 × 6.85 × 0.68 in
Published: April 27, 2012
Publisher: Arnold (Medical)
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1444148788
ISBN - 13: 9781444148787
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments How to use this book Glossary of grammatical terms 1. Introduction 2. Nouns: animate and inanimate nouns, and gender 3. Nouns: number 4. Nouns: the concept of cases and the principle of noun declension 5. Nouns: nonimative case 6. Nouns: accusative case 7. Nouns: genitive case 8. Nouns: dative case 9. Nouns: instrumental case 10. Nouns: prepositional case 11. Adjectives 12. Adjectives: comparative, superlative and short- and long-form adjectives 13. Adverbs 14. Pronouns 15. Numbers 16. Verbs 17. Verbs: present tense 18. Verbs: past tense 19. Verbs: future tense 20. Verbs: verbal aspect 21. Verbs: transitive and intransitive verbs, active and passive voice 22. Verbs: mood 23. Reflexive verbs 24. Verbs of motion: introduction; verbs of motion without prefixes 25. Verbs of motion: verbs of motion with prefixes 26. Participles 27. Gerunds 28. Prepositions 29. Conjunctions and particles 30. Impersonal sentences 31. Essentials of syntax Bibliography Key to exercises Index
From the Publisher
Da! A Practical Guide to Russian Grammar is a concise and contemporary combined reference grammar and workbook for intermediate-level students, and is ideal for use both in the classroom and for self-study. The book contains clear explanations of the core areas of Russian grammar. Each point is illustrated with examples of contemporary language usage showing you how grammar works in practice while at the same time enhancing your vocabulary and cultural knowledge. Every chapter ends with a variety of exercises to test your progress and consolidate your understanding. Da! A Practical Guide to Russian Grammar features: * Tables to help you absorb more easily specific rules of grammar. * Level indicators so you can tailor learning to suit your ability and progress with confidence. * In-text icons that identify difficult points of grammar for you so you know where you need to focus that little bit harder * A glossary to aid your understanding of complex grammatical terms. * Exercises at the ends of chapters so you can test your comprehension * Answers to Exercises so you can check your own work. * Understanding. With free access to online, interactive exercises with audio that give you practice listening and pronouncing Russian, Da! A Practical Guide to Russian Grammar is one of the most comprehensive resources for Russian grammar available.
About the Author
Dr. Tatiana Filosofova, Language Tutor in Russian at the University of Glasgow, is a published journals author in Russian literature, folklore and poetry. Marion Sporing is Senior Lecturer in Applied Language Studies, Communication and Language Studies in the School of Humanities at the University of Dundee.