A compact, hands-on guidebook to basic Russian phrases
Russian is spoken by almost 280 million people worldwide, and
interest in this popular language is growing by leaps and bounds.
This fun, portable guide gives readers basic instruction that will
enable them to converse in Russian with others, whether for
business, school, travel, or just for fun. It uses real-world
phrases to illustrate concepts and help people practice skills in
basic grammar and usage, the alphabet, numbers, and common
expressions and verbs.
Andrew Kaufman, PhD (Arlington, VA) is a Visiting Assistant
Professor at the University of Virginia, where he teaches courses
on Tolstoy, Chekhov, and Russian language, literature, and society.
Serafima Gettys, PhD (Newark, CA) is a Coordinator of the Foreign
Language Program at Lewis University, where she also teaches
Russian. Nina Wieda (Chicago, IL) is a doctoral student in Slavic
languages and literature at Northwestern University.