288 pages, 9.69 × 6.85 × 0.68 in
April 27, 2012
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1444148788
ISBN - 13: 9781444148787
Table of Contents
How to use this book
Glossary of grammatical terms
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
12. Adjectives: comparative, superlative and short- and long-form adjectives
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
29. Conjunctions and particles
30. Impersonal sentences
31. Essentials of syntax
Key to exercises
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.
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.