Da! A Practical Guide to Russian Grammar by Tatiana Filosofova

Da! A Practical Guide to Russian Grammar

byTatiana Filosofova, Marion Sporing

Paperback | April 27, 2012

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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 ofexercises 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.

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Title:Da! A Practical Guide to Russian GrammarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.69 × 6.85 × 0.68 inPublished:April 27, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1444148788

ISBN - 13:9781444148787

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Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsHow to use this bookGlossary of grammatical terms1. Introduction2. Nouns: animate and inanimate nouns, and gender3. Nouns: number4. Nouns: the concept of cases and the principle of noun declension5. Nouns: nonimative case6. Nouns: accusative case7. Nouns: genitive case8. Nouns: dative case9. Nouns: instrumental case10. Nouns: prepositional case11. Adjectives12. Adjectives: comparative, superlative and short- and long-form adjectives13. Adverbs14. Pronouns15. Numbers16. Verbs17. Verbs: present tense18. Verbs: past tense19. Verbs: future tense20. Verbs: verbal aspect21. Verbs: transitive and intransitive verbs, active and passive voice22. Verbs: mood23. Reflexive verbs24. Verbs of motion: introduction; verbs of motion without prefixes25. Verbs of motion: verbs of motion with prefixes26. Participles27. Gerunds28. Prepositions29. Conjunctions and particles30. Impersonal sentences31. Essentials of syntaxBibliographyKey to exercisesIndex

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'Da! is a unique book: this reference grammar with exercises presents aspects of Russian grammar in new and very interesting ways. It should be consulted by the serious student of the language.'
Dr. Stefan Pugh, Chair, Modern Languages, Wright State University, USA