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The textbook presents fragments of famous Russian literary pieces with the most dramatic and emotionally charged action. Each fragment is complemented with vocabulary, phraseology vocabulary, questions about the text and multiple tasks that stimulate anal
This book is devoted to the theoretical aspects of communicative behavior. It defines the concept of communicative behavior as a science, offers theoretical devices, methods, and techniques, and determines the role of communicative behavior manuals in mod
Excellent textbook for intermediate level. Topics are: Airport, Railroad, Hotel, City, Metro, Bus, Restaurant, Service, Studying, Theatre, In the movies, Museum, Sports, News. Textbook teaches lexicon, grammar and contains fun illustrations and dialogs.
The material is organized by topic (greeting, acquaintance, greeting, etc.); Various creative tasks for each topic are mainly focused on the development of spontaneous dialogic and monologue speech.The manual is addressed to foreign students studying the Russian language at an advanced stage, can be used by teachers of Russian as a foreign language.
Textbook teaches some aspects of Russian culture. Includes overview of forming of the culture, traditions, art and architecture, music and theatre. 13 texts are designed for the intermediate level and each one combined with questions and exercies. Illustrated edition.
Textbook teaches Russian traditions and peculiarities of spending leisure time and communications. 14 texts suggest vocabulary, text with questions after it and multiple exercises. Excellent textbook for intermediate level.
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Manual on Russian formal speech: trends, traditions, styles, etc.
The manual is intended to introduce foreign students to one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and the world - St. Petersburg, which is rightly called the cultural capital of Russia. It contains texts dedicated to the most important cultural and historical events in the life of the city. A slender and clear system of pre-text, pretext and post-textual...
This educational manual presents 20 biographical texts about well-known and talented people who were born in Russia, but for one reason or another lived outside of Russia. These are people who have achieved the highest results in their professional fields and captivated those around them in the fields of science, art, and sport. The manual is intended for...
15 texts from Russian periodicals about youth culture, social problems and changes in everyday life in today's Russia. The texts are aimed at students studying Russian at intermediate and advances levels. Russian-English vocabulary, a wide range of exerci
Basic Grammar Course for Students of Technology and Natural Science (II & III levels).
Teacher's Edition. Manual on regional geography for those who learn Russian (level B1 and higher). Consists of two parts: materials for a teacher and materials for student/s, which include a DVD (72 minutes) and a CD with the text in PDF format (131 pages
Three sections (Meeting People, Family Life, and Customer Service) cover 16 topics. Each topic is presented by a basic text, questions and answers, dialogues and additional materials for more advanced students. Each section contains texts for reading and/or listening. Grammar references, poems, songs and pictures are given in the supplement. Includes...
The first of its kind book, offers Russian speakers a detailed introduction to their new country. The book acts as a guide to practical life in the United States for new immigrants, exchange students or those working in the USA. Each chapter addresses a s
New 2009 version of the course. The fist part of the course Window to Russia focuses on development of speaking and writing skills at the II-III level (B2-C1). It includes live dialogues, up-to-date information on contemporary Russia, discussions of current problems of the post-Soviet society, work with texts written in different genres and styles. The...
Original title: Storming Heaven: LSD and the American Dream
Reissue of the world's first book on Russian rock, released in the West in 1987 and in the USSR in 1991 and has since become a classic. 'Almost the entirety of this book (except for the last chapter and sentimental appendages) was written exactly twenty
A preeminent scientist -- and the world's most prominent atheist -- asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11. With rigor and wit, Dawkins examines God in all his forms, f
History of shoes.
Against the Modern World: Traditionalism and the Secret Intellectual History of the XX century.
The fifth edition of the very popular book "Russians: Stereotypes of behaviour, tradition, mentality". This book answers many questions foreigners may ask about Russians and explains why certain things are certain way, and where they come from. Author giv
The seminal work of the French Sociologist Roger Caillois, a translation of Les jeux et les hommes (1958). It is an influential book on the sociology of play and games, or rather in Caillois' terms sociology derived from play. Caillois sees many of the st