Intermediate Russian

A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

By John Murray, Sarah Smyth

© 2013 – Routledge

276 pages

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About the Book

Intermediate Russian provides a reference grammar and related exercises in one volume. Varied texts from Russian sources give an insight into contemporary Russian society and culture. Features include:

* texts and exercises reflecting contemporary Russian

* concise grammar explanations

* full exercise key

* detailed index.

Intermediate Russian, and its sister volume, Basic Russian, are ideal both for independent study and use in class. Together the books provide a compendium of the essentials of Russian grammar.

Table of Contents

I. Interacting: 1. Naming, greetings, congratulating 2. Thanking, apologising, requesting and advising 3. Possession, desire and making suggestions 5. Seeking and giving clarification 5. Identifying and describing people 6. Going places II. Narrating: 7. Keeping a diary 8. Memoirs 9. Anecdote 10. Biographical sketch 11. News items 12. Narratives in the future III. Describing: 13. Adjectives 14. Pronouns 15. Compound nouns and imperfective gerund 16. Aspects and perfective gerund 17. Negation and numerals 18. Participles

About the Authors

John Murray and Sarah Smyth are Lecturers in Russian at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.

About the Series

Grammar Workbooks

These titles combine explanation with exercise work. The Basic Grammar Workbooks are for learners starting at elementary level. Intermediate Grammar Workbooks follow on from these and are for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each combines clear, concise grammar explanations with communicatively oriented exercises to help build confidence and fluency.
Suitable for independent learners and students on taught courses, the Basic and Intermediate volumes together form a structured course of the essentials of each language's grammar.

All Grammar Workbooks are available as inspection copies.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General