Russian in a Contemporary World: A Textbook for Intermediate Russian

1st Edition

Elena Simms, Tatiana Romanova

December 12, 2019 Forthcoming
Textbook - 142 Pages - 99 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367332150 - CAT# 315939

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Russian in a Contemporary World is an intermediate textbook with a focus on improving oral and written skills of the Russian language by encouraging students’ creative potential with their use of language in a contemporary society, such as media, TV, art, and technology.

Key features of the textbook include:

  • Use of original texts and application of material by choosing topics which reflect the students’ general interests, according to a survey conducted among Humanities undergraduates and which are essential for students of Russian language, culture, and society;
  • Practical skills: the textbook allows students to process primary text sources, summarising, writing, and  expressing their views on certain sociopolitical issues;
  • Raises issues which are being widely discussed in present-day Russia and introduces trends in the development of  modern Russian society;
  • Providing feedback: students can check their work against answer keys that feature in a number of exercises as well as find discussions on different grammatical topics in the Appendix.

Aimed at B1-B2 and Intermediate-Mid students of Russian, this is the ideal textbook for those aiming to improve their Russian whilst gaining knowledge of contemporary Russian culture and society. With answer keys and grammar topics included, the textbook is also ideal for independent study.


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