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Russian For Dummies by Andrew Kaufman. Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format. Rest of Us!, The Dummies Way, Dummies Daily, The Fun and Easy Way, fluent speaker of Russian, Dr. Kaufman has lived extensively in Russia, where. Editorial Reviews. From the Back Cover. The fast and easy way to learn to speak Russian eBook features: Highlight, take notes, and search in the book; Length: pages; Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled; Page Flip: Enabled; Due to its large file size.

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Read "Russian For Dummies" by Andrew Kaufman available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get $5 off your first purchase. The fast and easy way to learn. The fast and easy way to learn to speak Russian With Russia in line to I purchased the ebook version of 'Russian for Dummies', and it has. Traveling in a foreign country such as Russia suddenly becomes alot more exciting when you can engage in elegant small talk withthe locals. Russian Phrases.

These fun activities allow you to use the new words and phrases encountered in each chapter to answer questions and solve puzzles.

Foolish Assumptions When we started writing this book, we tried to imagine what our future reader was going to be like. In the end, we came up with a list of foolish assumptions about who we think wants to read this book.

Do you recognize yourself in these descriptions? You want to have fun and learn a little bit of Russianat the same time. Each part of the book offers something different. Chapter 1 shows you that you already know some Russian, although it may be a surprise to you. We introduce the Russian alphabet and also give you an idea of how to use your knowledge of English to decipher some Russian words.

And finally, find your first Russian words — greetings and introductions — in Chapter 3.

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Chapter 4 shows you how to make small talk; Chapters 5 and 6 prepare you to talk about food and shopping. When you have the essentials covered, find out how to talk about fun things, such as going out Chapter 7 , and sports, reading, and other hobbies Chapter 8.

Chapter 9 equips you with the necessary phrases to make phone calls and send mail. For navigation through serious situations like getting a job or finding an apartment, refer to Chapter Part III: Russian on the Go This part covers all the aspects of traveling, from planning your trip Chap-ter 11 and discussing transportation Chapter 12 , to arranging for a place to stay Chapter 13 and settling your financial matters Chapter Chapter 15 also shows you how to ask for directions, and Chapter 16 prepares you for handling emergencies.

Part IV: The Part of Tens The Part of Tens is an unusual part of this book; it gives you lists of fun things to know, such as ten ways to pick up Russian quickly, ten holidays that Russians celebrate, and ten things never to do or say in Russia or to Russians.

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This part is also the place to find ten favorite Russian expressions and to pick up ten phrases that make you sound authentically Russian. Part V: Appendixes Russian For Dummies also includes four appendixes, which bring together some useful information. In Appendix A, find Russian verb tables. Appendix B is a convenient mini-dictionary for your quick reference. And Appendix D helps you navigate through the attached audio CD; it contains the description of all the dialogues on the CD and tells you in which chapter you can find the text of the dialogue.

Icons Used in This Book For your convenience, we marked some information in this book with special icons. This CD allows you not only to read but also to hear real conversational Russian. From famous Russian writers to a polite way to decline an invitation, this icon marks a wide variety of curious and useful facts about Russian culture.

This icon attracts your attention to something you need to know to avoid a common mistake.

Just choose a topic that seems appealing, find the corresponding chapter in the table of contents, and start speaking Russian! Another good starting point is Chapter 1, which quickly boosts your confidence by pointing out all the Russian words you already know.

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Or, you can go straight to the sections that deal with something you need urgently: Ordering ice cream is covered in Chapter 5, for example. Wherever you decide to start, you can find plenty of useful phrases to get you speaking Russian and exploring the benefits that your language skill brings.

And now we wish you Schastlivogo puti!

Part I Getting Started In this part. Part I is the beginning of your exciting journey. Here you get the essential information you need to take you through the rest of the book.

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Ejemplos concretos: I had never heard of the 'For Dummies' series until I bought this book. I love everything about Russia and the language is so versatile, learning Russian allows you not only to live another life but unlocks all of Russia's amazing literature and history.

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This book seemed really nice at the beginning explaining that this book is not for the advanced person nor the beginner but anyone that wants to gain an understanding of the language.. The reason I rate it 2 stars is because it didn't really give I had never heard of the 'For Dummies' series until I bought this book.

The reason I rate it 2 stars is because it didn't really give me the direction I was looking for, while reading I was supplied with so many rules and only very small exercises to practice my new skills. I was lucky enough to have Russian friends to practice with.

My Russian friends even recommended that I find another book to learn from. Now if you're reading this and are thinking "what?! It was fine for me!

View 1 comment. Apr 04, Maria Panteli added it Shelves: I just started learning Russian and I also just bought this book. So far I really like it. I can't really give a proper review one it yet but I think it's worth buying if you're interested in learning some Russian. Jul 10, Jeff marked it as to-read.


Yeah, one of these days I'll learn this language Me encantan estos libros de idiomas para dummies. Dec 16, Sydney Humphrey rated it liked it Shelves: As I did not finish reading this book, I cannot give a proper review. What I read of it was helpful and informative with one exception: I recently learned to read basic Russian using an app and was very disappointed at a lost opportunity to put it to use.

This book solely addresses spoken Russian and gives little guidance for those also wanting to read and write. Oct 06, Roger Mexico rated it liked it Shelves: My Russian sucks and I blame this book!

Nahhh, it was fine, I am just lazy: Jan 30, Mehran Memarzadeh rated it liked it Shelves: I read this book,it is very good. Brian Mccall rated it liked it Oct 21, Geivett rated it really liked it Jul 07, Isaac rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Rachael rated it it was amazing Dec 11, Kandice rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Katrinkarose rated it liked it Mar 16, Myrren rated it did not like it Sep 05, Sheldon Natowsky rated it really liked it Aug 23, Eduardo Meza Valencia rated it really liked it Mar 24, Christopher Tyler rated it it was ok Dec 08, Lindsey rated it it was amazing Nov 27, Roya rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Rumell rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Garry Ruiter rated it did not like it Sep 22, Adrian Lin rated it did not like it Sep 22, Ali rated it liked it Jan 24, Perry Sheldon rated it really liked it May 09, Fre rated it really liked it Feb 16, Tracy Reilly rated it really liked it Jan 29, Conscientia rated it really liked it Dec 18, ChihNing Yang rated it liked it Apr 06, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.The Girl on the Train.

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Chapter 2 gives you the basics of Russian grammar, which you may want to refer to throughout the rest of the book. You can travel more comfortably in Russia when you know a bit of the language, such as how to greet locals, use common expressions, and ask basic questions in Russian.

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