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Using Russian : Guide to Contemporary Usage - 2nd edition

Using Russian : Guide to Contemporary Usage (ISBN10: 0511123965; ISBN13: 9780511123962)
ISBN13: 978-0511123962
ISBN10: 0511123965

Summary: Using Russian is a guide to Russian usage for those who have already acquired the basics of the language and wish to extend their knowledge. Unlike conventional grammars, it gives special attention to those areas of vocabulary and grammar which cause most difficulty to English speakers, and focuses on questions of style and register which are all too often ignored. Clear, readable and easy to consult, it will prove invaluable to students seeking to improve their flue morency and confidence in Russian. This second edition has been substantially revised and expanded to incorporate fresh material and up-to-date information. Many of the original chapters have been rewritten and one brand new chapter has been added, providing a clear picture of Russian usage in the 21st century.

  • Focuses on variety in Russian, i.e. differences in register reflected in vocabulary, idioms, grammar, pronunciation and stress
  • Provides a comprehensive description of contemporary Russian usage, including material on computing terminology and neologisms of both Russian and foreign origin
  • Tailored specifically towards English-speaking students, looking at areas they find particularly difficult less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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