Learn to Speak and Understand Russian with Pimsleur Langauge Programs
- This Edition: CD ( Also available in: MP3 )
- Lessons: 60
- ISBN: 9780743557504
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List Price: $495.00
Includes 60 lessons and reading instruction on 32 CDs, plus 2 reading booklets
Surprise your friends! Astonish your family! With Pimsleur, you’ll be speaking and understanding like a native in no time. 30 minutes a day is all it takes. This Russian course includes all of Levels I and II – 30 hours of spoken language practice and two hours of Reading Lessons providing background on the Russian language and culture. With this product you start from zero, learning first survival phrases and vocabulary, and eventually progressing to a mid-intermediate level of speaking, understanding and reading Russian.
Every lesson contains an introductory conversation, and isolated vocabulary and structures, as well as full practice for all vocabulary introduced. Emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension. At the completion of this course, you’ll speak confidently using your wide-ranging vocabulary, and experience the language and culture with a deepening insight into a new world.
Reading Lessons are included to provide you with an introduction to reading Russian. These lessons, which total about one hour for each Level, are designed to teach you to sound out words with correct pronunciation and accent. A Reading Booklet to be used with the audio lessons is also included in PDF format.
About the Russian Language
Russian is the official language in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Krygystan. Pimsleur's Russian uses speakers from Moscow and St. Petersburg, which accounts for slight pronunciation differences between speakers, but accurately depicts contemporary spoken Russian.