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ERIC Number: ED058794
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Russian Advanced Course: Literary and Colloquial Usage with Special Stress on Semantics and Idiomatic Expressions. Text and Workbook.
Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.
This text of literary and colloquial Russian is intended for advanced students who have a functional knowledge of essential structures and basic vocabulary. The main emphasis is on syntactical structure, stylistics of both the written and spoken language, general semantics, and the use of idioms. Grammatical statements pertaining to an item of grammar are followed immediately by exercises which exemplify the principle at hand and test the student's comprehension. Major attention is focused on: (1) substantives, (2) adjectives, (3) numerals, (4) reflexive pronouns and verbs, (5) verbs, (6) prepositions, (7) particles and parenthetical words, (8) structural deviation from the normal sequence of elements in a sentence, (9) sentence structure, (10) modifier clauses, and (11) complex sentences. An appendix, major bibliographical sources, and a glossary are included. Cyrillic script is used extensively. For the companion document see FL 002 872. (RL)
Descriptors: Advanced Programs, Basic Skills, Expressive Language, Idioms, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Materials, Modern Languages, Russian, Standard Spoken Usage, Syntax, Textbooks, Vocabulary Development, Writing (Composition)
Director, Defense Language Institute, Department of the Army, U.S. Naval Station, Anacostia Annex, Washington, D.C. 20390 (With specific permission)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Defense, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.