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ERIC Number: ED168348
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Russian: A Guide to the Spoken Language.
Department of Defense, Washington, DC.
This Russian language guide is of assistance in carrying on simple conversations in Russian and is used in conjunction with records. Russian ranks after Chinese and English as the third most widespread language in the world. All the words and phrases are written in a simplified spelling which is read like English. Useful words and phrases include greetings and general phrases, location, directions, numbers, asking for things, money, time, and other useful phrases. Additional expressions are included which the learner will be able to pronounce without hearing them. The learner will also be able to form sentences of his own by using the section called "fill-in sentences." Important signs that the learner/tourist will want to recognize and an alphabetical word list are included. (SW)
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Communicative Competence (Languages), Conversational Language Courses, Instructional Materials, Language Guides, Language Instruction, Language Skills, Pronunciation Instruction, Russian, Second Language Learning, Speech Communication, Standard Spoken Usage, Travel, Vocabulary Development
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 008-020-00503-1; $1.05)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Defense, Washington, DC.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to small print