Russian

Continuing with Russian
Townsend
RU 1.011

Focus on Russian 2nd Edition
Rosengrant & Lifschitz
RU 1.032

Nachalo: When in Russia... Books 1 & 2
Smorodinskaya, Lubensky, Ervin, & Jarvis
RU 1.029

Nachalo 2nd Edition, Books 1 & 2
Lubensky, Ervin, McLellan, & Jarvis
RU 1.031

Pimsleur: Conversational Russian 
Lessons 1–16
RU 1.035

The Twelve Chairs
Paperno, Leed, & Nakhimovsky
RU 1. 022

V Puti
Kagan and Miller
RU 1.028

Zvuki I Intonacija Russkoj Rechi 4th Edition
Bryzgunova
RU 1.012

Everyday Conversations in Russian
Nicholas Maltzoff
20 short conversations on familiar topics (salutations, weather, work, etc.), supplementary vocabulary list also recorded; accompanying text available.
Approx. 34 minutes
RU 1.030

How To Pronounce Russian Correctly
Tania Bobrinsky & Irina Gsovskaya © 1988 NTC Publishing Group
For beginning to advanced-level students of Russian whose native language is English; audiocassette program (divided into 11 short parts) explains, ilustrates and provides the opportunity to drill the basic sounds of the Russian language; accompanying User's Manual provides audioscript, charts, and expanded explanations.
Total time: approx. 46 minutes
RU 1.025

Listening to Okudzhava
Vladimir Tumanov © 1996 (text)
Recording of 25 songs © Bulat Okudzhava
Textbook features aural comprehension exercises for 23 of the recorded songs; exercises intended for use by intermediate to advanced students; each song chapter includes song text, commentary and translation exercises; three versions of each song text are presented, one with most of the words missing (for advanced learners), one with words partially missing (for intermediate students), the complete text with related questions; the last two songs on the recording are provided without exercises for independent study purposes.
Approx. 50 minutes
RU 1.027

Russian Dialects
Recording of a "lecture" in English by John Dunn © 1980 Exeter Tapes
Dunn discusses the dialects of Russian, the relationship between these dialects and the standard language as spoken in Moscow; no print materials.
Approx. 42 minutes
RU 1.026

Russian Language and People
Designed to be a self-instructional introduction to the Russian language; based on the skill of understanding rather than speaking Russian; contains problem-solving exercises of a practical nature; text available.
Total time: 2 hours 38 minutes
RU 1.023

Moscow Nights: 20 Popular Russian Hits
RU-CD 3.001

Russian Folk Songs
RU 3.001/3.003

Russian Ark
Region 1 (NTSC) DVD
Alexander Sokurov (2002)
Filmedin a single take, Russian Ark follows the wanderings of a mysterious narrator who wakes up from an accident and finds himself outside the Hermitage during the 18th century. There he meets a French marquis, and together they travel through the Winter Palace of the Tsars and 300 years of Russian history. Throughout the journey they discuss art, people, and the splendor and shortcomings of Russia while spying on various historical figures. Special features: documentaries "In One Breath — The Making of Russian Ark" and "Mon Paradis — The Winter Palace," producer's commentary, interviews with filmmakers, filmographies, web links.
In Russian with optional English or French subtitles
96 minutes

Russian Short Stories on Your Screen
Region 1 (NTSC) DVD, set of 3
Includes brief musical quotations and performances from several famous Russian short stories.
In Russian with optional English subtitles
Total Time: approx. 5 hours 30 minutes

Nachalo: When in Russia... Book 1
21 black & white overhead transparencies of selected illustrations contained in the eight chapters of the text Nachalo: When in Russia... Book 1 © 1997 The McGraw-Hill Companies; includes one map of Russia and one chart of the Russian alphabet.

Nachalo: When in Russia... Book 2
19 black & white overhead transparencies of selected illustrations contained in the eight chapters of the text Nachalo: When in Russia... Book 2 © 1997 The McGraw-Hill Companies.

201 Russian Verbs
Patricia Anne Davis
Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series © 1968, 1970

501 Russian Verbs
Thomas R. Beyer
Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s Educational Series © 1992, 2001, 2008

Central Asia Phrasebook
Justin Jon Rudelson
Hawthorn, Australia: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd. © 1998
ISBN: 0-86442-419-1

English Grammar for Students of Russian 2nd Edition
Edwina J. Cruise
The Olivia and Hill Press © 1993, Jacqueline Morton

Oxford Russian Dictionary 4th Edition
Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press © 1972, 1984, 1993, 1997, 2000, 2007

Russian Phrasebook & Dictionary
Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd. © 2012
ISBN: 978-1-74220-189-4

Smirnitsky's Russian/English Dictionary
New York: E.P. Dutton © 1973

V Puti: Russian Grammar in Context 2nd Edition
Olga Kagan, Frank Miller, & Ganna Kudyma
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc. © 1996, 2006

V Puti: Russian Grammar in Context 2nd Edition, Reference Grammar
Olga Kagan, Frank Miller, & Ganna Kudyma
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc. © 2006

V Puti: Russian Grammar in Context 2nd Edition, Student Activities Manual
Olga Kagan, Frank Miller, & Ganna Kudyma
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc. © 1996, 2006

Word by Word English/Russian Picture Dictionary
Steven J. Molinsky, Bill Bliss, & Gennadi G. Gorbatov
White Plains, NY: Prentice Hall Regents © 1996

From the Ends to the Beginning: A Bilingual Anthology of Russian Verse
Sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures of Northwestern University

LanguageGuide.org: Russian
Vocabulary  hundreds of pictures divided into categories; audio plays Russian word for the object on mouse-over

MasterRussian.com
Many Russian resources and links

Russian: An Interactive On-line Reference Grammar
Edward Beard
Short introductions to and information about various parts of Russian grammar (nouns, verbs, conjugation, etc.), with links to online dictionaries and software

Russian Newspapers
List of Russian newspapers and news sites

Russnet
Russian language-teaching modules

Unilang: Russian
Unilang
Russian lessons and resources

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