The next best thing to a year in Russia! Streetwise Russian with Audio CD offers you a unique opportunity to learnfirst-hand how Russian is actually spoken. With the help of more than 25 everydaydialogues performed by native speakers, you pick up on the idioms, colloquialisms, slang, andvulgarisms currently used by people from all walks of life.Fascinating features help explain the cultural attitudes behind many expressions. And exercisesenable you to flex your comprehension and conversational skills. Includes one 75-minute audio CD.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Greetings and Forms of Address Chapter 2: Grumbling and Teasing Chapter 3: Bragging and Criticizing Chapter 4: Admiration and Politeness Chapter 5: Review chapter Chapter 6: Love and Hate Chapter 7: Gossip and Commenting Chapter 8: Negotiating, Bargaining, and Saying "No" Chapter 9: Giving Advice and Moral Support Chapter 10: Review chapter Chapter 11: Persuading and Surprise Chapter 12: Warning and Explaining Chapter 13: Discussing and Giving Orders Chapter 14: Forbidding and Negating Chapter 15: Review chapter
Jack Franke, Ph.D., is a professor ofRussian and head of the department at the DefenseLanguage Institute.