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Author Offord, Derek

Title Using Russian : a guide to contemporary usage / Derek Offord, Natalia Gogolitsyna
Edition 2nd ed., rev. and augm
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 493 pages)
Contents Varieties of language and register -- Passages illustrating register -- Problems of meaning : Russian words -- Problems of translation from English into Russian -- Vocabulary and idiom -- Language and everyday life -- Verbal etiquette -- Word-formation -- Inflection -- Prepositions -- Syntax -- Stress
Summary "Using Russian is a guide to Russian usage for those who have already acquired the basics of the language and wish to extend their knowledge. Unlike conventional grammars, it gives special attention to those areas of vocabulary and grammar which cause most difficulty to English speakers, and focuses on questions of style and register which are all too often ignored. Clear, readable and easy to consult, it will prove invaluable to students seeking to improve their fluency and confidence in Russian. This second edition has been substantially revised and expanded to incorporate fresh material and up-to-date information
Many of the original sections have been rewritten, the passages illustrating register are all fresh and one brand new chapter has been added, providing a clear picture of Russian usage in the 21st century."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages xix-xxi) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Russian language -- Usage
Russian language -- Grammar
Russian language -- Synonyms and antonyms
Russian language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English
Russian language
Russian language -- Grammar
Russian language -- Synonyms and antonyms
Russian language -- Usage
Genre/Form Textbooks
Form Electronic book
Author Gogolitsyna, Natalia
ISBN 9780511126109