S azov (Russian from Scratch) Russian language course

Learn Russian with the excellent language resources available from our School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications.

Instructions for the Russian language course

  • Download the book chapters below
  • Listen to the audio files. For the full course you will need to buy an MP3, CD or two audio cassettes, available from Tom Dickins - details on the right of the page
  • Take the interactive test for each chapter.
ChapterRelevant audio (Streaming Windows Media files)Test
Cover

(PDF - 225k)

- Title of course n/a

Table of Contents

(PDF - 43k)

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Summary of the principal grammar points (PDF - 36k) n/a n/a
Introductory Chapter - The Basics (PDF - 2.9Mb)

Mastering the alphabet (p 2 onwards)

- Intro Chapter - Section I Activity I (p. 3)

- Intro Chapter - Section II Activity I (p. 3)

- Intro Chapter - Section III Activity I (p. 4)

- Intro Chapter - Section IV Activity I (p. 5)

- Intro Chapter - Section V Activity I (p. 6)

- Intro Chapter - Section V Activity 4 (p. 7)

- Intro Chapter - Section VI Activity I (p. 8)

Pronunciation (p 12 onwards)

- Intro Chapter - Activity 1 (p.13)

- Intro Chapter - Activity 2 (p.14)

- Intro Chapter - Activity 3 (p.14)

- Intro Chapter - Activity 4 (p.15)

- Intro Chapter - Activity 5 (pp. 15/6)

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Chapter One - Introductions (PDF - 4Mb) - Ch One - Activity 1(p. 18)

- Ch One - Activity 2 (p. 19)

- Ch One - Activity 9 (p. 23)

- Ch One - Activity 10 (p. 24)

- Ch One - Activity 12 (p. 25)

- Ch One - Activity 13 (p. 25)

- Ch One - Activity 14 (p. 26)

- Ch One - Activity 16 (p. 26)

- Ch One - Activity 23 (pp. 28-29)

Ch One test
Chapter Two - An object lesson (PDF - 3.1Mb) Buy the full course Ch Two test

Chapter Three - Work / Nationality

(PDF - 3.45Mb)

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Chapter Four - At the airport

(PDF - 4.64Mb)

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Chapter Five - Shopping for food

(PDF - 4.1Mb)

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Chapter Six - I can't hear you very well!

(PDF - 1.41Mb)

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Chapter Seven - At the hotel

(PDF - 1.9Mb)

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Chapter Eight - Russian cuisine

(PDF - 2.2Mb)

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Chapter Nine - Now and then

(PDF - 2.4Mb)

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Chapter 11 - Health

(PDF - 2.6Mb)

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Chapter 12 - Education

(PDF - 2Mb)

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Chapter 13 - My family and (other) animals

(PDF - 600k)

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Chapter 14 - The weather

(PDF - 2.6Mb)

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Chapter 15 - A horrible sight (or aspect?)

(PDF - 1.7Mb)

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Chapter 16 - In the town

(PDF - 2.8Mb)

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Chapter 17 - Bon voyage!

(PDF - 4.8Mb)

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Chapter 18 - At home

(PDF - 2.3Mb)

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Chapter 19 - Personal information

(PDF - 1Mb)

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Chapter 20 - A further step in reading and writing

(PDF - 1.2Mb)

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