Item description for START: An Introduction to the Sound and Writing Systems of Russian, 2/e (BOOK ONLY) (Russian Edition) by Benjamin Rifkin...
The START program provides an introduction to the sound and writing systems of Russian for English-speaking students. A CD-ROM is available which provides MP3 audio files and QuickTime movie files also on the CD-ROM show students how to write the letters of the Russian alphabet for both PC and Macintosh. The START program is designed to be used with any first year Russian textbook.
The workbook carefully explains the fundamental concepts of Russian pronunciation with reference to English sounds and words: hard and soft consonants, voiced and voiceless consonants, regressive assimilation, and the reduction of unstressed vowels
Self-quizzes and dictations are included at the end of every chapter so instructors can check students' progress.
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Studio: Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.78" Width: 8.24" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.74 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2005
Publisher Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co.
ISBN 158510132X ISBN13 9781585101320
Availability 0 units.
More About Benjamin Rifkin
Benjamin Rifkin is Professor of Modern Languages (Russian) and Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at The College of New Jersey. His research focuses on foreign language education and second language acquisition.