English Grammar for Students of Russian:
The Study Guide for Those Learning Russian
Tired of teaching English grammar
when you should be teaching Russian?
Join the hundreds of teachers no longer wasting class time explaining English grammar — supplement your textbook
with English Grammar for Students of Russian: The Study Guide for Those Learning Russian.
Students will learn English grammatical terms and concepts that Russian textbooks assume they know:
Parts of speech — how to identify English and Russian nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions . . .
Functions of words — how to identify English and Russian subjects, direct and indirect objects . . .
Grammatical terms — explanation of conjugation, case, declension,
agreement . . .
Step-by-step analysis of examples — how to get from an English structure
to an equivalent Russian structure, see example Chapter 16, What is a Descriptive Adjective?
Review the English Grammar for Students of Russian Table of Contents for an overview of the English and Russian grammatical terms and concepts covered.
Each chapter of English Grammar for Students of Russian covers
one grammar point
- grammar explained as it relates to English, anticipating concepts necessary for Russian
- grammar explained as it relates to Russian
- examples with explanations of the rules applied
- possible pitfalls for English speakers
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—Slavic and East European Journal
Both you and your students
You — More class time to teach Russian and to develop oral skills.
Students — Improved performance in Russian grammar thanks to a better understanding of English grammar.
English Grammar for Students of Russian an essential reference at any level
- high school
- community college
- home schooling
- adult education
- online language course
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This Study Guide also offers
Reviews — Students can test their comprehension by doing short Reviews at the end of most chapter (with Answer key).