Russian for Dummies, 2ed



Part I: Getting Started

Chapter 1: Russian in a Nutshell

Chapter 2: Checking Out the Russian Alphabet

Chapter 3: Warming Up with Russian Grammar Basics

Chapter 4: Getting Started with Basic Expressions

Chapter 5: Getting Your Numbers, Times and Measurements Straight

Chapter 6: Speaking Russian at Home


Part II: Russian in Action

Chapter 7: Getting to Know You: Making Small Talk

Chapter 8: Asking for Directions

Chapter 9: Dining Out and Going to the Market

Chapter 10: Shopping Made Easy

Chapter 11: Going Out on the Town

Chapter 12: Taking Care of Business and Telecommunications

Chapter 13: Recreation and the Great Outdoors


Part III: Russian on the Go

Chapter 14: Planning a Trip

Chapter 15: Dealing with Money in a Foreign Land

Chapter 16: Getting Around: Planes, Trains, Taxis and More

Chapter 17: Finding a Place to Stay

Chapter 18: Handling Emergencies


Part IV: The Part of Tens

Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Pick Up Russian Quickly

Chapter 20: Ten Things Never to Say in Russian

Chapter 21: Ten Favorite Russian Expressions

Chapter 22: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound Fluent in Russian


Part V: Appendixes

Appendix A: Mini-Dictionary

Appendix B: Verb Tables

Appendix C: On the CD

Appendix D: Answer Keys