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The Russian word"s worth

Michele A. Berdy

The Russian word"s worth

a humorous and informative guide to Russian language, culture, and translation

by Michele A. Berdy

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Published by Glas, Distribution in North America, Consortium Book Sales & Distribution in Moscow, Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russian language,
  • Grammar

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichele A. Berdy
    SeriesGlas new Russian writing -- v. 50, Glas new Russian writing -- v. 50.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination495 p.
    Number of Pages495
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27129598M
    ISBN 105717200919
    ISBN 109785717200912
    OCLC/WorldCa774987108, 711052344

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Berdy’s column “The Word’s Worth” in The Moscow Times/5(26). The Russian Word's Worth book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This cultural study cum dictionary is a must for English-la /5. The Russian Word's Worth: A Humorous and Informative Guide to Russian Language Culture and Translation years, is the author of the popular weekly column "The Word's Worth" in The Moscow Times.

She is a translator with several books, hundreds of articles and short stories to her credit, and specializes in subtitling feature and documentary Author: Michele Berdy. It is a great book not only for those who are learning Russian and who want to understand its nuances, but also it is an entertaining read for the native speakers who would like to know more about their language (e.g., origin of some words) and to see how their language is lovingly and with great humor explained by someone for whom Russian is a second language/5.

A while back, Michele Berdy, who comments here as mab, sent me a copy of her book The Russian Word’s Worth: A Humorous and Informative Guide to Russian Language, Culture, and Translation, thinking I would probably enjoy it—a pretty safe bet, considering that it’s a collection of her Moscow Times columns, which I’ve been plugging here since   The Russian Word’s Worth represents a collection of articles on Russian Language and Culture written by American columnist Michele Berdy for the Moscow Times, an English-language newspaper in Moscow.

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A quirky, opinionated, sometimes hilarious and yet always thoughtful and authoritative guide, Berdy looks at Russia’s changing culture, politics, and daily life through language and the art of. Buy The Russian Word's Worth: A Humorous and Informative Guide to the Russian Language, Culture and Translation 2nd revised by Michele A.

Berdy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   Opinion | Щепетильный: meticulous. There’s nothing like a Russian word to keep you up at night, force you to pull out a pound thesaurus and a pile of reference books, and leave you.

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LATEST NEWS. Featured. Oct. 26, We Won. Oct. 26, This is an excellent book for beginner learners. Each Russian word is accompanied by its English translation and a colorful illustration, so there’s never any doubt regarding what each word means.

Unusually for language learning books, this one is not specific to the Russian culture, and instead uses 11 children from different places around.

book award Sergei Medvedev's "The Return of the Russian Leviathan" Wins Pushkin House Book Prize Michele A. Berdy is the Arts Editor and author of “The Russian Word’s Worth,” a. What’s even more encouraging is that knowing as little as words helps you understand half of the words in an article or book written in Russian.

Learn the most common words and you get to a 75% understanding of texts in Russian. Also, each new word you learn helps you guess the meaning of up to words you have never seen before.

Words-Worth series of English Reader is specially structured for young learners. The books cover all the essentials of English Grammar and are primarily multi-skilled course books that focus on a holistic approach and are designed to develop linguistic competence.

2 days ago  Condition means everything in a book's value. A book that has significant damage is likely not worth much. A book collector wants an attractive copy. Dust jackets. Most hard cover books published since the early 20th century were sold with a dust jacket.

The dust jacket is both the most decorative part of a book, and the most delicate. A lot of learners seem to love this book teaches you 1, vocabulary, it teaches you Russian’s cases and tenses – all in a logical, step by step format.

Oh, and it has exercises. It’s not a “ learn a few russian phrases ” book, but an actual and solid introduction to the language. Many Russian words have been appropriated by the English language.

Some, like mammoth and sable, are easily assumed to be from a more closely related were originally specific to Russian culture but can be applied to analogous Western concepts, such as a reference to an American politician retreating from Washington, DC, to his dacha, or to a comment about a troika of conspirators.

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