English Grammar for Students of Russian
Author: Cruise Edwina J.
Publisher: The Olivia and Hill Press
Date: 1993, 2nd ed.
Second edition of this popular self-study guide for students of Russian. Each chapter covers a grammar point: i.e., a part of speech (noun, verb, pronoun, adjective), a word’s function in a sentence (subject, direct object, indirect object), a grammatical term (tense, conjugation, declension, gender). Each chapter is divided into two sections: 1. In English: grammar is explained as it relates to English, anticipating concepts necessary for Russian. 2. In Russian: grammar is explained as it relates to Russian, with examples and explanations of the rules applied. Points out similarities, differences, and alerts students to pitfalls. Part of the O&H Study Guide series for students of foreign languages. Experience has shown that students using the O&H Russian Study Guide improve their performance in Russian grammar thanks to a better understanding of English grammar. Teachers can devote more class time to developing communicative skills.