Panorama : Intermediate Russian Language and Culture
Author: Benjamin Rifkin , Evgeny Dengub , Susanna Nazarova
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Format: PDF, MP3
The Panorama multimedia textbook includes both the student textbook and free access to the Smart Sparrow Electronic Workbook. Panorama moves intermediate-level students of Russian toward advanced proficiency by engaging them in a systematic and comprehensive approach to Russian grammar with texts from a variety of genres, including proverbs and sayings to immerse students in Russian culture.
By reading and listening to Russian literary classics and contemporary nonfiction texts, students develop a contextual understanding of Russian culture and forms of expression that grow their command of vocabulary, grammar, and complex syntax. The textbook includes comprehensive in-class vocabulary and grammar exercises and discussion topics as well as reading texts (for work in class and at home), summative oral and written exercises, and compelling color photos.