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Provides examples that show you how verbs are used. This work features: 555 conjugated verbs; examples illustrating basic meanings for the top 50 verbs; verb exercises; and coverage of the aspects of the language's verbs.
Presents over 2,400 useful everyday words on 102 pages of contextualized illustrations. Vocabulary is organized under 82 topics, from basics such as food and clothing, to more specific topics such as occupations and public transportation. The words are shown in their most common context.
This textbook describes and systematizes all aspects of the grammar of Russian--including patterns of orthography, sounds, inflection, syntax, tense-aspect-mood, word order, and intonation. It is especially concerned with the meaning of combinations of words (constructions) and the core concept is that of the predicate history (a record of the states of entities through time and across possibilities).