All vocabulary and dialog texts were recorded in studio by a Russian native speaker.
You learn a clear, accent free pronunciation
with the correct emphasis from the beginning.
You can read, listen to, repeat aloud and print out all dialog texts on the screen.
The texts and stories were developed by linguists with the cooperation of translators and native speakers from Russia.
These are the topics of the dialog texts:
The Russian Intermediate Course orientates itself around everyday language needs.
In the dialog texts, you familiarize yourself with realistic stories and everyday situations.
Accompany the two main characters of the course through the highs and lows of everyday life!
Together you will experience 42 stories such as these:
You go with both protagonists on a quest to search for a new apartment.
They set up an appointment to view an apartment through a real estate agent.
But deciding which apartment is better, is not as easy as it's cracked up to be...
But in the end, the decision is made to take a lovely apartment in the best location.
Even still, the following difficulties arise:
To pay the rent for the shared apartment, a joint bank account has to be opened.
Where do you have to fill in what information on the form?
Anyone would like to furnish a new apartment nicely:
"But what shall we put where?
Don't we also want to renovate the kitchen a bit?"
New furniture and kitchen appliances often come with operating and assembly instructions.
Having the ability to read and correctly understand these manuals
can help make doing day to day things that much easier.
The new television has finally been delivered.
The man of the house impatiently opens the package and would like to watch the soccer match as soon as the tv is plugged in.
But to his horror: the remote control is missing!
Who wants to stand up every time he wants to change the channel?
There's only one thing to be done: write an email of complaint to the product manufacturer...
After an exhausting move to the new apartment,
you have to treat yourself to some leisure time:
Cooking for friends can be very relaxing.
In contrast, an afternoon at the soccer stadium can offer you thrills and excitement!
A little weekend road trip
for just the two of you makes for a nice change of pace:
Where should your trip take you?
A trip to the mountains would be really quite nice.
And we know of a cozy little hut there as well...
You can do great tours there on bike.
An accident almost ruined everything...
don't always run smoothly.
Conflict and lovesickness - it happens in the best of families.
As long as you can forgive one another, things will work out for the best ...
"Will you be my wife?"
is a nice opportunity for the whole family to come together again.
Is your sister coming with or without her husband?
Who is your brother bringing?
Is your niece coming as well?
Who can pick up grandpa with the car?
There are still a thousand things to be discussed.
And it'll be an unforgettable celebration!
Big changes are again on the horizon:
These and many other lovely, exciting, sad, funny and suspenseful stories are to be found in our intermediate course.
Your job is no fun anymore!
But you can make the change without hassle:
Read the employment ads and apply.
But whether you get your dream job ...?
You will find dialogue in most of the stories so that you can practice speaking in the first person.
But you will also be quickly practising the telling of events:
You listen to news radio and read newspaper articles.
The 42 dialog texts show you a language in it's everyday practical use!