Sistema Kalinka - Textbook 2 - Level A1-A2 (ebook)

ebook + audioLevel A1 - A2170 pages  |  Audio: 60 mins.

The best textbook to learn and teach Russian.

Sistema Kalinka is a step-by-step learning method. In book 2 you will learn enough vocabulary and grammar to take your Russian from beginner to the intermediate level. By the end of this book, you will know at least 1000 words, which is enough to understand 80% of the words in some common texts.

This book is divided into 10 lessons, with the following sections: Vocabulary (with audio), dialogues (with audio), text (with audio), grammar and exercises (with solutions). The book has 170 pages and includes 60 minutes of audio.

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Take advantage of our experience. We are Red Kalinka, the largest Russian school in the world, and you can now learn or teach Russian with our exclusive method: Sistema Kalinka. These textbooks are written only in Russian, so they can be used by both teachers and students from all over the world. Each textbook is the perfect source of texts and dialogues with audio, and adapted to a specific level. In addition, each grammar concept is gradually introduced, helping students improve naturally and easily.

The book "Sistema Kalinka 2" consists of 10 units. Each lesson includes vocabulary lists (with audio), texts (with audio), dialogues (with audio), grammar tables and exercises (with solutions). Here you can read and listen to some samples:

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These are the general contents of this book:

Grammar contents. Learn the necessary Russian grammar to reach the intermediate level:

  • Irregular verbs and nouns
  • Demonstrative pronouns and prepositions.
  • The accusative case used as direct object.
  • Imperative forms of verbs.
  • Singular endings of the prepositional case.
  • Pronouns in the dative to express tastes and age.
  • The prepositional case and special usage of prepositions.
  • Introduction to the instrumental case.
  • Introduction to the use of cases with numbers.
  • The verb in the future tense.

Vocabulary contents. Improve your knowledge and reach a vocabulary of 1000 words:

  • Colours and descriptions.
  • Food and drinks.
  • Clothing and footwear for men and women.
  • Parts of the house, furniture and buildings.
  • Months, seasons and weather.
  • Body parts. Going to the doctor.
  • Means of transport.
  • Summer and winter activities.
  • The numbers from 10 to one million
  • Additional basic vocabulary.

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These learning materials come in pdf format and are compatible with any device (PC, laptop, Mac, iPad, tablet, ...). They include professional recordings in mp3. You can listen to the audio while reading the lesson, or you can play the mp3 recordings on your phone or audio player and listen to it anywhere.

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Format Digital / eBook
Level A1-A2
Audio Book with audio
Table of levels

Do you want to learn Russian properly? In order to achieve that, you need the right learning materials. All our books, courses and products are graded by level, to help you choose. The following table shows a description of each level:

A1 First steps: Very short sentences and simple topics. You will find the most basic possible verbs, nouns and cases.
A2 Basic: The vocabulary is a bit wider and the sentences are a bit longer, but still using basic verbs, nouns and cases.
B1 Intermeditate: Longer sentences with more tenses and cases. The vocabulary is a bit more complicated.
B2 Uper-intermediate: Sentences are sometimes complex. Vocabulary is wide. It’s getting closer to an advanced level.
C1 Advanced: For learners with very good knowledge of Russian. Advanced vocabulary and difficut verbs. Sometimes we use idioms and complicated expressions.
C2 Expert: For learners with very deep knowledge of Russian. Sentences and vocabulary are very advanced, with complicated structures and meanings.

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