Author: Darius Mokler
Publisher: Independently Published
This is a book for beginners learning Russian, The book is nicely laid out and easy to read. Top-quality! It gives you a list of vocabulary at the end of each story, a summary (in English), and questions about the story. The book is very useful in improving your knowledge of specific words used in a different context as the meaning of each word is explained according to the context as well as in its simplest form. The main point of the book tells about how Russian Short Stories for Beginners works: Each story is interesting and entertaining with realistic dialogues and day-to-day situations. The summaries follow a synopsis in Russian and in English of what you just read, both to review the lesson and for you to see if you understood what the tale was about. At the end of those summaries, you'll be provided with a list of the most relevant vocabulary involved in the lesson, as well as slang and sayings that you may not have understood at first glance! Finally, you'll be provided with a set of tricky questions in Russian, providing you with the chance to prove that you learned something in the story. Don't worry if you don't know the answer to any -- we will provide them immediately after, but no cheating!