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Textbooks on teaching Russian as a foreign language

Russian holidays: History and modern times

I. Zhaboklitskaya

This manual is designed for all those who are interested in traditions and customs of Russia and Russian holidays. The reader contains a set of texts about the history of the Russian holidays, about the calendar reforms in Russia, about Russian holiday ceremonies and traditions, about The first Soviet holidays as well as the modern Russia holidays. After each text there are exercises to promote the general comprehension of texts followed by tests with questions. The students will not only read texts, but also learn more about the Russian grammar and the word formation in the Russian language. At the end of the reader there is an additional material to read and a list of the most important modern Russian holidays. The reader serves the needs of students of the first certificate level. 

2013. - 136 p.
ISBN 978-5-88337-085-3