The book can be used with or without a teacher. All comments, phrases and other learning material are given in both English and Russian. This book gives 40 hours of conversational Russian and is ideal for those who wish to speak Russian but have little time to learn it. The phrases can easily be read aloud as the Russian is transliterated into the latin alphabet and comes with an audio CD.
This book gives the reader common phrases used in different conversational situations in Russian every day life. It teaches the student the minimal amount of phrases necessary without learning difficult grammar.