Russian Reader: Elementary. The Speckled band by A. C. Doyle (Adapted graded Russian reader, annotated)
Category: Reference, Foreign Language Study & Reference, Language Instruction, Russian, Words, Language & Grammar, Readers
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Russian Readers are a range of contemporary and classic Russian and foreign titles specially retold for individuals learning Russian. Finishing a novel in another language gives you an incredible sense of achievement and will motivate you to continue reading in Russian. The more you read in Russian and your language proficiency increases, the more confident you'll be in your linguistic skills.
All Russian Readers include stressing accents in the Russian text, Russian-English vocabulary, and comprehension questions at the end of each chapter.
The series is published at six proficiency levels: Starter, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, and Advanced.
The number of words at each level:
Starter (A1) - 300-600 headwords;
Elementary (A2) - 600-1000 headwords;
Pre-intermediate (A2-B1) - 1000-1400 headwords;
Intermediate (B1) - 1400-1700 headwords;
Upper-intermediate (B2) - 1700-2200 headwords;
Advanced (C1) - 2200-3000 headwords.