Russian - English Dual Language Book of Russian Songs with Transliteration

Russian - English Dual Language Book of Russian Songs with Transliteration : Enjoy the First Meeting with a Rich Culture of Russian Song from a Native Speaker, a Genuine Song Lover & Connoisseur. the Book Has Authentic Cultural Notes.

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The Book is a Dual Language book of Russian Songs with transliteration. Each song is presented in the following way: on the left page you will see the original song in Russian language and on the matching right page you will see the transliteration of the Russian text with Latin alphabet for easier reading for those readers who do not have sufficient Russian reading skills. Then follows the English translation of the lyrics and the cultural notes about each song and other cultural observations. The choice of songs is very selective. A reader of a book, will have a close look on the art of a Russian song, as well as he or she will enrich their vocabulary by reading, listening and singing together these beautiful songs. Russian art song is a special event, a big part of Russian culture. This book is a nice introduction to the Russian song art. If the book is popular with a reader, the author will continue the series of Song Books. The book is an excellent special way to study the language, singing together, and, at the same time, it is very informative and can be used by Russian language instructors, and students as a great additional language tool. Zoia Eliseyeva has Master's Degree in Education. She has been teaching English, Russian, and Spanish languages in Europe, USA, and Mexico. Her first publications appeared in 1996.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 177.8 x 254 x 4.83mm | 217.72g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507529201
  • 9781507529201
  • 1,249,805

About MS Zoia Eliseyeva

Zoia Eliseyeva (Eliseyeva Zoia Vladimirovna) is a native Russian. She was born in Riga (Latvia) during Soviet Union, although her parents are originally from central Russia. She got a Bachelor's Degree in English and Literature from Latvia State University in 1989, and a Master's Degree in Education (Counseling Option for Community Colleges) from California State University in San Bernardino in 2002. After her Master's Degree Zoia studied Spanish for 9 years in colleges, an at CalState Fullerton. In the summer 2014 Zoia was teaching English and Russian in Oaxaca, Mexico, for 2 months being completely emerged in Spanish-speaking environment of southern Mexico. Now Zoia is teaching Spanish at her community, continuing tutoring the three languages. Zoia is an author of an autobiographical-immigrant book, the chapters of which were being published for a few years in the magazine "Nataly" in St.Petersburg (Russia), a newspaper in Riga (Latvia), and in Russian newspapers in California (West Hollywood) and Colorado, USA, starting from 1996. Zoia's stories are published in the online Russianwomen.com magazine, Prose.ru, and on other sites. On Amazon.com, in 2010, Zoia republished her first book "The Girl from California," and she has published fifteen more books since then, most of them being dual-language Russian-English world classics or trilingual English-Russian-Spanish, also based on classics. For a number of years Zoia was doing evaluation and translation of Russian/Soviet educational transcripts and diplomas, providing professional language services to American Educational Research Corporation (AERC) and other business and legal organizations in the USA. Having a warm and dynamic personality, being an optimist who walks through life with a smile, a highly experienced and devoted language teacher, Zoia has always been appreciated and highly valued by her students and readers of Russian, English, and Spanish languages in Riga (Latvia), California, USA, and Oaxaca, Mexico. Zoia's last names by marriages in the USA were Burkhart and Sproesser. Since December 2014 Zoia has had back her maiden last name Eliseyeva.show more