Sistema Kalinka – Textbook 1 – Level A1 (paper)

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Paper book + CDLevel A1170 pages  |  Audio: 80 mins.

The best textbook to learn and teach Russian.

Sistema Kalinka is a step-by-step learning method. This is book 1, where you will start from zero and reach a vocabulary of 500 words. After completing this book you will acquire basic reading, listening and speaking skills and you will be able to communicate in simple everyday situations.

This book is divided into 10 lessons, with the following sections: Vocabulary (with audio), dialogues (with audio), text (with audio), grammar and exercises (with solutions). The book has 170 pages and includes 80 minutes of audio.

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Take advantage of our experience. We are Red Kalinka, the largest Russian school in the world, and you can now learn or teach Russian with our exclusive method: Sistema Kalinka. These textbooks are written only in Russian, so they can be used by both teachers and students from all over the world. Each textbook is the perfect source of texts and dialogues with audio, and adapted to a specific level. In addition, each grammar concept is gradually introduced, helping students improve naturally and easily.

The book “Sistema Kalinka 1” consists of 10 units. Each lesson includes vocabulary lists (with audio), texts (with audio), dialogues (with audio), grammar tables and exercises (with solutions). Here you can read and listen to some samples:

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Listen to a sample of Level A1 (Dialogue)

Listen to a sample of Level A1 (Vocabulary)

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These are the general contents of this book:

Grammar contents. Learn the most basic concepts of Russian grammar:

  • Your first verbs in present and past tense.
  • Gender in Russian: masculine, feminine and neuter.
  • Numbers in Russian: singular and plural.
  • The nominative case of nouns, adjectives and possessive pronouns.
  • Personal pronouns in nominative and accusative.
  • The prepositional case: usage and endings.
  • Further learning of verbs in the present and past tenses.
  • All endings of adjectives in the nominative case.
  • First adverbs and question words.
  • The use of accusative with a motion.
  • Special uses of the accusative and prepositional.

Vocabulary contents. Learn 500 new words about the following topics:

  • Introductions, greetings and farewells.
  • Friends and family.
  • Professions and workplace.
  • Nationalities and countries.
  • Describing your home town.
  • Your first numbers.
  • Days of the week and time.
  • More vocabulary regarding descriptions.
  • Language and language skills.
  • Daily activities and meals.

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Reviews (1)

1 review for Sistema Kalinka – Textbook 1 – Level A1 (paper)

  1. Joas Yuschinko (verified owner)

    Very compact books, very useful to practice and learn grammar and vocabulary at the same time, learning is a lot of fun with Kalinka, fast, efficient and fun, many thanks Anastasia Chulkova
    Sehr kompakte Bücher, sehr praktisch, um Grammatik und Wortschatz gleichzeitig zu üben und zu lernen, Lernen macht viel spass mit Kalinka, schnell, effizeint und mit spass, vielen Danke Anastasia Chulkova
    Libros muy compactos, muy útiles para practicar y aprender gramática y vocabulario al mismo tiempo, aprender es muy divertido con Kalinka, rápido, eficiente y divertido, muchas gracias Anastasia Chulkova

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