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Mar 16, 2014 Michael rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Russian students, Russian teachers, linguists
Russian verbs are very tricky. While there are standards for conjugation, there are many exceptions and so many different templates that it is easy to get confused. Then there are all the different verbs of motion to keep track of. I found this book essential during the time I was trying to learn Russian. It's big and bulky, but also very thorough, and gives a good overview of the basics at the front. There's an essay on semantics and syntax at the end that I never read, and I suspect almost no ...more