Grandfather Stepan, the Russian Magician
Russkij znahary ded Stepan
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
Here is the material that represents the Russian cultural traditions and is aimed to be used by students of Russian language. It is a small window through which you can learn about the life of Russian people, look at the former and current Russia. Russian tales with elements of Russian grammar, adapted to individual learning levels, will help you in learning Russian and introduce you to new vocabulary and new concepts. It is because of the more efficient learning of word forms and expansion of vocabulary that the collection of tales about Russian life is written in
Russian and English. While reading, you can compare the life of Russians with the life of your own nation, and thus make the first steps on the path of mutual understanding and intercultural dialogue.
In the first book of the collection Tales from Russian life, the focus is on the verbs. They are specifically written out in the book and translated into English.
A native speaker of Russian reads the text, the Russian part of the book is linked to the sound track. That kind of book can be read in Russian, you can listen to it or both, while practicing the proper pronunciation of Russian words.
To facilitate the understanding of the content you can also use the English translation.