• Learn Russian the Fast and Fun Way
    Author:
    Thomas Beyer
    Published by:
    Barrons Educational Series
    Price:
    $13.32
    ISBN:
    978-0764142147
    Edition:
    Second Edition, September 1, 2009
    Format:
    Large Format Paperback, 240 Pages

    MyPLT Review: This is an excellent, but lighthearted introduction to this fascinating language. Plenty of pictures and useful scenarios for that trip to Saint Petersburg. We love this Fast and Fun Way series. Just get the basic book, no need for the more expensive version with CDs.

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  • Russian For Beginners
    Author:
    Iulia Ovsienko
    Published by:
    Russky Iazyk
    Price:
    $30.00
    ISBN:
    978-5883371195
    Edition:
    Discuss with Tutor
    Format:
    Paperback

    MyPLT Review: This is a really excellent book to get you to a quite advanced level in Russian. It is densely packed, so best for the determined student. Please contact the office before buying as the availability varies.

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  • 501 Russian Verbs
    Author:
    Thomas R. Beyer Jr. Ph.D.
    Published by:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Price:
    $16.07
    ISBN:
    978-0764137433
    Edition:
    Third Edition - November 1, 2007
    Format:
    Paperback - 720 Pages

    MyPLT Review: Russian verbs are complicated, with Perfective and Imperfect aspects, etc. After your first few lessons, you will find this an indispensable companion to your conversation and reading. This is the most torn and tattered book in our office as we use it so much! This book gives the full conjugation of all tenses and aspects of the most popular verbs, including a new section on all the recent verbs that have been borrowed from the English language.

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  • Oxford Picture Dictionary English-Russian
    Author:
    Jayme Adelson-Goldstein, Norma Shapiro
    Published by:
    Oxford University Press, USA
    Price:
    $19.84
    ISBN:
    978-0194740173
    Edition:
    Bilingual edition - August 15, 2008
    Format:
    Large Format Paperback - 320 Pages

    MyPLT Review: Though primarily designed for Russians learning English, we found this book invaluable for all those everyday vocabulary words that you need, like cooking words, household items, etc. - extremely useful book

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  • Schaum's Outline of Russian Grammar
    Author:
    James Levine
    Published by:
    McGraw-Hill
    Price:
    $16.83
    ISBN:
    978-0071611695
    Edition:
    Second Edition - April 22, 2009
    Format:
    Large Format Paperback - 368 Pages

    MyPLT Review: Very good explanations of grammar, with exercises. Ideal for the intermediate and advanced student

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  • First Russian Reader for Beginners
    Author:
    Vadim Viktorovich Zubakhin
    Published by:
    CreateSpace
    Price:
    $21.02
    ISBN:
    978-1453639535
    Edition:
    June 20, 2010
    Format:
    Paperback - 146 Pages

    MyPLT Review: This is a clever and entertaining bilingual book, with the English translation to the right of the Russian text. Good for reading practice and reading out loud. This is the first of a 3-part series. Your tutor can suggest when you can move on the subsequent books.

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