Sankt-Peterburg ot A do Ja - St. Petersburg from A to Z + CD by Olesya Baltak
St. Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The city has many symbolic names given to it: Northern Palmyra, Northern Venice, and the northern capital of Russia.
St. Petersburg is the cultural capital of Russia with beautiful museums, theatres, parks and architectural monuments. The historic centre of the city and the palaces and parks of the suburbs are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Millions of tourists visit St. Petersburg every year. Discover it with this fascinating A to Z guide with exercises!
ELI Russian Graded Readers offers a beautifully illustrated range that includes a mixture of classic fiction, adapted for language learners, and original non-fiction titles. The books are graded according to Russian language proficiency levels and the Common European Framework: Elementary level (CEFR A1) and Basic level (CEFR A2). Each book is accompanied by an audio CD with a narration of the text, either whole or partial, which can also be downloaded for free in MP3 format. The books are divided into chapters with a glossary of more difficult vocabulary at the foot of each page. A variety of activities before and after each chapter aid comprehension and enrich the language learning process. Fiction titles offer a selection of useful 'Focus on' pages providing additional information about the author and cultural context of the text.
Basic Proficency level (CEFR A2). This book includes:
- numerous photos of the sights of St. Petersburg
- cultural and historical information about St. Petersburg XVIII-XX centuries
- brief biographies of Peter I, Catherine II, Carl Faberge, Tchaikovsky
- useful information for tourists