Russian Grammar Workbook (Blackwell Reference Grammars 2nd Edition)

Russian Grammar Workbook (Blackwell Reference Grammars 2nd Edition)

By: Terence Wade (author), David Gillespie (author)Paperback

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The second edition of A Russian Grammar Workbook provides a rigorous and hands-on approach to Russian grammar for students who are intent on mastering the nuance and complexities of this language. Revised and updated version of the popular and comprehensive workbook offering detailed coverage of all aspects of Russian grammar New edition reflects changes in Russian lexis and grammar over the past few years Features over 230 sets of structured exercises Packed with activities ranging from substitution drills and multiple choice questions, to grammatical quizzes and translation exercises May be used independently or in conjunction with Wade s A Comprehensive Russian Grammar, 3rd edition; a transparent structure links directly to the Grammar for ease of reference between the two volumes

About Author

Terence Wade (1930 2005) was Professor Emeritus and Research Fellow in Russian Studies at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. He wrote 12 books, including Prepositions in Modern Russian (1985), Russian Etymological Dictionary (1996), The Russian Language Today (with Larissa Ryazanova-Clarke, 1999), and A Comprehensive Russian Grammar, third edition (revised by David Gillespie, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). David Gillespie is Professor of Russian at the University of Bath, UK, where he has taught Russian language and culture since 1985. He is the author of 8 books and more than 50 papers on modern Russian literature and film.

Contents

Preface to the First Edition xv Preface to the Second Edition xvi The Noun 1 Gender 1 First and second declensions [30 2, 34] 1 2 Soft-sign nouns [33] 2 3 Common gender [35] 2 4 Indeclinable nouns of foreign origin [36] 2 5 Differentiation of gender through suffi xes. Professions [43 4] 3 6 Animals [45] 4 Declension 7 Animacy [47] 4 8 Nouns which have a plural form only [49] 5 9 First declension: masculine nouns [50 2] 5 10 Partitive genitive in -o/-th [53] 6 11 Prepositional/locative singular in -y/-F [54] 7 12 Special masculine plural forms [55] 7 13 First declension: neuter nouns in -o [58] 8 14 First declension: nouns in -e, -ua, -, -u [59] 9 15 Second declension: nouns in -a/-y [61] 9 16 Third declension: soft-sign feminine nouns [63] 11 17 Declension of neuter nouns in -iy [64] 12 18 Declension of nouns in -ey/-ea [65] 12 19 AEeoe and eFae [68] 12 20 Declension of fi rst names/surnames [69 70] 13 21 Apposition in the names of publications, towns etc. [72] 13 22 Agreement of dya, aieuoeinoao etc. [75] 14 Case Usage 23 The nominative [77] 14 24 The accusative [79] 15 25 The genitive [80 2] 15 26 The partitive genitive [83 4] 16 27 Genitive and negative [86] 17 28 Genitive and accusative after negated verbs [87] 17 29 Verbs that take the genitive [88] 18 30 The dative as indirect object of a verb [89] 21 31 Verbs that take the dative [90] 21 32 Impersonal constructions using the dative [92] 22 33 The instrumental of function [94] 23 34 The instrumental in passive constructions [96] 23 35 Verbs that take the instrumental [99] 24 36 The instrumental of dimension [101] 24 37 The instrumental as predicate [102] 25 38 Nouns in apposition [103] 26 Revision exercises: case usage 26 The Pronoun 31 39 Personal pronouns [110] 31 40 The pronoun y [113] 32 41 The pronouns ou and au [115] 32 42 The third-person pronouns (ii, iia, iio, iiD) [116] 33 43 The refl exive pronoun naaB [117] 33 44 The possessive pronouns iie, oaie, iao, aao [118] 34 45 The possessive pronouns aao, a, eo [119] 34 46 The refl exive possessive pronoun naie, naiB, nai, naiD [120] 35 47 Eoi, ??oi, eaeoe, eioodue, ??ae as interrogative pronouns [121 2] 35 48 Eioodue, ??ae, eoi and ??oi as relative pronouns [123] 36 49 The demonstrative pronouns Joio and oio [125 6] 38 50 Nai and naiue [131] 38 51 Aanu, oeeeue, anBeee, eaaeaue, ethaoe [132] 39 52 Ieeoo [134] 39 53 Ie??oo [135] 40 54 Ieeaeoe and ie??ee [136] 41 55 The potential negative pronouns ieeiai, ie??aai [137] 41 56 Indefi nite pronouns with the particles -oi, -ieaoau [138] 42 57 Ieeioidue [141] 44 58 Other parts of speech which can also function as pronouns [143] 44 The Adjective 45 The Long Form of the Adjective 59 Mixed declension [146] 45 60 Soft-ending adjectives [147] 45 61 Formation of adjectives from nouns: the suffi xes -i-, -ne-and -oa-/-ea- [148] 46 62 Attributive use of the long adjective [155] 46 63 Use of the long adjective with predicative meaning [156] 48 Revision exercises: declension of adjectives 48 The Short Form of the Adjective 64 Endings of the short form of the adjective [159] 50 65 The mobile vowels -a-, -o- and -- in the masculine short form [161] 50 66 Some special short forms [162] 50 67 Short forms: pairs of opposites [168] 51 68 Adjectives of dimension [169] 51 69 Delimitation of meaning by the oblique case of a noun or pronoun [170] 52 70 Delimitation of meaning by a prepositional phrase [171] 53 Revision exercises: short-form and long-form adjectives 53 The Comparative Degree of the Adjective 71 The attributive comparative with aoeaa [177] 55 72 One-word attributive comparatives [178] 56 73 Predicative comparative forms in -aa [179] 56 74 Comparative short forms in -e in predicative meaning [180 1] 57 75 Constructions with the comparative [182] 58 76 Other functions of the short-form comparative [184] 59 The Superlative Degree of the Adjective 77 The superlative degree with naiue [185] 60 78 AHnoee and iDcoee [186] 60 The Numeral 61 Cardinal, Collective and Indefinite Numerals 79 The cardinal numeral [190] 61 80 Declension of cardinal numerals [191] 62 81 The numeral iaDi, iaia, iaio, iaiD [193] 62 82 Iieoida/iieoidH, aaa/aaa, ode, ??aoHda, oaa/oaa [194] 63 83 Numerals five and above [195] 64 84 Agreement of oblique cases of numerals iieoida/iieoidH to 999 with oblique plural forms of nouns [196] 65 85 Declension of compound numerals [198] 66 86 Collective numerals [200] 67 87 Indefi nite numerals [201] 68 88 Agreement of the predicate with a subject that contains a numeral [202] 69 Ordinal Numerals 89 Formation of ordinal numerals. Usage [203 4] 70 Special Functions of Numerals 90 Telling the time [206] 71 91 Giving the date [207] 73 92 Numerals in compound nouns and adjectives [211] 74 The Verb 75 Conjugation 93 First-conjugation verbs with stems ending in a vowel [215] 75 94 First-conjugation verbs with consonant stems I [216] 77 95 First-conjugation verbs with consonant stems II: verbs in -aou with consonant mutation throughout conjugation [217] 78 96 First-conjugation verbs with consonant stems III: verbs in -oe, -nou/-cou, -??u [218] 79 97 Present-future endings in the second conjugation [220 1] 81 98 Consonant change in the conjugation of second-conjugation verbs [222] 82 Revision exercises: conjugation of verbs 82 99 The verb to be [226] 84 100 Formation of and stress in the imperative [227 8] 85 Revision exercise: imperative mood 86 101 Formation of the past tense [230 1] 86 102 The mobile vowel -o- in conjugation [234] 89 Aspect 103 Introductory [235]. Formation of the perfective by prefi xation [239]. Submeanings of perfectives [242] 89 104 The formation of imperfectives from prefixed first-conjugation verbs [244] 91 105 Secondary imperfectives based on second-conjugation verbs [246] 91 106 Consonant mutation in secondary imperfectives based on second-conjugation verbs [247] 91 107 Secondary imperfectives based on monosyllabic verbs [248] 92 108 The differentiation of aspects by conjugation. Aspectival pairs with different roots. Verbs which are refl exive in the imperfective aspect only [250 2] 92 109 Compounds of -eiaeeou [253] 94 110 Meanings of verbal prefixes [254] 94 111 The imperfective and perfective aspects [255] 95 112 Aspect in the present tense [256] 97 113 Aspect in the past tense [257] 98 114 Use of the imperfective past to denote an action and its reverse [259] 99 115 Use of the imperfective past to denote a forthcoming event [261] 100 116 Negated verbs in the past [262] 100 117 Aspect in the future [263] 101 118 The logical future [264] 102 119 The future in reported speech [265] 102 120 Use of the future to express repeated actions [266] 103 121 Use of the imperative in the context of a single action [270] 103 122 Use of the imperative to exhort and invite [271] 104 123 Negative commands/warnings [273] 104 124 Aspect in the infi nitive. Introductory [276] 105 125 Use of the infi nitive to denote habitual actions [277] 105 126 Use of the imperfective infinitive after verbs of beginning, continuing and concluding [278] 106 127 Inadvisable and advisable actions [279] 106 128 A request to perform/not to perform an action [280] 107 Revision exercises: aspect 108 Reflexive Verbs 129 Reflexive verbs. The true reflexive [284 5] 110 130 Intransitive refl exives [287] 111 131 Refl exive verbs with passive meaning [288] 112 132 Reciprocal meanings [289] 112 The Passive Voice 133 The passive voice [300 3] 113 The Conditional and Subjunctive Moods 134 The conditional mood [304 5] 114 135 Use of the subjunctive to express wish or desire [308] 115 136 The subjunctive of purposeful endeavour [309] 116 137 Purpose clauses [310] 117 138 The expression of hypothesis [311] 117 139 Concessive constructions [312] 118 Constructions Expressing Obligation, Necessity, Possibility or Potential 140 The expression of obligation and necessity [313] 119 141 The expression of possibility or potential [314] 120 Verbs of Motion 142 Unidirectional and multidirectional verbs of motion. Conjugation [315 16] 121 143 Imperatives and past tense of verbs of motion [317 18] 121 144 To go : eaoD/oiaDou and eoaou/ecaeou [319] 122 145 Functions of unidirectional verbs of motion [320] 122 146 Unidirectional verbs in frequentative contexts [321] 123 147 Functions of multidirectional verbs of motion [322] 123 148 Use of the past tense of a multidirectional verb to denote a single return journey. Perfectives of unidirectional verbs [323/326] 124 149 The verbs ianoD, iinDou; aanoD, aiaDou; aacoD, aicDou. Translation of to drive [324 5] 125 150 Perfectives of multidirectional verbs [329] 126 151 Compound verbs of motion [331] 126 152 Prefi xed verbs of motion [332/334] 128 153 Spelling rules in the formation of compound verbs of motion [333] 129 154 Use of the imperfective past of a compound verb of motion to denote an action and its reverse [335] 129 155 Figurative and idiomatic uses of compound verbs of motion [336] 130 156 Perfectives in c- based on multidirectional verbs [337] 130 Participles 157 Present active participle. Formation and stress [340 1] 131 158 The past active participle. Formation and stress [342 3] 132 159 The imperfective passive participle. Formation and stress [344 7] 133 160 Formation of the perfective passive participle from infinitives in -aou/-you [349] 134 161 Formation of the long-form (attributive) participle from verbs in -aou/-you [351] 135 162 Formation of the short-form participle from second-conjugation verbs in -eou/-aou [352] 135 163 Consonant mutation in participles from second-conjugation infi nitives in -eou/-aou [353] 136 164 Formation of the long-form (attributive) participle from second-conjugation verbs in -eou/-aou [354] 137 165 Formation of perfective passive participles (short form) from verbs in -oe, -??u, -cou, -nou [355] 138 166 Long-form participles from verbs in -oe, -??u, -cou, -nou [356] 139 167 Perfective passive participles in -o [357] 140 168 The long form of participles in -o [358] 140 169 Functions of short-form participles [359] 140 170 Functions of long-form participles [360] 141 171 Agreement of long-form participle and noun [361] 143 172 Text on participles [339 66] 145 Gerunds 173 Formation of/stress in the imperfective gerund. Lack of an imperfective gerund [368 71] 146 174 Formation of the perfective gerund [372 6] 147 175 Functions of the gerunds [377] 148 176 Special features of constructions with gerunds [378] 149 The Adverb 150 177 Adverbs derived from adjectives/nouns [382 3] 150 178 Adverbs derived from pronouns [386] 151 179 Primary spatial adverbs [387] 152 180 Primary adverbs of time [388] 152 181 Au, au ia, au dac [389 90] 153 182 The temporal adverbs aoeai, aaaio and iaaaaii [391] 153 183 Ooaea, oaeaea [394] 154 184 Indefinite adverbs (adverbs in -oi and -ieaoau) [395] 154 185 The negative adverbs ieaae, ieeoaa, ieioeyaa, ieeiaaa, ieeae, ieneoeuei [396] 155 186 The negative adverbs ieaaa, ieeoaa, ieeiaaa, ieioeoaa, ieca??ai [397] 156 187 Comparative adverbs [398] 156 188 The superlative adverb [400] 157 The Preposition 158 189 The prepositions i/ia/iai [402] 158 190 The mobile vowel -i [404] 158 Spatial Prepositions 191 A and ia + prepositional/accusative, ec/n + genitive [408] 159 192 The use of a and ia with geographical terminology and the names of organizations, buildings and parts of buildings [409] 160 193 Nouns which may be used with a and ia, but with different meanings [410] 162 194 Accusative of destination and genitive of withdrawal [411] 164 195 Uses of ia when the dependent noun denotes an activity, event [412] 165 196 A and ia: extension of the spatial meanings [413] 165 Prepositions that Denote the Position of an Object in Relation to Another Object 197 Ca + instrumental/accusative, ec-ca + genitive [414] 165 198 Iadaa + instrumental, aiadaaD + genitive [416] 166 199 Iia + instrumental/accusative, ec-iia + genitive [417] 166 200 Iaa + instrumental, iiaedo + genitive [418] 167 Prepositions that Denote Spatial Closeness to an Object, Movement Towards or Away from an Object 201 O + genitive, e + dative, io + genitive [420] 168 Prepositions that Denote Along, Across, Through a Spatial Area 202 Ii + dative; ??adac, neaocu + accusative; iiiade, aaoeu + genitive [424] 169 Temporal Prepositions 203 Telling the time [426] 170 204 Days [427] 171 205 Parts of a day [428] 172 206 Weeks, months, years and centuries [429] 172 207 Ai adeiy, a oa??eiea [430] 173 The Use of Prepositions to Denote Action in Relation to Various Time Limits 208 The use of n + genitive, ai + genitive to denote terminal points in time [434] 174 209 Use of e + dative and iia + accusative to denote temporal approach [435] 174 210 Use of a/ca + accusative to denote the time taken to complete an action. Use of a + accusative to denote the period during which an action occurs a stated number of times [436 7] 175 211 Use of prepositions to denote sequence in time (before, after etc.) [439] 176 Other Meanings 212 Prepositions with causal meaning [443] 177 213 Prepositions that denote the object of feelings and attitudes [444] 178 214 Prepositions that denote extent [445] 178 215 Prepositions that denote purpose [446] 179 216 Ii + dative/accusative in distributive meaning [448] 179 Other Important Meanings Expressed by Prepositions 217 Prepositions that take the accusative [449] 179 218 Prepositions that take the genitive [450] 181 219 Prepositions that take the dative, instrumental or prepositional [451 3] 183 The Conjunction 185 Co-ordinating Conjunctions 220 Connective and adversative conjunctions [455 6] 185 221 Disjunctive conjunctions [457] 186 Subordinating Conjunctions 222 Explanatory conjunctions [458] 187 223 Conjunctions of purpose [460] 187 224 Temporal conjunctions. Introductory and those which render before , after , until , since [465 6] 188 225 Other conjunctions of time [467] 189 The Particle 191 226 Almost , only [471] 191 227 Modal functions of particles [472] 192 Word Order 194 228 New and given information [476] 194 229 Relative position of subject and verb [477] 195 230 Subject, verb, object [478] 196 231 The position of the adverb [480] 198 232 Sentences that contain more than one adverb or adverbial phrase [481] 199 Grammar Quiz 200 Key 202

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