edited by Evgeny Dengub, Irina Dubinina and Jason Merrill
contributions by Jason Merrill, David Kirk Prestel, Cori Anderson, Julia Mikhailova, Anna Tumarkin, Thomas Jesus Garza, Dianna Murphy, Narek Sahakyan, Sally Sieloff Magnan, Betty Lou Leaver, Christine M. Campbell, William J. Comer, Lynne DeBenedette, Benjamin Jens, Coleen Lucey, Benjamin Rifkin, Karen Evans-Romaine, Stuart H. Goldberg, Susan C. Kresin, Vicki Galloway, Olga Kagan, Anna Kudyma, Rachel Stauffer, Olesya Kisselev, Edie Furniss, Ekaterina Nemtchinova, Tatiana Smorodinska, Alla Epsteyn, Maia Solovieva, Shannon Donnally Spasova, Evgeny Dengub, Kristen Welsh, Cori Anderson, Irina Walsh, Richard M. Robin, Kira Gor, Irina Dubinina, Jason Merrill, Aline Germain-Rutherford, Cynthia Lee Martin and Angelika Kraemer
Georgetown University Press, 2020
Cloth: 978-1-64712-001-6 | Paper: 978-1-64712-002-3
Library of Congress Classification PG2068.U5A78 2020
Dewey Decimal Classification 491.780071


A comprehensive guide to Russian-language instruction combining the latest research, pedagogy, and practice.

The Art of Teaching Russian offers practitioners current research, pedagogical thinking, and specific methodologies for teaching the Russian language and culture in the twenty-first century. With contributions from the leading professionals in the field, this collection covers the most important aspects of teaching the Russian language.

The book begins with an overview of the past and current trends in foreign language education and in Russian instruction in the United States. Other topics include the effects of ACTFL's World-Readiness Standards on the field; different pedagogical approaches to teaching at various levels of proficiency; curriculum and materials development; and teaching Russian culture to develop students' intercultural competence. The collection concludes with a discussion on how to use technology in the Russian-language classroom to enhance students' learning.

The Art of Teaching Russian includes practical approaches for successful teaching, supported by original research. Teachers and graduate students will rely upon this collection to enhance their instruction.

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