Learn Russian in 4 Simple Steps. WithLiving Language Complete Russian: The Basics, you'll start by learning words, and then you'll progress to phrases, sentences, and conversations. This simple four-step building block approach will have you speaking with confidence right from the beginning, and you'll be able to learn gradually and effectively. If you're confident in your pronunciation, then this coursebook includes everything you need - vocabulary, grammar, culture, and practice. But you can also use this book along with the four hours of recordings included in theLiving Language Complete Russian: The Basicscompact disc package, which also includes a handy learner's dictionary. This comprehensive coursebook includes: 40 step-by-step lessons Practical vocabulary and authentic everyday usage Simple explanations and plenty of examples Supplemental sections, including e-mail and internet resources A comprehensive grammar reference sectionLiving Language Staff is the author of 'Complete Russian: The Basics (BK)', published 2008 under ISBN 9781400024216 and ISBN 1400024218.