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1.6: Contents of the Chapters

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    Text Lexicon or Grammar Stylistics Rhetorical frames

    Михаил Зощенко

    «Баня»

    Paronyms: different meanings, same roots Non-standard colloquial register (просторечие) How to describe personality

    Александра Коллонтай

    «Любовь трех поколений»

    Talking about feelings and changes Colloquial register How to write an informal letter and give advice
    «Новая женщина» (отрывок)

    Исаак Бабель

    «Король»

    (часть 1)

    Expressions with оказать Participles

    Figures of speech

    Dialectal speech

    How to write a formal letter of complaint

    Исаак Бабель

    «Король»

    (часть 2)

    The difference between поначалу and сначала

    Figures of speech

    Dialectal speech

    Euphemisms

    Rhetorical repetition

    How to express an opinion using contrast (previous vs. current perception)

    How to give a tour of a city

    Илья Ильф и Евгений Петров

    «Двенадцать стульев»

    (отрывок 1)

    Russian word order

    Catch phrases

    Irony

    Formal vs. colloquial register

    How to tell a story using proper word order

    Илья Ильф и Евгений Петров

    «Двенадцать стульев»

    (отрывок 2)

    More on Russian word order Formal, colloquial, and rude registers Jargon How to tell a story using proper word order

    Илья Ильф и Евгений Петров

    «Двенадцать стульев»

    (отрывок 3)

    How to express the idea of sameness in Russian

    Colloquial register

    Formal register

    (legal and economic)

    How to convince someone of something (expressing requests, warning of consequences)

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 1)

    The meanings of все равно Rude register How to give a speech and construct an argument

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 2)

    Talking about wearing or putting things on Figures of speech How to write a letter and construct an argument (refusing a request)

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 3)

    Uses of the particle же Figures of speech How to introduce someone, describe someone (positive and negative traits)

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 4)

    Combining the words так, и, не

    Figures of speech

    Catch phrases

    How to give advice and convince someone of something (using никто не спорит, правда заключается в том, что)

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 5)

    Equivalents of the passive voice

    Figures of speech

    Catch phrases

    Colloquial register

    How to give a speech and construct an argument (using rhetorical questions)

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 6)

    More on the difference between поначалу and сначала

    Figures of speech

    Rude register

    How to describe someone using contrast (previous vs. current impression)

    How to give a tour of a city

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 7)

    Talking about feelings and attitudes Figures of speech How to give a speech and construct an argument (accusing and defending)

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 8)

    Verbal nouns

    Stylistic nuances of the passive voice

    Formal register (official notes and scientific reports)

    How to write a formal note explaining one’s absence

    How to write scientific reports

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 9)

    The use of zero copula in «У меня есть» / «У меня…» Colloquial, formal, and rude registers How to write a formal report of a missing person

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 10)

    Cohesion and reported speech

    Catch phrases

    Archaic/poetic register

    How to give a speech and construct an argument by providing details (using reported speech)

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 11)

    Types of это Figures of speech How to write an official letter of complaint

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 12)

    Anaphoric use of тот, та, те

    Figures of speech

    Non-standard colloquial register (просторечие)

    Catch phrases

    How to describe someone using contrast (previous vs. current impression)

    Михаил Булгаков

    «Собачье сердце»

    (отрывок 13)

    The uses of а то Figures of speech

    How to talk on the phone and explain reasons for calling

    How to express requests and warn of consequences

    Исаак Бабель

    «Мой первый гусь»

    Expressions with ответственность

    The use of согласно

    Figures of speech

    Poetic inversion

    Soviet newspeak

    How to criticize and express disagreement

    Дмитрий Фурманов

    «Чапаев»

    (отрывок)

    How to say “both” in Russian

    Soviet clichés

    Colloquial register

    How to compare and contrast people

    How to describe someone using contrast (perception vs. reality)

    Андрей Платонов

    «Третий сын»

    The verbs отвлечь and привлечь

    Soviet clichés

    Poetic register

    Tautologies

    How to write a letter and convince someone of something (using никто не спорит, правда заключается в том, что)

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