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1996 Listening to Okudzhava: Twenty-Three Aural Comprehension Exercises in Russian.  Newburyport MA: Focus Publishing R. Pullins & Company [accompanied by audio CD].

2nd. Ed: 2000.

                                                        Sample lesson

This textbook is for intermediate-advanced students of Russian. The songs of Bulat Okudzhava (on accompanying CD) are used to improve the ability to comprehend spoken Russian.  The learner is asked to reconstruct each song with the help of cues which support the listening experience.  Content questions on the songs are followed by grammatical explanations and review exercises.

Reviewed in The Modern Language Journal  81 (1997): 273-74.