Голоса 1. The Russian Alphabet, Part 5

Palatalized and Unpalatalized (Hard and Soft) Consonants and Ь, Ъ
  1. Read the explanation on Palatalized and Unpalatalized (Hard and Soft) Consonants and Ь, Ъ on pp. 10-11 of the Textbook
  2. Do online Exercise 0381g. Palatalized and Unpalatalized Consonants
  3. Listen and repeat the pronunciation of the words in the box on page 10 of the Textbook.
  4. Listen and repeat the conversation on page 10 of the Textbook.
  5. Listen and repeat the examples of word pairs with hard and soft consonants on page 11 of the Textbook.
  6. Listen and read the dialog Let's get acquainted on page 11 of the Textbook. At this point it's not important that you understand the meaning of the dialog.
Vowel Reduction
  1. Read the section on Vowel Reduction on pp. 12-13 of the Textbook.
  2. Listen and repeat the words with Vowel Reduction Rule 1 on page 12 of the Textbook.
  3. Listen and repeat the words with Vowel Reduction Rule 2 on page 12 of the Textbook.
  4. Listen and repeat the words with Vowel Reduction Rule 3 on page 13 of the Textbook.
  5. Liten and repeat the phrases with months in Months you may recognize... on page 13 of the Textbook.
  6. Listen and repeat the dialog Name, please? on page 13 of the Textbook. At this point it's not important that you understand the meaning of the dialog.
  7. Listen and repeat the dialog Familiar objects on page 13 of the Textbook. At this point it's not important that you understand the meaning of the dialog.
  8. Go to this page to see and read more Russian words that you already know.

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