Russian 1125-101 (non-native speakers): Syllabus

This syllabus is not prepared ahead of time because we want to read about current events (for the most part). Each assignment is posted a couple of days before the class.

Week 1: Sunday 08/20/17 - Saturday 08/26/17 [show/hide]
Tuesday
No class. Come to the organizational meeting (see above) to select class times
Week 2: Sunday 08/27/17 - Saturday 09/02/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Ученые нашли новые свидетельства прежде существовавшей жизни на Марсе

Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Путин сравнил свою работу с борьбой морского ангела против морских чертей

Week 3: Sunday 09/03/17 - Saturday 09/09/17 [show/hide]
Monday
День Труда
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Британские мошенники продавали овец под видом пуделей

Week 4: Sunday 09/10/17 - Saturday 09/16/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Путин предложил школьникам написать сочинение о будущем России | Образование | Общество | Аргументы и ФактыBA

Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Путин определился с судьбой Ленина — Рамблер/новости

"В Омске проходят массовые эвакуации после сообщений о минированиях

Week 5: Sunday 09/17/17 - Saturday 09/23/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Фильм Матильда

Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

В США изобрели сумку, заменяющую стиральную машину

Странная гибель туриста возле перевала Дятлова озадачила следователей

Week 6: Sunday 09/24/17 - Saturday 09/30/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Столичных школьников учат обращаться с резиночкой -

Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Столичных школьников учат обращаться с резиночкой -

Week 7: Sunday 10/01/17 - Saturday 10/07/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Житель Магадана хочет найти на Южном Урале 200 тонн золота

Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

«Дурак» на лбу. Родители вступились за учительницу, оскорбившую мальчика

Week 8: Sunday 10/08/17 - Saturday 10/14/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Fall break
Tuesday
Fall break
Week 9: Sunday 10/15/17 - Saturday 10/21/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Почему названии «Россия» две буквы «c»

Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Какие продукты сочетаются, а что нужно есть отдельно

Week 10: Sunday 10/22/17 - Saturday 10/28/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

В России от официального до интимного — один шаг

Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Грязный ребенок — неграмотные родители

Week 11: Sunday 10/29/17 - Saturday 11/04/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Эмигрантка из РФ, уехавшая в Швецию 20 лет назад, сравнила жизнь в России и Европе

Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

4 октября отмечается Всемирный день защиты животных

Week 12: Sunday 11/05/17 - Saturday 11/11/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

В истории дрейфовавших в океане американок нашли много странностей

Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Не дом, а мечта! Голландцы создали дом из картона

Week 13: Sunday 11/12/17 - Saturday 11/18/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

«Коза рожает!» На какие вызовы приходится выезжать сотрудникам «скорой»

Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

К чему приведет разрыв Украиной дипотношений с Россией?

Week 14: Sunday 11/19/17 - Saturday 11/25/17 [show/hide]
Сегћдня суббћта, двђдцать пїтое ноябрї.
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Кот из Нижнего Новгорода получил трудовую книжку и зарплату

Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Уроки труда приближают к реальной жизни /

Week 15: Sunday 11/26/17 - Saturday 12/02/17 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Медведчук обратился к Путину с просьбой об обмене пленными

Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story that you can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Полиция спасла парня-суицидника, повесившегося из-за несчастной любви

Week 16: Sunday 12/03/17 - Saturday 12/09/17 [show/hide]