Russian 1125-101 (non-native speakers): Syllabus
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The assignments for the semester are not prepared ahead of time because we want to read about current events (for the most part). Most assignments are posted a few of days before the class.

Week 1: Sunday 08/25/19 - Saturday 08/31/19 [show/hide]
Week 2: Sunday 09/01/19 - Saturday 09/07/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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 космосе и на вулкане: как россияне отмечают День флага

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Пять причин, по которым я больше не зову друзей в гости

Week 3: Sunday 09/08/19 - Saturday 09/14/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Москва подводит итоги прошлого года; ЧМ-2018 по футболу.

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Находки археологов в Москве: московский клад и череп неандертальца.

Week 4: Sunday 09/15/19 - Saturday 09/21/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Кто такой Олег Смоленков, которого называют американским шпионом

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Made in Russia. Чем может торговать РФ кроме сырья, зерна, водки и оружия

Week 5: Sunday 09/22/19 - Saturday 09/28/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Хочешь помочь природе? Начни с себя! 15 способов сделать быт экологичнее.

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Приехали! Опасен ли массовый поток мигрантов для экономики России?

Week 6: Sunday 09/29/19 - Saturday 10/05/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate these stories--as much as 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.

Трамп намерен встретиться с осведомителем, который написал на него жалобу

В ГД считают абсурдной идею расшифровки бесед Путина и Трампа

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Мама Александрина, не устающая воевать

Week 7: Sunday 10/06/19 - Saturday 10/12/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Мама Александрина, не устающая воевать

Wednesday
Read and translate the article that we started translate in the last class to the end. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Мама Александрина, не устающая воевать

Week 8: Sunday 10/13/19 - Saturday 10/19/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Осенние каникулы
Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Смертная казнь: за или против? Эксперты о возвращении высшей меры.

Week 9: Sunday 10/20/19 - Saturday 10/26/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Как в Латвии живется русскоязычным

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Проштамповавшие однополый брак мужчины испугались за сотрудницу МФЦ

Week 10: Sunday 10/27/19 - Saturday 11/02/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Со всеми утекающими

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Что известно о ликвидации Абу-Бакра аль-Багдади

Week 11: Sunday 11/03/19 - Saturday 11/09/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Александр Губин: Философия Илизарова

Wednesday
Week 12: Sunday 11/10/19 - Saturday 11/16/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Малой кровью: почему лесам позволяют гореть

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

История Чистильщика: Ангарский маньяк умел казаться обаятельным и искренним

Week 13: Sunday 11/17/19 - Saturday 11/23/19 [show/hide]
Сегћдня воскресљнье, семнђдцатое ноябрї.
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Российский иммигрант тайно вывез своих дочерей из Швеции, когда их отдали на воспитание в семью мусульман

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

Будет ли в России новый царь? Есть ли геи среди королей и королев? Кто самый влиятельный монарх в мире?

Week 14: Sunday 11/24/19 - Saturday 11/30/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

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Wednesday
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Week 15: Sunday 12/01/19 - Saturday 12/07/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

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Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

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Week 16: Sunday 12/08/19 - Saturday 12/14/19 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

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Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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.

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