Russian 1125-101 (non-native speakers): Syllabus
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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 08/19/18 - Saturday 08/25/18 [show/hide]
Wednesday
No class. Come to the organizational meeting (see above) to select class times
Week 2: Sunday 08/26/18 - Saturday 09/01/18 [show/hide]
Monday
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.

Ученые нашли новые свидетельства прежде существовавшей жизни на Марсе

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

Под Курском при взрыве снаряда времен войны погиб ребенок

Week 3: Sunday 09/02/18 - Saturday 09/08/18 [show/hide]
Monday
День Труда
Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Топ-10 стартапов в области искусственного интеллекта

Week 4: Sunday 09/09/18 - Saturday 09/15/18 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

"Просто хочу видеть тебя": мать встретилась с дочерью, увезенной 20 лет назад в США

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

Ведущие российские вузы придут на Дальний Восток

Week 5: Sunday 09/16/18 - Saturday 09/22/18 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

«Прогулка» с последствиями: банда подростков нападала на прохожих в центре Санкт-Петербурга RT на русском 2 часа назад

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

«Помогите вылечить маму!» Как шестиклассник учил взрослых неравнодушию |

Week 6: Sunday 09/23/18 - Saturday 09/29/18 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Несчастный случай произошел с Дмитрием Медведевым

Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as 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 обратился к Донбассу после гибели Захарченко

Week 7: Sunday 09/30/18 - Saturday 10/06/18 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Без фанатизма и очень аккуратно. На МКС устраняют утечку воздуха. Introduction and Часть1Трещина в результате попадания микрометеорита?

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

Без фанатизма и очень аккуратно. На МКС устраняют утечку воздуха. Часть 2 Устранение утечки и "перекус"

Week 8: Sunday 10/07/18 - Saturday 10/13/18 [show/hide]
Monday
Fall break
Wednesday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Без фанатизма и очень аккуратно. На МКС устраняют утечку воздуха. Часть 3 Противоречия среди экипажа.

Week 9: Sunday 10/14/18 - Saturday 10/20/18 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Тропические шершни осваивают Европу и нападают на людей.

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

Когда Оксане исполнилось 9 лет, её мама решила ампутировать ей ноги. Но через 15 лет девушка совершила невозможное!

Week 10: Sunday 10/21/18 - Saturday 10/27/18 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Запретная связь: отберут ли у школьников телефоны.

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

Continue working on a story: Запретная связь: отберут ли у школьников телефоны.

Week 11: Sunday 10/28/18 - Saturday 11/03/18 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Звездный небосклон Марка Захарова. От чего режиссёр уберёг Абдулова. Please read Introduction and part Захаров и Янковский

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

На Украине нашли гигантский крест, переделанный из каменного идола

Week 12: Sunday 11/04/18 - Saturday 11/10/18 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Кибератака ГРУ в Нидерландах: опубликованы доказательства шпионажа, Путину не отвертеться

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

Когда прекратят учить устаревшим профессиям?

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

Убийство Екатерины Гандзюк: смерть украинской активистки вызвала шок и протесты. Часть Активная Критика.

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

Австралиец на спор съел слизня и умер от поражения мозга.

Week 14: Sunday 11/18/18 - Saturday 11/24/18 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Первое в мире космическое государство начало своё научное исследование

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

Week 15: Sunday 11/25/18 - Saturday 12/01/18 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Звери в космосе. Как Белка и Стрелка проложили путь на орбиту Юрию Гагарину

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

Академик Борис Черток: «Гагарин ради Родины работал буквально на износ» Up to Вызовы ХХI века

Week 16: Sunday 12/02/18 - Saturday 12/08/18 [show/hide]
Monday
Read and translate a portion of this story--as much as can do in 40-50 minutes. Be sure to read the course description (the link at the top) about the use of Google Translate.

Академик Борис Черток: «Гагарин ради Родины работал буквально на износ» Part Вызовы ХХI века

 
 
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