Russian 1126-101 (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 01/21/18 - Saturday 01/27/18 [show/hide]
Friday
Come to the organizational meeting, see Welcome page.
Week 2: Sunday 01/28/18 - Saturday 02/03/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Бездомный кот спас пропавшего калининградского школьника от холода

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

«Весь урок крутили эту шарманку» - школьников 2 дня подряд заставляли петь песню о Путине

Week 3: Sunday 02/04/18 - Saturday 02/10/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Русский студент в США назвал пять недостатков американцев

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Русский студент в США назвал пять недостатков американцев

Week 4: Sunday 02/11/18 - Saturday 02/17/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Мы всякую шушеру не обслуживаем

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Рэпера Славу КПСС хотят насильно выселить из квартиры

Week 5: Sunday 02/18/18 - Saturday 02/24/18 [show/hide]
Сегћдня суббћта, двђдцать четвёртое февралї.
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Киевские копы освободили из рабства бизнесмена, которого похитители держали на цепи

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

СМИ: в Москве грабитель пришел в банк с запиской

Week 6: Sunday 02/25/18 - Saturday 03/03/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Week 7: Sunday 03/04/18 - Saturday 03/10/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Week 8: Sunday 03/11/18 - Saturday 03/17/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Week 9: Sunday 03/18/18 - Saturday 03/24/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Week 10: Sunday 03/25/18 - Saturday 03/31/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

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Week 11: Sunday 04/01/18 - Saturday 04/07/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Каникулы
Friday
Каникулы
Week 12: Sunday 04/08/18 - Saturday 04/14/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Week 13: Sunday 04/15/18 - Saturday 04/21/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Week 14: Sunday 04/22/18 - Saturday 04/28/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Week 15: Sunday 04/29/18 - Saturday 05/05/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Friday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

Week 16: Sunday 05/06/18 - Saturday 05/12/18 [show/hide]
Tuesday
Read and understand as much as you have time for; do not try to translate every word; use your dictionary only when you really have to; take notes only if you find it helpful; bring a printout or your computer to class. See Course Description about the use of online translators. This note applies to the entire semester but will not be repeated after the first week.

 
 
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