Russian 1126-101 (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 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]
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.

На Луне обнаружены достаточные для ее колонизации запасы воды

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.

Российский ученый предложил лететь к Марсу на паровозе

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.

Жириновский призвал весь мир отказаться от рукопожатий

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.

Товарищ Полкан. Как в столице собаки службу несут

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.

Путин пригрозил Западу, рассказал о новом оружии и будущем России

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.

Быть шофером хорошо, а банкиром - лучше. Деньги я считать пошел - пусть меня научат

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.

«Вещмешок — тяжелее ребёнка!» Как женщины служат в спецназе армии России

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.

Скрипаль не нужен. Кто и зачем решил отравить бывшего сотрудника ГРУ?

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.

Скрипаль не нужен. Кто и зачем решил отравить бывшего сотрудника ГРУ?

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.

Путин рассказал о загнанной в угол крысе

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.

Почему в России так популярны глухие заборы?

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.

Анну Нетребко вместе с семьей выгнали из театра в Лондоне

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.

Жириновский призвал поменять название должности главы страны

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.

Все знали: почему никто не остановил террор в уральской школе

Week 14: Sunday 04/22/18 - Saturday 04/28/18 [show/hide]
Сегћдня четвљрг, двђдцать шестће апрљля.
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.

«Пришло ваше время!». В детских технопарках состоялись Гагаринские уроки | Образование

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.

Кто лечит диких зверей? Таёжный ветеринар рассказал о зубастых подопечных

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.

Ученые случайно нашли замену нефти

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.

Путину пообещали построить Силиконовую тайгу

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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