Reading Contemporary Russian I

This course is the first part of a year-long Reading Contemporary Russian sequence intended to assist graduate students the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences with little or no knowledge of Russian in developing reading skills for conducting academic research using written Russian-language sources. During the first half of the semester, students will be introduced to the Russian writing system and will develop grammar, vocabulary, and word building knowledge that will scaffold their reading efforts. In the second half of the semester, students will begin working on short translations from authentic materials. Choice of these materials will be adapted to the specific needs and interests of students.

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Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2018

Evelina Mendelevich
T: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM 19UP 224