Language Resources

Language Learning Resources for Russian

Russian department website

Russian Literature in English Resources (Library website)

Fall 2014 drop-in Russian tutoring schedule


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Class-specific resources

Russian 120: course website
Russian 220: course website
Russian 300: course website

You may also find class resources, such as syllabi and assignment-related material, on the Course Materials and Reserves page, on the department website, or on the Courses Server.

Research Guide for Russian Literature in English (Reed Library)

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Recommended online dictionaries

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Software

The following software is available in the Instructional Media Center:

  • Learn Russian Now! (Interactive software) PG2113 .L437 1998 CD-ROM

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Typing help

Windows:   Mac:
Keyboard layout setup: Be able to type as if you have a Russian keyboard.   Keyboard layout setup: Be able to type as if you have a Russian keyboard.
Keyboard layout: See the Russian keyboard layout.   Key Caps/Keyboard Viewer: View keyboard layouts and copy characters into documents.

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Language-specific resources

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Literary and cultural resources

Newspapers

  • Argumenty i fakty (shelved by title in the Pollock Browsing Room)

  • Izvestia
  • Literaturnaia gazeta (shelved by title in the Pollock Browsing Room)
  • Nezavisimaia gazeta (also in print; shelved by title in the Pollock Browsing Room)
  • Pravda Online
  • Segodnia (shelved by title in the Pollock Browsing Room)
  • Slovo (shelved by title in the Pollock Browsing Room)

Netflix Movies

  • The Return: Two brothers embark upon a fishing tirp with their long-estrangled father, who has suddenly reapeared after a 12-year-long absensce. (researched and summarized by Madison Gordon)
  • How I Ended This Summer: Two workers living alone in an Arctic meteorological station are driven apart when one of them receives imporant news intended for the other, but decides to keep it to himself. (researched and summarized by Madison Gordon)
  • The Island: An Orthodox monk must cope with his memories of life and choices as a sailor in the Russian Navy during World War II. (researched and summarized by Madison Gordon)

Miscellaneous

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