Language Resources

Language Learning Resources for Russian

Russian department website

Russian Literature in English Resources (Library website)

Fall 2015 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.

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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: Type using a Russian keyboard. Keyboard layout setup: Type using a Russian keyboard.

On-screen keyboard: View keyboard layouts.

Keyboard Viewer: View keyboard layouts.

The Russian Phonetic keyboard maps Russian characters onto their approximate English equivalents and may be the easiest for an English-speaking Russian learner to use. The Language Lab has keyboard covers available for checkout the align with the Russian-PC keyboard layout.

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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)

Miscellaneous

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