Russian reading and translation, with emphasis on developing full and accurate comprehension of unedited materials from newspapers, journals and books on current affairs, economics and politics. Primarily for graduate students in the REECAS M.A. program and the REECAS track of the European Studies undergraduate major, but useful for students in Russian studies and a variety of disciplines, including business, with varying levels of Russian. Prerequisite: Two years of Russian or permission of instructor.
Translation techniques with emphasis on development of vocabulary and reading skills. Primarily for Russian regional studies majors. Prerequisite: either RUSS 203 or RUSS 250. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.