The Russian language program has received a one-year trial extension through the coming 2013-2014 Academic Year. The written exam tests the student’s preparation in language and seeks to establish the breadth and depth of experience in Russian literature through a series of broadly conceived essay questions. This is another time-honored superstition and it’s best not to argue about it. Most homes have a place to hang coats by the door which is accompanied by a mirror so it’s not difficult to adhere to this belief.
But most of all, travellers talk about the Russian people, and this is the reason so many people have recently started learning to speak Russian, taking lessons both inside and outside of Russia. According to reports, the Russian leader has told diplomats of all ranks to bring relatives home to the Motherland”. Following to the reorganization of the magazine Homes Overseas into internet-portal, the holding of the Award was temporarily suspended for some years. But Russian officials have vigorously rejected accusations of meddling in the US presidential elections and dismissed allegations that Moscow was behind a series of recent hacks on US institutions. Three waves of emigration from Russia have now been completed and Russian is already becoming an important heritage language for the descendents of these emigrants.
As our world becomes more globalized, Russia will play a greater role in the world and the need for Russian specialists and professionals with knowledge of the Russian language and culture will continue to grow! In the second year, students continue their study of grammar and consolidate their active and passive language skills with reading, discussion, and written commentary on Russian lyrical poetry and texts on Russian cultural history. Whatever you bring with you does not have to be expensive at all, your Russian hosts will enjoy the story you tell about the gift. Russian majors as well as students who need Russian literature credit for classes taught in English are required to read texts in the original and to attend an additional weekly discussion section. You can learn the basics of Russian quickly and it will help you an enormous amount while travelling. If you would like to reach an instructor, see our Russian department faculty list.
In Canada Building Code’s provisions must be enforced but this Russian company is not willing to co-operate in regards to compliance to Building Code, claiming that they can not share their intellectual property. The £140m sale price made it Britain’s most expensive house, eclipsing the £136m sale at One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge, central London, earlier the same year. Writers such as Chekhov, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy have not only shaped Russian culture but are world renowned for their works.
In addition to the outstanding liberal arts education received as a student of Muhlenberg College, the Russian Studies program gives students the opportunity to focus on Russia and Eastern Europe and helps students recognize the importance of Slavic affairs in the contemporary world.