ERIC Number: ED052650
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Russian Basic Course: Reader, Volume II.
Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.
This anthology of short stories is representative of well-known 19th and 20th century Russian writers. Eleven stories, often adapted or abridged, are arranged in order of increasing difficulty and intended for use in intermediate and advanced phases of the Russian Basic Course. The selections, all in Cyrillic script, include: (1) A. S. Pushkin's "The Station Master,""The Shot,""The Queen of Spades," and "The Captain's Daughter"; (2) L. N. Tolstoy's "The Captive of the Caucasus"; (3) A. B. Chekhov's "At the Summer House" and "Fat and Thin"; (4) L. S. Lench's "The Fine"; (5) I. A. Ilf's and E. P. Petrov's "Tonya"; (6) K. G. Paustovsky's "Snow"; and (7) M. A. Sholokhov's "The Fate of a Man." Russian-English vocabulary lists are included. (RL)
Descriptors: Colleges, Cyrillic Alphabet, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Modern Languages, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Russian, Russian Literature, Short Stories, Textbooks, Vocabulary Development
Director, Defense Language Institute, Department of the Army, U.S. Naval Station, Anacostia Annex, Washington, D.C. 20390 (With specific permission)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Defense, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.