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Close Up Foundation, Arlington, VA. – 1986
This booklet, part of a video and print educational unit consisting of a student text, a teacher's guide, and four 30-minute videotapes, focuses on the U.S.-Soviet relationship, attempting to distinguish what guides each nation's actions in the world as a whole and with each other. Chapter 1, "Differing World Views," examines how…
Descriptors: Disarmament, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Futures (of Society)
Talbot, Elizabeth – 1989
This supplement updates the 1985 "Russia/Soviet Union: A Guide to Print Materials for Teachers," a guide to literature for middle and high school teachers. Each entry includes author, title, pages, a physical description, identifying numbers, imprint, price, and a brief evaluative summary. Section 1, "Reference Books," contains…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Culture
Chabe, Alexander M. – 1983
An examination of the Russian reading program, this report first describes the nature of American interest in Soviet education. Sections 3, 4, and 5 then present overviews of the Soviet cultural context, the structure of the Russian language, and the organization of the Soviet school system. Section 6 discusses the course of language study from…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Stelmakh, V. D. – 1982
Dealing with the interrelationship of the book to other forms of mass communication in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), this report focuses on the sociological issues involved and the responses of the public to the various channels of communication. Sections of the report deal with the following topics: (1) the building of the mass…
Descriptors: Books, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
Krueger, John R. – 1977
This manual on Tuva consists of the following: (1) an area handbook; (2) a grammar; (3) a reader; (4) a Tuvan-English glossary; and (5) an annotated bibliography. Part one contains the following articles: (1) "Tuva," by M. Underdown; (2) "The Tuvinian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic," translated by W. Dougherty; (3)…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Asian Studies, Bibliographies
Nevens, Margaret; Kostick, Diane – 1972
Information and learning activities about Russia are presented in this sixth grade social studies unit. Among the unit's objectives are identification of political and economic effects of Communism, determination of the size of the Soviet Union and its latitudinal position, and comprehension of the causes and effects of the Sino-Soviet split.…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Area Studies, Bibliographies, Cognitive Objectives
Nevens, Margaret; And Others – 1972
Two social studies units for sixth grade provide information and learning activities about Africa and Russia. Both units contain lists of concepts to be learned, skills, objectives, learning activities, common misconceptions, vocabulary, maps, objective and essay tests, and bibliographies. The unit on Africa helps students understand the wide…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, African Culture, Area Studies, Bibliographies
POPPE, NICHOLAS – 1964
THIS MANUAL PRESENTS A COMPREHENSIVE GRAMMAR OF THE BASHKIR LANGUAGE, A MEMBER OF THE NORTHWESTERN (KIPCHAK) BRANCH OF THE TURKIC LANGUAGE FAMILY. BASHKIR, WHICH CLOSELY RESEMBLES VOLGA TATAR, IS SPOKEN BY ALMOST ONE MILLION BASHKIRS IN THE BASHKIR SOVIET REPUBLIC. THE BASHKIR LITERARY LANGUAGE, WHICH APPEARED IN THE 1920'S, IS WRITTEN IN THE…
Descriptors: Alphabets, Bashkir, Cyrillic Alphabet, Descriptive Linguistics
HEBERT, RAYMOND J.; POPPE, NICHOLAS – 1964
THIS MANUAL IS INTENDED TO SERVE AS A REFERENCE RATHER THAN A DESCRIPTIVE GRAMMAR FOR ANYONE WISHING TO LEARN TO READ MODERN KIRGHIZ. A TURKIC LANGUAGE, KIRGHIZ IS SPOKEN MAINLY IN THE KIRGHIZ SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC, AND TO A LESSER EXTENT IN THE SINKIANG-UIGHUR AUTONOMOUS REGION OF THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC, THE KAZAKH, UZBEK, AND THE…
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, Cyrillic Alphabet, Glossaries, Grammar
POPPE, NICHOLAS – 1962
THIS READER IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE EXAMPLES OF THE JOURNALISTIC TYPE OF LANGUAGE IN USE IN THE UZBEK-SPEAKING AREAS OF SOVIET CENTRAL ASIA (TURKESTAN). PART ONE, AN OUTLINE OF THE GRAMMAR OF UZBEK, PRESENTS THE ORTHOGRAPHY, PHONETICS, AND MORPHOLOGY OF THE PRESENT-DAY WRITTEN LANGUAGE (WHICH IS ALSO CALLED "LITERARY UZBEK"). PART TWO…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Cyrillic Alphabet, Ethnic Groups, Glossaries
INGEMANN, FRANCES J.; SEBEOK, THOMAS A. – 1961
THE PRESENT VOLUME IS A CHRESTOMATHY OF CHEREMIS (MARI), A VOLGA-FINNIC LANGUAGE OF THE URALIC LANGUAGE FAMILY, SPOKEN IN THE EAST CENTRAL EUROPEAN REGIONS OF THE SOVIET UNION. THE INTRODUCTION TO THIS MANUAL MENTIONS PREVIOUS WORKS IN THE MAJOR CHEREMIS DIALECT AREAS AND PROVIDES A SELECTED REFERENCE LIST OF PUBLICATIONS IN THE FIELD. MAIN…
Descriptors: Cheremis, Cultural Context, Glossaries, Grammar
BOSSON, JAMES E. – 1962
THE INTRODUCTION TO THIS PRIMER-READER CONTAINS A SHORT DESCRIPTION OF BURIAT (A MONGOLIAN LANGUAGE SPOKEN IN THE BURIAT AUTONOMOUS SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC) AND A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE BURIAT CULTURE AND HISTORY. THE BURIAT ORTHOGRAPHY (CYRILLIC-BASED), THE TRANSCRIPTION USED IN THE TEXT, AND VOWEL HARMONY, LENGTH, AND STRESS ARE ALSO TREATED IN…
Descriptors: Buriat, Glossaries, Grammar, Instructional Materials
POPPE, NICHOLAS – 1963
THIS MANUAL PRESENTS A COMPREHENSIVE GRAMMAR OF TATAR, ONE OF THE TURKIC LANGUAGES BELONGING TO THE NORTH-WESTERN (KIPCHAK) BRANCH. IT IS SPOKEN BY NEARLY FIVE MILLION PEOPLE IN THE AUTONOMOUS TATAR SOVIET REPUBLIC OF THE USSR. A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE LANGUAGE AND ITS MAIN DIALECTS IS GIVEN IN THE INTRODUCTION, WHICH ALSO INCLUDES A SELECTED…
Descriptors: Alphabets, Descriptive Linguistics, Form Classes (Languages), Glossaries
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Pike, Kathryn – Language Arts, 1991
Gives suggestions for books and activities that can be used to take children on literary trips. Provides 77 annotations of educational resources for literary trips to Russia and China that cover the curriculum areas of reading, writing, and the expressive arts. (MG)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Instructional Innovation
Randall, Laura – Humanities, 1993
Reports on a reading-discussion program of the Vermont Reading Project. Describes the origins, development, and operation of the program. Includes titles of literature works used in the project. (CFR)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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