Selected stories from Tolstoy’s A Russian Reader with marked stress, a complete audio recording and mouse-over glosses of difficult words. Intended for students who have completed at least two semesters of college-level Russian.
In this selection from the first chapter of Eugene Onegin we become acquainted with the hero and we learn about his biography. Read the Russian text while listening to the actor Smoktunovskii's recording of the text.
Chekhov was a Russian short-story writer, playwright and physician, considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the history of world literature. Advanced level materials.
Russian paintings on this page will serve as a creative stimulus for your last essay. All the pictures here show the way of life, a moment in life.
Online materials not included in the published text. The list of reading strategies should help you through some denser parts of the story, and encourage you to read for meaning. You will also find helps for completing the fill-in tasks that conclude each section of the story.
История одной семьи
On this set of pages you will read and listen to stories about an extended family that has lived in Russia and other parts of the Soviet Union in the twentieth century.