Uchites is the Russian language learning supplement to Russian Life magazine. Begun with support from the Russkiy Mir Foundation, its intent is to tie language learning exercises and readings into material that is published in each issue of the magazine. As each issue is published, a PDF copy of the Uchites supplement will be posted here, so that teachers can easily print out extra copies for students. Or so students can mark up these copies of Uchites, rather than their copies of Russian Life.
If you have comments or feedback on the Uchites supplements (for example, how you are using them, corrections, etc.), please send us a comment and we will post them on this page, to share with other teachers.
Lyceum Day, Pushkin ~ Sep/Oct 2008
Christmas Eve, Gogol ~ March/April 2009
Plagiarism in Russia ~ May/June 2009
Russian Television ~ July/Aug 2009
The Return, Platonov ~ Sep/Oct 2009
Lighthouse keeper: solve the mystery ~ Nov/Dec 2009
Children stories, Tolstoy ~ Jan/Feb 2010
Lev Tolstoy: "The Pit"
Lev Tolstoy: "The Squirrel and the Wolf"
Lev Tolstoy: "The Tsar and the Shirt"
Esenin: biography and poems ~ Sep/Oct 2010
Sergei Yesenin: "Letter to Mother"
Sergei Yesenin: "Goodbye"
Russian Art: Itinerants ~ Nov/Dec 2010
Description of a Repin painting
Anna Akhmatova and Amedeo Modigliani ~ Jan/Feb 2011
Akhmatova: Szhala ruki
Akhmatova: Dvadsat pervoe
Travelling across Russia by bike ~ Mar/Apr 2011
Part One: Sentences
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