Thursday, August 30, 2012

Я вас любил...


I loved you once: perhaps that love has yet
To die down thoroughly within my soul;
But let it not dismay you any longer;
I have no wish to cause you any sorrow.
I loved you wordlessly, without a hope,
By shyness tortured, or by jealousy.
I loved you with such tenderness and candor
And pray God grants you to be loved that way again.

Вот вам всем линк на аудио-запись этого прекрасного стихотворения Пушкина. 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Lectures on the Russian alphabet

A 15 minute lecture (in two parts) on the consonant-vowel system in Russian. 

Watch these for Wednesday's class!

Monday, August 20, 2012

Flash Forum this Friday on Pussy Riot

Cooking in Kiev...

While in Kiev this August, I filmed a week's worth of shows for a cooking program, Любим готовить! (We Love to Cook). The show airs soon, but this week they're posting the recipes on the show's Facebook page and blog. Here's a link to the Facebook articles. Maybe it will work! If it doesn't, you can see the posts on the Russian Studies Facebook page. (While you're there, LIKE us!)

The GOCAPC Russian School

Anyone interested in working with this new, Russian-language oriented charter school in Palm Coast (about half an hour from here; a real center of Russian speakers) should contact me. Many significant opportunities, especially for anyone interested in education.

Here's some information about the school:

Global Outreach Charter Academy of Palm Coast (GOCAPC) is a school where students from many countries and various cultural backgrounds can experience a safe, student-centered environment, with immersion in a bilingual program that prepares participants for advanced studies at the high school and college levels. GOCAPC is a place where parents and teachers collaborate to ensure that all students meet high expectations in their personal and academic growth. GOCAPC's primary bilingual immersion focus is English-Russian, but is expanding to include English-Chinese, English-Spanish and English-Portuguese.