The Russian Advanced Interactive Listening Series project is very pleased to announce the release of updated RAILS lessons.
Click on the links below to access each series of lessons. To orient yourself to the lesson interface, make sure to read the About the lessons page, which is the first page of each lesson series.
Lessons based on an interview with Maria Tendriakova, Associate Professor of Social Anthropology, RGGU and Scholar at the Ethnology and Anthropology Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (4 lessons)
Lessons based on an interview with Irina Khakamada, Russian politician and former Presidential candidate (4 lessons)
Lessons based on an interview with Aleksandr Logunov, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Law and History, RGGU (5 lessons)
Capstone RAILS lessons based on interviews with Sergei Khrushchev, son of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev; Senior Fellow, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University; Sergei Enikolopov, Head of the Department of Clinical Psychology, Center for Psychological Health, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences; Viktor Loshak, former Editor-in-Chief of Ogonek; Evgenii Aksenov, General Director, Energetika Main Computing Center; and Aleksandr Asmolov, Professor and Head of the Department of Psychology and Personality, Faculty of Psychology, MGU (5 lessons)