Russian Language Lab
Students can practice their Russian at the weekly Russian Language Lab, held Wednesdays from 7:00-8:30 p.m. ARH 317. Students who need help doing their homework, studying for exams, or who just want to chat are welcome to stop by.
Russian instruction at Grinnell is supported by a wide variety of multimedia resources. Russian satellite broadcasts, films, videos and music complement courses in language and literature. The department is particularly proud of its Russian film collection, which is one of the largest in the nation. Subtitled movies from the collection are frequently shown on campus, often with discussions following at Russian House.
Multimedia and Technology Support
Multimedia Support Instruction at Grinnell is supported by the first Sony language lab in the nation. The department houses an extensive and growing film and laser disk collection of titles ranging from early cinema classics to contemporary documentaries. Classrooms are each equipped with a laser-disc/VCR/CD station. The College receives daily satellite broadcasts from Russia, which are adapted for classroom use in some courses. Films, videos and music complement various courses in the language and literature sequence. Mike Conner of Grinnell's Curricular Technology team assists humanities faculty in integrating the latest technologies into their teaching.
Maintain/Practice Your Russian
Want to practice all that Russian you learned/are learning at Grinnell College? We've developed this website to help you maintain your Russian skills during your breaks from Grinnell, and to provide you with fun Russian diversions while you are at Grinnell. Enjoy!