CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Hamstrung Hobby

"Learning Russian,"proclaimed Czechoslovakia's official Communist radio last week, "has now become-a passionate national hobby. More than 1,500,000 Czech students have attended popular Russian language classes during the past five years."

"However," conceded the broadcaster, "the useful work of the language classes is still hampered by some defects—such as irregular attendance and lack of industry on the part of the students. The fault is partly that of the teachers, who present the subject in a boring form."

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