Belarusian Reading

If you're trying to practice your Belarusian Reading then the page below should help. You will be able to sharpen your comprehension and understanding of the sample text below, which is part of the Article 26 and 27 from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The first section is in Belarusian and the second part is in English. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Belarusian. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Belarusian Reading

Read the following text very carefully and see what you can understand without looking at the English translation, and see what you understood from it, you can use our Belarusian dictionary if you want.

Belarusian Reading
Артыкул 26.
1. Кожны чалавек мае права на адукацыю. Адукацыя павiнна быць бясплатнай па меншай меры ў тым, што датычыць пачатковай i агульнай адукацыi. Пачатковая адукацыя павiнна быць абавязковай. Тэхнiчная i прафесiянальная адукацыя павiнна быць агульнадаступнай i вышэйшая адукацыя павiнна быць аднолькава даступнай для ўсiх на падставе здольнасцей кожнага.
2. Адукацыя павiнна быць накiравана да поўнага развiцця чалавечай асобы i да павелiчэння павагi да правоў чалавека i асноўных свабод. Адукацыя павiнна садзейнiчаць узаемаразуменню, цярпiмасцi i дружбе памiж усiмi народамi, расавымi або рэлiгiйнымi групамi, i павiнна садзейнiчаць дзейнасцi Арганiзацыi Аб’яднаных Нацый па падтрыманню мiру.
3. Бацькi маюць права прыярытэту ў выбары вiду адукацыi для сваiх малалетнiх дзяцей.
Артыкул 27.
1. Кожны чалавек мае права свабодна ўдзельнiчаць у культурным жыццi грамадства, цешыцца мастацтвам, удзельнiчаць у навуковым прагрэсе i карыстацца яго дабротамi.
2. Кожны чалавек мае права на ахову яго маральных i матэрыяльных iнтарэсаў, што з’яўляюцца вынiкам навуковых, лiтаратурных або мастацкiх прац, аўтарам якiх ён з’яўляецца.

Below is the translation of the above text, check what you understood without the help of the dictionary, after reading the translation one time, go back up and read the Belarusian text and see if you can recognize the more words this time.

English Translation
Article 26
1. Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
2. Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.
3. Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.
Article 27
1. Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.
2. Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.

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