Reading papers is part of the daily live of a researcher. It is the way to know which are the latest innovations in our field and also the way to learn about unknown areas.
That is why during this course you will learn how to read and how to write scientific papers, especially in the field of Analytical Chemistry.
I took some comics from PhDComis website related to this topic. If you do not know the website, check it out. Perhaps you do not find it amusing but, if you decide to follow a research career, you will.
But, please, take into account that the facts are exaggerated. Reading papers is not that boring!