RCLANG 293 - Intensive Second Year Russian
Section: 002
Term: WN 2008
Subject: RC Languages (RCLANG)
Department: LSA Residential College
Lang Req
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RUSSIAN 201 or 202.
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
RUSSIAN 102 or 103 or RCLANG 193.
Lang Req:
This course is part of the Language Requirement sequence.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

An intensive course meeting eight hours a week + Language lunch table and Russian Tea, this course covers the material which is usually covered in two terms in RUSSIAN 201 and 202. Special emphasis is placed on speaking, writing, comprehension, and vocabulary building. The course is proficiency oriented and is especially recommended for students who intend to concentrate in Russian Language and Literature or in Russian and East European Studies and who want to gain rapid mastery of Russian. The goal of this course is to expand vocabulary and to master grammatical structures and syntax to the level of competency required to pass a proficiency examination. This entails developing the ability to communicate with some ease with a native speaker in spoken and written language. Students must understand the content of texts and lectures of a non-technical nature.

Required textbooks and materials:

  1. V puti: Russian Grammar in Context by Olga Kagan and Frank Miller, Prentice Hall, 1996. (PAK includes textbook, workbook and labtapes).
  2. Stories from Today's Russia: A Reader from Today's Russia by Derevyanchenko, Tschakh and Kokoryshkina, National Textbook Company, 1997.
  3. Course pack, available for purchase at Ulrich's.

Recommended, but not required textbooks and materials:

  1. The Russian Reference Grammar: Core Grammar in Functional Context by J. Watzke, J.Sweigert, Jr., Kendall/Hunt1997, ISBN 0-7872-4467-8.
  2. Russian-English, English-Russian Dictionary by Katzner.

Cost: over $100

RCLANG 293 - Intensive Second Year Russian
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MTuThF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
002 (LEC)
MTuThF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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