RUSSIAN 524 - Russian Heritage I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Russian (RUSSIAN)
Department: LSA Slavic Languages & Literatures
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Native or near-native speaker or permission of instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.
Undergrad and Grad
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Improvement of oral and written language skills of heritage speakers, emphasizing correct and diversified use of language and addressing individual grammatical difficulties. Readings from major authors and screening of film adaptations of Russian literature. Discussion of various cultural topics.

  • The course teaches basic reading and writing skills, as well as development of conversational skills, emphasizing correct use of language.
  • It will involve discussion of various cultural topics, viewing and discussion of Russian movies.
  • Upon completion students may advance to study in RUSSIAN 225 and beyond, including content courses in literature and area studies. The successful completion of this course, followed by RUSSIAN 225, will satisfy the University of Michigan Language Requirement.

Textbook: Russian for Russians

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Course Requirements:

Heritage first year students.

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for students who grew up speaking Russian in their family, and have not had a native Russian's full educational and cultural background. Prior knowledge of reading or writing in Russian is not necessary to enroll in the course.

RUSSIAN 524 - Russian Heritage I
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001 (REC)
TuWTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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ISBN: 9780893573010
Russian for Russians, Author: Kagan, Olga., Publisher: Slavica Publishers 2002
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