RUSSIAN 518 - Fourth-Year Russian II
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Russian (RUSSIAN)
Department: LSA Slavic Languages & Literatures
Credits:
4
Credit Exclusions:
May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RUSSIAN 402.
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Enforced Prerequisites:
RUSSIAN 401 or 517.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Undergrad and Grad
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The goal of fourth-year Russian is to train students in a more sophisticated use of Russian language, utilizing complex forms of communication and self-expression. Students will work on development of all language skills, as well as translation skills. A significant part of this course will be the study of syntax and style, as related to literary texts and contemporary spoken language. We will focus on a number of topics related to Russian culture, social, political and daily life. Students will read a variety of short classical and contemporary literary texts from the late 19th to the beginning 20th century, as well as articles from Russian newspapers and electronic media. Students are required to participate in class discussions, make oral presentations on chapter topics, take vocabulary quizzes and write four essays on chapter topics. This course will be conducted entirely in Russian.

Textbooks:

  1. Okno v Rossiu Part 2, by Lev Skorokhordov, Publisher: Zlatoust 2ND 2009, ISBN 5865472291. Required
  2. A Comprehensive Russian Grammar, Author: Wade, Terence., Publisher: Blackwell Publishers 2000, ISBN: 9780631207573. Recommended
  3. Oxford Russian Dictionary, Author: Wheeler, Marcus, Publisher: Oxford University Press 2007, ISBN 0198614209. Recommended

Intended Audience:

This course will be conducted entirely in Russian.

RUSSIAN 518 - Fourth-Year Russian II
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001 (REC)
P
21789
Open
18
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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