Courses in ARMENIAN STUDIES (DIVISION 322)

The 1992 Armenian Language Summer Institute in Yerevan

The 1992 Armenian Language Summer Institute will be held in Yerevan, Armenian, and at New York University, from June 28 to August 27, 1992. (A three day orientation session at New York University precedes the departure for Yerevan.) The program is open to all college and university undergraduate and graduate students who wish to acquire or improve their knowledge of Western Armenian. The unique program offers high quality, intensive language instruction, and the unusual experience of living and learning in Armenia. Two levels of intensive Western Armenian will be taught. Language classes will be supplemented by a series of lectures on Armenian culture and history and an extensive program of excursions and cultural events. Students will be housed in dormitories at Yerevan State University. Enrollment will be limited. Classes will meet for three days in New York and eight weeks in Yerevan. The all-inclusive fee for the program is $2,850. It includes a three-day orientation session at New York University, round-trip airfare (new York-Yerevan-New York), board and lodging, tuition and fees, course materials and excursions. All students participating in this program must have a valid passport. Application packets are available from The Armenian Studies Program, 216 Lane Hall, 747-2237.

173/Slavic Ling. 173. Intensive First-Year Armenian. IIIb in Yerevan, Armenia. (FL).

This course is designed for beginners with no previous knowledge of Armenian. Reading, writing, and speaking will all be equally emphasized. Classes will meet for four hours a day, five days a week. Language lab hours and lectures will be additional. Drills will be conducted daily and three tests will be administered each week. Students will be required to complete three hours of homework five days a week. A midterm and final examination will complete the course. K.B. Bardakjian's and R.W. Thompson's A TEXTBOOK OF MODERN WESTERN ARMENIAN will be used.

273/Slavic Ling. 273. Intensive Second-Year Armenian. Armenian 171-172 or equivalent. IIIb in Yerevan, Armenia. (FL).

This course is for students who have had one year of formal instruction at college or university level or its equivalent. A placement test will be administered to evaluate applicant's knowledge of Modern Western Armenian. Equal emphasis will be placed on reading, writing, and speaking. The grammar in K.B. Bardakjian's and R.W. Thompson's A TEXTBOOK OF MODERN WESTERN ARMENIAN will be reviewed and supplemented; and selections of modern literary texts will form the main reading material. Classes will meet for four hours a day, five days a week. Language lab hours and lectures will be additional. Students will have three hours of homework a day and will write one short essay every week. Frequent tests, a midterm, and a final exam will be administered to complete the course.


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