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Russian Courses

E.g. 2016-2017

SLAVLANG 1: First-Year Russian, First Quarter

Functionally-based communicative approach, including essential Russian grammar. Discussions of Russian culture and the Russian view of reality.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 1A: Accelerated First-Year Russian, Part 1

First quarter of the two-quarter accelerated sequence. For students with little or no prior experience studying Russian. Students acquire beginning proficiency in Russian at an accelerated pace through intensive studying of basic Russian grammar and functional vocabulary. The course emphasis is put on practice in speaking, reading, and writing Russian with special insight into Russian culture. Completion of 2A fulfills the University Language Requirement

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 2: First-Year Russian, Second Quarter

Continuation of SLAVLANG 1. Functionally-based communicative approach, including essential Russian grammar. Discussions of Russian culture and the Russian view of reality. Prerequisite: Placement Test or SLAVLANG 1

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 2A: Accelerated First-Year Russian, part 2

Continuation of Slavlang 1A. Completes the first-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. Students develop first-year proficiency in Russian at an accelerated pace through intensive studying of basic Russian grammar and functional vocabulary and active language use. The course emphasis is put on practice in speaking, reading, and writing Russian through diverse materials and appropriate cultural contexts. The course fulfills the University foreign language requirement. nPrerequisite: Slavlang 1A or consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 3: First-Year Russian, Third Quarter

Continuation of SLAVLANG 2. Functionally-based communicative approach, including essential Russian grammar. Discussions of Russian culture and the Russian view of reality. Prerequisite: Placement Test or SLAVLANG 2.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 7: Russian for Native Speakers, Third Quarter

Continuation of SLAVLANG 6. Self-paced. Reading and writing skills and communicating in formal and informal settings. Does not fulfill the University foreign language requirement. Prerequisite: SLAVLANG 6.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 10: Old Church Slavonic

The first written language of the Slavic people. Grammar. Primarily a skills course, with attention to the historical context of Old Church Slavic

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 51: Second-Year Russian, First Quarter

Proficiency development at the intermediate level, including more difficult grammar such as numbers, verb conjugation, and aspect. Vocabulary, speaking skills. Prerequisite: Placement Test, SLAVLANG 3.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 52: Second-Year Russian, Second Quarter

Continuation of 51. Proficiency development at the intermediate level, including mMore difficult grammar such as numbers, verb conjugation, and aspect. Vocabulary, speaking skills. Prerequisite: placement test or 51

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 53: Second-Year Russian, Third Quarter

Continuation of 52. Proficiency development at the intermediate level, including mMore difficult grammar such as numbers, verb conjugation, and aspect. Vocabulary, speaking skills. Prerequisite: placement test or 52.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 55: Intermediate Russian Conversation

May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: SLAVLANG 3 or equivalent placement.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 60D: Russian Government

This course examines the Russian government and Russian NGOs policies of memorialization of Communist atrocities. We will look at the history of the USSR in order to gain a full understanding of the roots of Russia¿s contemporary policies on memorialization. We will also examine different sites and analyze how victims are being memorialized. Finally, we will ask what the government¿s interest is in memorializing the crimes."

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 60T: Teaching Slavic Conversation

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 70: Reading in Russian

The course is designed to develop reading competence in Russian. This is not a traditional language course that takes an integrated four-skill approach. The goal of the course is to reach proficiency of advanced level in reading Russian authentic materials pertinent to history and culture. The emphasis is on vocabulary building, reading comprehension, and translation. nIntermediate level of Russian is required.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 99: Language Specials

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 111: Third-Year Russian, First Quarter

Continuation of SLAVLANG 53. A snapshot of Russian life. Reading comprehension, conversational competence, grammatical accuracy, and cultural sophistication. Prerequisite: Placement Test or SLAVLANG 53.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 112: Third-Year Russian, Second Quarter

Continuation of SLAVLANG 111. A snapshot of Russian life. Reading comprehension, conversational competence, grammatical accuracy, and cultural sophistication. Prerequisite: Placement Test or SLAVLANG 111.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 113: Third-Year Russian, Third Quarter

Continuation of SLAVLANG 112. A snapshot of Russian life. Reading comprehension, conversational competence, grammatical accuracy, and cultural sophistication. Prerequisite: Placement Test or SLAVLANG 112.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 177: Fourth-Year Russian, First Quarter

Continuation of SLAVLANG 113. Culture, history, and current events. Films, classical and contemporary writers, newspaper articles, documentaries, radio and TV programs, and music. Review and fine-tuning of grammar and idiomatic usage. Prerequisite: Placement Ttest, SLAVLANG 113.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 178: Fourth-Year Russian, Second Quarter

Continuation of SLAVLANG 177. Culture, history, and current events. Films, classical and contemporary writers, newspaper articles, documentaries, radio and TV programs, and music. Review and fine-tuning of grammar and idiomatic usage. Prerequisite: Placement Test, SLAVLANG 177.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 179: Fourth-Year Russian, Third Quarter

Continuation of SLAVLANG 178. Culture, history, and current events. Films, classical and contemporary writers, newspaper articles, documentaries, radio and TV programs, and music. Review and fine-tuning of grammar and idiomatic usage. Prerequisite: Placement Test, SLAVLANG 178.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 181: Fifth-Year Russian, First Quarter

Continuation of SLAVLANG 179. Language proficiency maintenance; appropriate for majors and non-majors with significant language experience overseas. Discussions, oral presentations, and writing essays on contemporary Russia. Prerequisite: Placement Test, or SLAVLANG 179.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 182: Fifth-Year Russian, Second Quarter

Continuation of SLAVLANG 181. Language proficiency maintenance; appropriate for majors and non-majors with significant language experience overseas. Discussions, oral presentations, and writing essays on contemporary Russia. Prerequisite: Placement Test or SLAVLANG 181.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 183: Fifth-Year Russian, Third Quarter

Continuation of SLAVLANG 182. Language proficiency maintenance; appropriate for majors and non-majors with significant language experience overseas. Discussions, oral presentations, and writing essays on contemporary Russia. Prerequisite: Placement Test or SLAVLANG 182.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 199: Individual Work

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 220: Russian for Slavic PhD Students

For DLCL graduate students who will teach Russian language and literature. nCourse objective is to improve spoken Russian on literary and pedagogical topics. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. May be repeat for credit

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 299: Independent Study

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 394: Graduate Studies in Russian Conversation

2016-2017
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SLAVLANG 395: Graduate Studies in Russian

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.n (Staff)

2016-2017
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