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Intermediate Russian I
2ND YR RUSSIAN
CLASS CODE: RUSS 201 CREDITS:  4
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: FOREIGN LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - no GECode requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Continued development of the four basic language skills with a review and continuation of grammar and an emphasis on conversation.
DESCRIPTION: This course will focus on presenting the Russian language to the student with a one-year background in university Russian or its equivalent. Focus in class will be placed on speaking and listening as well as basic grammar concepts. Homework will be mostly geared to practicing the concepts covered in class through reading and writing assignments as well as listening from a prepared CD.
TOPICS: Basic speaking, listening, writing, reading skills and knowledge of the grammar to enable the student to communicate comprehensibly about the themes chosen for the semester.
OBJECTIVES: By the end of the semester students will be able to: 1) Speak and understand at an intermediate-low level about certain basic themes such as travel, health, weather, etc; 2) Write a short, one-page essay about these themes using the Cyrillic alphabet; and 3) Read a short story written for English students of Russian as well as other selected texts about the themes covered in class.
REQUIREMENTS: Attendance, written homework (using textbook and workbook), listening homework (using CD and tapes), quizzes, tests, final exam.
PREREQUISITES: Russian 102 with grade of "C" or better or three and one half years of high school Russian.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002