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Intermediate Russian II
2ND YR LANG II
CLASS CODE: RUSS 202 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: FOREIGN LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Continued development of the four basic language skills. Focus on reading expository and literary texts and understanding selected grammar topics. Typical entry level class for the returned Russian-speaking missionary.
DESCRIPTION: This course will focus on presenting the Russian language to the student with a three-semester background in university Russian or its equivalent. Focus in class will be placed on speaking and listening to discuss the stories read outside of class as well as basic grammar concepts. Homework will be mostly geared to reading and writing worksheets about certain expository and literary readings as well as written exercises about seleted grammar topics. Typical entry level for the returned Russian-speaking missionary.
TOPICS: Basic speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills and knowlege of the grammar to enable the student to discuss grammar concepts and expository and literary readings in class. Readings in Russian include selections from Pushkin, Lermontov, Turgenev, and newspapers or magazines.
OBJECTIVES: By the end of the semester students will be able to: 1)Speak and understand at an intermediate-low to intermediate-mid level about certain stories or articles they read; 2)Read basic expository and literary selections; 3)More fully understand basic Russian grammar concepts such as verbs of motion (with and without prefixes), numerals and participles; and 4)Understand the very basic concepts of Russian word formation including prefixes and roots.
REQUIREMENTS: Attendance, reading and written homework (using textbook and handouts), quizzes, tests, and final exam.
PREREQUISITES: Russian 201 with a grade of "C" or better or consent of instructor.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001