RUSS 201(F), 202(S) Advanced Russian

This course focuses on vocabulary building and intensive development of reading, spoken, and written skills. Conversation is not so much emphasized as is the ability to present and defend a point of view. A wide variety of literary and journalistic texts will be read and discussed. Russian television news and films will also be viewed. Format: the class meets four hours a week with the fourth hour a conversation conference section, time to be arranged. Requirements: active class participation, completion of all written assignments, quizzes, several short essays, and a final exam. Prerequisites for 201: Russian 104 or permission of instructor. Prerequisites for 202: Russian 201 or permission of instructor. Students considering study in Russia are strongly advised to complete these courses before embarking on such study.

Hour: First Semester: GOLDSTEIN Second Semester: SKOMP