Course Descriptions

101 BEGINNING RUSSIAN I

5 units

Russian 101 present the fundamentals of Russian grammar. The skills of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are developed at a basic level. Lecture 5 hours.

Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for English 120 or ESL 151.

Note: This course not intended for students with oral proficiency or who have attended schools where Russian was the language of instruction.

102 BEGINNING RUSSIAN II

5 units

Russian 102 is a continuation of Russian 101. The skills of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing of contemporary standard Russian are developed at a basic level. Lecture 5 hours.

Prerequisite: Russian 101 or equivalent

Note: This class is not for native speakers of Russian.

110 BASIC CONVERSATIONAL RUSSIAN I

3 units

Russian 110 teaches the fundamentals of grammar and correct pronunciation so that the students can employ a small working vocabulary in conversation and writing. The ability to read simple Russian is also developed. Lecture 3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.


111 BASIC CONVERSATIONAL RUSSIAN II

3 units

Russian 111 is a further study of the language with continued emphasis on developing essential communication skills. Fundamentals of grammar and oral expression are stressed. The course further develops a working knowledge of reading and writing as well. Lecture 3 hours.

Prerequisite: Russian 110, or equivalent

115 RUSSIAN FOR THE RUSSIAN SPEAKING I

5 units

Russian 115 provides intensive training in oral and written Russian for students who already have a familiarity with the language but little and/or no formal instruction in it. Thus, the structure of the language, basic grammar, spelling rules, vocabulary, composition, and oral communication are included. Lecture 5 hours.

Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for English 120 or ESL 151.

Note: This course may not be taken for credit by students who have completed Russian 101. Students with oral proficiency in Russian, including those who have attended schools where Russian was the language of instruction, should enroll in Russian 115.

116 RUSSIAN FOR THE RUSSIAN SPEAKING II

5 units

Russian 116 is a continuation of Russian 115. Emphasis is on reading, comprehension, composition, oral communication, spelling rules, intensive vocabulary, and a more advanced studey of the structure of the language. Lecture 5 hours.

Prerequisite: Russian 115 or equivalent.

Not all courses are offered every semester. Independent study is available, with instructor permission, in all disciplines. Please contact the Language Arts Division for more information.

Last updated: 10/10/2012 3:02:40 PM