A study of Russian grammar and composition with emphasis on oral practice and pronunciation.
A continuation of RUSS 101.
This Russian language course is open to students with either a basic level of proficiency or a cultural/familial tie to the language. It includes a review of more advanced grammatical structures, practice in reading, composition, and conversation. Students will enhance their language skills, speech etiquette, and sociocultural awareness of the Russian-speaking world through authentic text and multimedia resources.
A continuation of RUSS 201. This specialized Russian language course is designed for students with an interest in the fields of science, technology, and business. The focus is on specialized terminology and its usage in professional contexts.
This course develops competence in Russian through the use of authentic materials, with an emphasis on vocabulary building and consolidation of core grammar.
This course is designed for students of Russian speaking background (native or near-native) who have not received formal language training. The course focuses on reading, writing, and a comprehensive study of Russian grammar. It also develops stylistically appropriate language skills (e.g., academic language).
A continuation of RUSS 201/202. Vocabulary building, especially the comprehension of literary language, is stressed.
A continuation of RUSS 301.
This course advances competence in Russian through the use of authentic materials, with an emphasis on vocabulary building and advanced-level writing skills.
A course designed to foster an understanding of the fundamental notions of critical inquiry and to provide training in intellectual and practical skills common to research in the areas of applied linguistics, film and literary studies.
Students are introduced to major schools of thought in contemporary Linguistics and Appplied Linguistics. They develop a deeper understanding of current academic discourses in selected sub-disciplines of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics.
Major currents in literary and cultural theory are discussed and applied to primary texts so that students can develop their own critical position.
Students become familiar with the theorectical foundations of language teaching methodologies and develop a deeper understanding of their own work as language instructors.
Major currents in film and performance theory are discussed and applied to films and dramatic works so that students can develop their own critical postition.