Russ,East European,Eurasian St 100Y - Elementary Russian

Elementary Russian

Ilona Sotnikova

M W F 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM

Smith College
Hatfield 107
The four-skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) introduction to the Russian language with the focus on communicative skills development. Major structural topics include pronunciation and intonation, all six cases, all tenses and verbal aspect. By the end of the course, students are able to sustain conversation on basic topics, write short compositions, read short authentic texts, as well as develop an understanding of Russian culture through watching, discussing and writing on movies, short stories, folk tales and poems. This is a full-year course. Yearlong courses cannot be divided at midyear with credit for the first semester.
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.