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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

RUSS 3121 - Intermediate to Advanced Russian: Conversation and Composition I

This course continues developing the students’ listening, reading, speaking and writing skills with an emphasis on speaking and writing. Students are expected to work on mastering new grammatical structures and further practicing already familiar ones. Other objectives include expanding vocabulary, improving pronunciation and increasing oral fluency. A number of text types are introduced and practiced through reading and writing assignments. Classroom instruction is supplemented with the lab work. At the end of this 6 hour course the students are expected to significantly improve their monologue speech on topics not related to their immediate environment. The students will also improve their dealing with complicated situations. The class is heavily relying on unabridged, authentic materials for listening, viewing and reading practice.

Prerequisite: RUSS 2002, RUSS 2004, RUSS 2340, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages