May 29, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

RUSS 3340 - Intermediate to Advanced Russian: Conversation and Composition II

This 6 credit hour course is a successor to RUSS 3121. It continues developing 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 significant portion of the course is devoted to the improvement of students’ writing skills. Students continue analyzing different genres and styles of the written texts and use this knowledge to produce their own pieces of writing. The main goal of the class is to significantly improve the quality of the students’ oral and written speech. This course is aimed at preparing students for effective functioning at the advanced level courses of Russian.

Prerequisite: RUSS 3002 or RUSS 3120 with a grade of C or higher, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages