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Fall 2017

Russian 220A: Structure of Modern Russian

Instructor: Susan Kresin

RUSSN 220A-220B. Structure of Modern Russian. (4-4) Lecture, three hours. S/U or letter grading. 220A. Required for MA (literature, linguistics). Survey of basic concepts and categories (graphics, phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, discourse). 220B. Requisite: course 220A. Required for MA (linguistics). Selected problems and approaches in structure of Russian.

Russian 270: Russian Poetics

Instructor: Igor Pilshchikov

RUSSN 270. Russian Poetics. (4) Lecture, three hours. Introduction to technical study of Russian poetics and versification, with attention to metrics, stanza forms, rhyme, and development of various verse types from the 18th into the 20th century.

Slavic 375: Teaching Apprentice Practicum

Instructor: Anna Kudyma

SLAVC 375. Teaching Apprentice Practicum. (1 to 4) Seminar, to be arranged. Preparation: apprentice personnel employment as teaching assistant, associate, or fellow. Teaching apprenticeship under active guidance and supervision of regular faculty member responsible for curriculum and instruction at UCLA. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

Slavic CM214: Teaching and Learning of Heritage Languages

Instructor: Olga Kagan

SLAVC CM214. Teaching and Learning of Heritage Languages. (4) (Same as Asian CM224 and Near Eastern Languages CM214.) Lecture, three hours. Consideration of issues relevant to heritage language learners (HLL) and to heritage language (HL) instruction. Readings and discussion on such topics as definitions of HLs and HLLs; linguistic, demographic, sociolinguistic, and sociocultural profile of HLLs, particularly HL groups most represented among UCLA students; institutional and instructor attitudes toward HLLs; impact of student motivation and expectations on HL curriculum and teaching approaches; similarities and differences between HLLs and foreign language learners (FLLs) regarding teaching methods and materials; diagnostic testing and needs analysis; use of oral/aural proficiency as springboard for literacy instruction; optimization of instruction of mixed HL and FL classes. Action research component included. Concurrently scheduled with course CM114. S/U or letter grading.