Russian for Russians

For students who speak Russian but have difficulty reading and writing or cannot read and write. The course uses materials specifically designed for these learners.

100A-100B-100C

Literacy in Russian. (4-4-4) Lecture, three hours. Course 100A or Russian placement test is enforced requisite to 100B; course 100B or Russian placement test is enforced requisite to 100C. For students who speak Russian but have difficulty reading and writing. Focus on improving reading and writing skills, increasing vocabulary, and developing speaking skills required for academic discourse. P/NP or letter grading.

Russian 103A-B-C, 107A-B-C, 108

This course is designed to meet the needs of students who can speak, read, and write in Russian, and who have reached a high level of language proficiency. It is open both to students who have learned Russian through classroom instruction, and to those who speak Russian at home. The courses aim to develop or maintain your academic-level writing, reading, and speaking skills.

  • 103A Russian National Identity
  • 103B Literature and Film
  • 103C Special Topics and projects. We are open to students’ requests in determining the theme.
  • 107A-B-C Russian for Social and Cultural Studies. The course content changes from year to year. In the past several years, 107A and 107B have focused on teaching Russian History in Russian.
  • 108 Business Russian. Learn about the Russian business environment, culture, and practices, and develop an ability to use Russian formally in oral presentations.  Work on your own project, ‘opening’ a new business in Russia.