Russian Language Courses

(View the course schedule to see when these courses are offered.)

101, 102 & 103: Beginning Russian I, II, & III
In these courses we start with the basics; you learn the Cyrillic alphabet and begin learning vocabulary and grammar. We practice the four language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Ikach

205: Intermediate Russian
We will review basic grammatical forms and continue to build vocabulary and develop speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Prerequisite: RUS 103. Ikach

301: Composition and Conversation
In this course students will gain lots of practice in writing and speaking on a variety of topics. You will become familiar with some of the complex grammatical structures needed to read advanced-level texts. Prerequisite: RUS 205. Ikach/Staff

303: Language in Context
You will practice reading, writing, and speaking using a variety of authentic materials from contemporary sources, including on-line magazines and newspapers. Readings will focus on topics such as current affairs, politics, business, and popular culture. We emphasize vocabulary building and comprehension of complex grammatical structures. Alternate years. Prerequisite: RUS 205. Ikach/Staff