Russian, Beginning I, II, III

Fall 2014, Winter 2015 and Spring 2015 quarters

Taught by

Russian language

This year-long course is designed to teach students to read the mysterious looking Cyrillic script, write the unique Russian cursive, construct sentences and express themselves in Russian. Students will immerse themselves in the colorful cultural and historical context provided by authentic text, film, music, and visual arts. Exploring selected works by such literary masters as A. Pushkin, L. Tolstoy, and A. Chekhov, to name a few, students will be able to understand not only the specifics of Russian grammar and vocabulary but also the complexities of Russian character and the Russian way of thinking as documented and preserved by outstanding Russian authors.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

Language and cultural studies, international and literary studies.

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 5:30-7:30p Tue/Thu. First Winter meeting will be Tuesday January 6, 5:30pm, in Sem 2 D3109.


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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning: No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional for students.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Fall); 4 (Winter); 4 (Spring)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 30


Students may register for this course after their time ticket opens during regular registration.

Course Reference Number

(4 credits): 10022

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Accepting New Students

Course Reference Number

(4 credits): 20014

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Accepting New Students

Course Reference Number

(4 credits): 30015

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