Listed in: Russian, as RUSS-301
This course advances skills in reading, understanding, writing, and speaking Russian, with materials from twentieth-century culture. Readings include fiction by Chekhov, Babel, Olesha, Nabokov, and others. Conducted in Russian, with frequent writing and grammar assignments, in-class presentations, and occasional translation exercises. Two seminar-style meetings and one hour-long discussion section per week.
Requisite: RUSS 202 or consent of the instructor. First-year students with strong high school preparation (usually 4 or more years) may be ready for this course. Limited to 12 students. Fall semester. Professor Ciepiela and Senior Lecturer Babyonyshev.
How to handle overenrollment: Amherst students will be given priority consideration.
Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: (e.g., emphasis on written work, readings, independent research, oral presentations, group work, in-class quizzes or exams, artistic work, field work or trips, quantitative work, lab work, instruction in languages other than English, visual analysis, aural analysis)
Cost: $25.00 ?
Tu 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM WEBS 219
Th 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM WEBS 219
This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.
|Section(s):||Schaum's Outline of Russian Grammar, 2d ed.||McGraw-Hill, 2009||Levine, James||Required; this edition only||Amherst Books||TBD|
|Section(s):||English-Russian, Russian-English Dictionary; revised ed.||Wiley, 1994||Katzner, Kenneth||Recommended; this edition only||Amherst Books||TBD|
These books are available locally at Amherst Books.