RUSS 101
Elementary Russian I Fall 2024
Division I

Class Details

An introduction to contemporary standard Russian, this course provides opportunities to acquire basic proficiency in all five language skills–listening comprehension, speaking, reading, writing, and culture–through immersion, intensive use of authentic materials, and a strong emphasis on the spoken word in all class activities. Greater emphasis is placed on writing in the second semester. For students who already know some Russian, consultation with the department is required before registering for any Russian language course in the sequence 101 through 252.
The Class: Format: seminar; this class is hyphenated with RUSS 102 and meets five times a week
Limit: 15
Expected: 10
Class#: 1239
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: active class participation, completion of all assignments, regular summative exercises, written and oral final exercises
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: first-and second-year students; students expressing an interest in the Russian major or certificate; students who need to learn Russian for research purposes
Unit Notes: students registered for RUSS 101-102 are required to attend and to pass the sustaining program during the winter study period; credit granted only if both semesters (RUSS 101 and 102) are taken.
Distributions: Division I

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