This course will help students become conversational in the most common topics—expressing opinions, going places, transportation, discussing sports, and describing location. In this course, students will be introduced to the dative case, which can be used to ask permission. Students will also begin using the instrumental case; this will enable them to talk about doing activities with others or going places with people. Other topics include telling time, using the word “whose,” and a review of the nominative, accusative, and genitive cases. There are also cultural highlights through which students will learn more about Russia and the Russian people. This is the third course in a four-part Russian series (RUSS 041, 043, 051, and 053).

Course Details

Note
All speaking appointments require high-speed internet access (hardwired if possible) and a computer with a webcam, a microphone, and speakers or headphones. Computers must be able to read/type in Russian characters. Students will need a way to record audio.
Prerequisites
First-Year Russian, Part 2 (RUSS 043) or equivalent
Course Outline
Lesson 1: Asking Permission, Naming Colors, and Expressing Opinions
Lesson 2: Going Places and Means of Transportation
Lesson 3: Using Numbers, Talking about the Past and Discussing Sports
Lesson 4: Talking about Time and Explaining with Whom or with What
Syllabus
Textbooks
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Russian : Face To Face Level OneMorris* (Required)
by: George Morris and Makr Vyatynev and Lilia Vokhmina
ISBN: 9780844243009
1992 National Textbook Co. Publishing
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