Russian 2: Elementary Russian

Instructor TBD | M-F 11-12 | 246 Dwinelle | 5 units

IF YOU HAVE NOT TAKEN THE PREVIOUS SEMESTER HERE (Russian 1), you must contact Anna Muza:  amuza@berkeley.edu to determine the best placement for you (which may be this course).

Comprehensive program for the study of Russian. Development of communicative skills and cultural and grammatical competence through reading, writing, listening/viewing, and speaking.

Grades based on daily attendance and participation, homework, compositions, chapter and oral tests, and a final (a computerized standardized test that may be taken anytime during the last two weeks up through the regularly scheduled final time and counts for 5% of the grade).

REQUIRED TEXTS: (AVAILABLE THROUGH ASUC’S CAL TEXTBOOKS

Mezhdu nami (Между нами at: http://mezhdunami.org), a new free, web-based textbook by Lynne deBenedette, William Comer, Alla Smyslova, and Jonathan Perkins. Students will need to buy the inexpensive Mezhdu nami 6-9 Classroom Activities and Homework Booklets.

Prerequisites: Russian 1 (formerly Slavic 1) is the prerequisite for Russian 2.