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RUSS 301. Conversation & Composition I

Credits: 3
Department: Foreign Language and Literature
Description: Broadening skills in oral and written expression on themes drawn from Russian literature and contemporary society.
Prerequisites: RUSS 202
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Read and interpret primary texts in the target language for their general and cultural information.
2. Write narratives and descriptions of a factual nature on familiar topics, consisting of several paragraphs at the Intermediate level of Russian according to ACTFL Proficiency scale.
3. Negotiate language in various formal and informal settings, in partner and groupwork, in speaking and writing.
4. Discuss the target culture in view of global society, and from a variety of perspectives, including historical, geographical, political, artistic and contemporary viewpoints.
5. Recognize that culture is neither monolithic nor static and that developing insights into the variability of cultural phenomena is a lifelong process.

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