RUSSIAN 125 - Russian for Heritage Speakers I
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Russian (RUSSIAN)
Department: LSA Slavic Languages & Literatures
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Native or near-native speaker or permission of instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.
Undergrad and Grad
Meet Together Classes:
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Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/29/22 - 12/9/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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Improvement of oral and written language skills of heritage speakers, emphasizing correct and diversified use of language and addressing individual grammatical difficulties. Readings from major authors and screening of film adaptations of Russian literature. Discussion of various cultural topics.

  • The course teaches basic reading and writing skills, as well as development of conversational skills, emphasizing correct use of language.
  • It will involve discussion of various cultural topics, viewing, and discussion of Russian movies.
  • Upon completion students may advance to study in RUSSIAN 225 and beyond, including content courses in literature and area studies. The successful completion of this course, followed by RUSSIAN 225, will satisfy the University of Michigan Language Requirement.

Textbook: Russian for Russians

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Course Requirements:

Heritage first year students.

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for students who grew up speaking Russian in their family, and have not had a native Russian's full educational and cultural background. Prior knowledge of reading or writing in Russian is not necessary to enroll in the course.


RUSSIAN 125 - Russian for Heritage Speakers I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
TuWTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22

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