Please use the content in these outlines as a general guide as to the topics that will be taught. We cannot guarantee that all the topics listed in an outline will be covered during your particular class.Based on student need, your instructor may have to adjust the course content to suit your needunexpected events, as well as the composition and skill level of the student.Topics & Vocabulary .Grammar:
Gender of nouns.Personal pronouns.Personal pronouns in the Nominative and Accusative case.Verbs in the present tense: 1st and 2nd group conjugation.
The goals for the first year language program include development of the following: mastery of the alphabet, basic vocabularyand of the forms and syntax essential for reading and oral comprehension. Elementary writing skills are taught at this stage as well. In addition, the program introduces the students to some elements of Russian literature, culture, and history. Furthermore, students are taught vocabulary, forms, and syntax through the limited introduction of original texts.
Intermediate Russian courses are for students who can speak Russian with confidence. This course is ideal for students who have the vocabulary and know the grammar needed to talk and read about a wide variety of subjects in Russian. It is for students who can describe experiences and events, explain their opinions, and talk about plans.
Advanced Russian courses in Russia are for students who can speak Russian fluently and without mistakes. This course is ideal for students who have a wide vocabulary, know colloquial expressions and idioms, and understand all common grammar rules in Russian. It is for students who can express themselves fluently and spontaneously without searching for expressions.