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February 26, 2010

Intensive language courses Portland State University

PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY

INTENSIVE LANGUAGE COURSES --- JUNE 21–AUGUST 22, 2010

RUS 101, 102, 103 Intensive First-Year Russian (4, 4, 4) A proficiency-oriented course that focuses on beginning reading, writing, speaking, and listening as well as cultural skills.

RUS 210, 202, 203 Intensive Second-Year Russian (4, 4, 4) A proficiency-oriented course that focuses on intermediate reading, writing, speaking, and listening as well as cultural skills.

RUS 301, 302, 303 Intensive Third-Year Russian (4, 4, 4) A proficiency-oriented course that focuses on advanced reading, writing, speaking, and listening as well as cultural skills.

INTERNATIONAL VISITING PROFESSOR PROGRAM JUNE 21–AUGUST 15, 2010

Visiting Professor Vladimir Tikhonov from the Linguistics University of Nizhny Novogord will offer classes on Russian history and on contemporary Russian society. Conducted in Russian, they are recommended for advanced students (three years and beyond) and for native speakers of Russian.

RUS 410 Russian Alaska 1741-1867 (4) A content-based language class focusing on Russian expansion into Siberia, the Russian Far East, and the Pacific Northwest, especially the Russian settlement of Alaska.

RUS 421 Topics in Contemporary Russian Culture: Culture and Society (4) A content-based language class focusing on contemporary issues in Russian society in their historical context.

IMMERSION HOUSING
Students who have completed at least two years of Russian are encouraged to live with fellow students and with visiting faculty in the Russian Immersion Living/Learning Community in Stephen Epler Hall. See http://www.pdx.edu/housing/russian-immersion for details.

Anna Yatsenko
Assistant Professor of Russian
Foreign Languages and Literatures Department
Portland State University

Posted by meloches at February 26, 2010 03:07 PM

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