Spring 2017

Russian Literacy for Russian Speakers

Listed in: Russian, as RUSS-103


Boris Wolfson (Section 01)


This course is designed for students with substantial fluency in speaking and comprehending conversational Russian but limited training in writing and reading the language. We will focus on building the students’ literacy in written Russian through readings in classical literary texts and contemporary media; analysis and application of key grammatical categories; and frequent writing exercises that will build the students’ ability to express their thoughts and interpret artifacts of Russian culture. 

Admission with consent of the instructor.  Limited to 12 students. Spring semester. Professor Wolfson.

If Overenrolled: Amherst students have priority, then 5-college students.


Attention to Writing, Languages Other Than English


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2017