Fall 2021 Third-Year Russian: Studies in Russian Language and Culture I
Russian, as RUSS-301
Formerly listed as: RUSS-11
Course (Login required) Faculty Michael M. Kunichika (Section 01) Description
This course advances skills in reading, understanding, writing, and speaking Russian, with materials from twentieth-century culture. Readings include fiction by Chekhov, Babel, Olesha, Nabokov, and others. Conducted in Russian, with frequent writing and grammar assignments, in-class presentations, and occasional translation exercises. Two seminar-style meetings and one hour-long discussion section per week.
Requisite: RUSS 202 or consent of the instructor. First-year students with strong high school preparation (usually 4 or more years) may be ready for this course. Limited to 12 students. Fall semester. Professor Kunichika and Senior Lecturer Babyonyshev.
Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: (e.g., emphasis on written work, readings, independent research, oral presentations, group work, in-class quizzes or exams, artistic work, field work or trips, quantitative work, lab work, instruction in languages other than English, visual analysis, aural analysis) Students with documented disabilities who will require accommodations in this course should be in consultation with Accessibility Services and reach out to the faculty member as soon as possible to ensure that accommodations can be made in a timely manner.
If Overenrolled: Amherst students will be given priority consideration. Cost: 25.00 ? Keywords
Attention to Speaking, Languages Other Than English
Course times and locations RUSS 301 - LEC Section 01 M 01:30 PM - 02:50 PM WEBS 219 W 01:30 PM - 02:50 PM WEBS 219 RUSS 301F Section 01 TBD Textbooks
Below are the textbooks used in this course, along with pricing information and availability at local bookstores. The price range shown is based upon queries to multiple online booksellers; click on the the price field to see detailed pricing information.
This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.
ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
9780071611695 Schaum's Outline of Russian Grammar, Second Edition (Schaum's Outlines) McGraw-Hill Education Levine - James Required; this edition only Amherst Books From $5.18-$53.58
9780471017073 English-Russian, Russian-English Dictionary Wiley Katzner, Kenneth Recommended; this edition only Amherst Books From $3.92-$45.00
These books are available locally at
Amherst Books. If Overenrolled
Amherst students will be given priority consideration.
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