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Russian is spoken by around 170 million people worldwide, primarily in Russia, but also in the republics of the former Soviet Union.

Why Study Russian


Russian Course Descriptions

RUS-1 - Russian 1 (5 units)
UC*, CSU
Prerequisite: None.

This course concentrates on developing basic skills in listening,
reading, speaking and writing. Emphasis is placed on acquisition
of vocabulary, structures and grammatical patterns necessary for
comprehension of native spoken and written Russian at the
beginning level. This course includes discussion of Russian
culture and daily life. 90 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.
(Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

RUS-2 - Russian 2 (5 units)
UC, CSU
Prerequisite: RUS-1.

Further development of basic skills in listening, reading, speaking
and writing. A continued emphasis on the acquisition of
vocabulary, structures and grammatical patterns necessary for
comprehension of standard spoken and written Russian at the
beginning level. This course includes expanded discussion of
Russian culture and daily life. 90 hours lecture and 18 hours
laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

RUS-3 - Russian 3 (5 units)
UC, CSU
Prerequisite: RUS- 2.

Development of intermediate skills in listening, reading, speaking
and writing. A continued emphasis on the acquisition of
vocabulary, structures and grammatical patterns necessary for
comprehension of standard spoken and written Russian at the
intermediate level. This course includes an expanded discussion of
Russian culture and daily life. 90 hours lecture and 18 hours
laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

RUS-11 - Culture and Civilization (3 units)
UC, CSU

Prerequisite: None.
Introductory survey of Russian culture and civilization as reflected
in language, literature, art, history, politics, customs and social
institutions. Class conducted in English.

Course Outlines
 
Faculty
Elena Kobzeva (Full-time, Riverside) email - (951) 222-8287

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Contact

Department Office
Ilse Langeveld, IDS
tel (951) 222-8519
fax (951) 328-3513​

Department Chair
Dr. Dorothy Gaylor

dorothy.gaylor@rcc.edu
(951) 222-8499​
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