Russian Language Course Details June 6 - July 29, 2016
Each week in Levels 1-8, students have 15 contact hours with a main instructor, 2 hours of dedicated instruction in phonetics, 2 hours of dedicated listening instruction, and 4 hours of dedicated conversation class.
In Level 9, students have 16 hours with a main instructor, 4 hours of dedicated conversation instruction, and participate in a 2 hour media seminar in Russian each week.
In Level 9, students have 16 hours with a main instructor, 4 hours of dedicated conversation instruction, and participate in a 2 hour media seminar in Russian each week. The co-curricular Russian program features weekly lectures and films in Russian, a media seminar (open to all students capable of following and participating), Russian table for lunch, and clubs and special interest groups.
Students with previous Russian language experience may be required to take a placement exam. Study guides and sustainment materials are available in the Summer Language Workshop's language sustainment portal.
All courses are contingent upon enrollment. For questions concerning the registration process, contact the Workshop by email or at 812-855-2889.
|Level 1||8 (N-111, N-112)||6 (N-511, N-512)||Elementary I, Elementary II ("First Year")|
|Level 2||8 (N-122, N-221)||6 (N-521, N-522)||Elementary II, Intermediate I|
|Level 3||8 (N-231, N-232)||6 (N-531, N-532)||Intermediate I, Intermediate II ("Second Year")|
|Level 4||8 (N-242, N-341)||6 (N-541, N-542)||Intermediate II, Advanced Intermediate I|
|Level 5||8 (N-351, N-352)||6 (N-551, N-552)||Advanced Intermediate I, Advanced Intermediate II ("Third Year")|
|Level 6||8 (N-362, N-461)||6 (N-561, N-562)||Advanced Intermediate II, Advanced I|
|Level 7||8 (N-471, N-472)||6 (N-571, N-572)||Advanced I, Advanced II ("Fourth Year")|
|Level 8||8 (N-481, N-482)||6 (N-581, N-582)||Fifth Year I, Fifth Year II|
|Level 9||8 (N-491, N-492)||6 (N-691, N-692)||Advanced Contemporary Russian through Sociolinguistics and Cultural Studies|
Do I need previous background in Russian in order to participate in the Workshop?
Students may begin studying in the Level 1 course with no previous experience with the Russian language. Students applying for Levels 2-9 will be required to complete a placement exam to qualify for the course.
How can I continue my study of Russian beyond the Workshop?
Students may be eligible to apply for study abroad opportunities with federal funding, such as the Critical Language Scholarship and Boren Awards. Russian is offered during the academic year at Indiana University through the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures.