Are you developing an interest in Russia and wondering how to jump start your study of Russian? Consider the following program:

Intensive Elementary Russian at Tufts University

The Department of International Literary and Cultural Studies at Tufts University is offering an Intensive Elementary Russian course (Russian 1 and Russian 2 – full academic year of Russian) this summer. The course will be fully online and open to college students, high school students, or any interested individuals. The course will run from May 25, 2022 to Jul 1, 2022 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday). Tufts Credit Available.

The course description:

Introduction to basic communication skills in Russian: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Fundamentals of Russian grammar: alphabet and sound system, simple and complex sentences, main parts of speech, verb conjugation, use of nouns, and adjectives in all six cases. Topics such as family and friends, university life, personal characteristics and possessions, food and clothing, leisure time, and health. Introduction to Russian culture through songs, cartoons, short readings, and film/video clips.

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