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Fall Term 2017 TOP: RUSS FOLK FAIRY TALES - 5233 - RUSS 280
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Prerequisites/Notes: RUSS 250 or consent of instructor

Catalog Description : This course advances skills in reading, understanding, writing, and speaking Russian, with materials from the rich traditions of Russian literary culture. Readings include fiction, plays, and poetry. Conducted in Russian, with frequent writing and grammar assignments, in-class presentations, and occasional translation exercises. May be repeated for credit when topic is different.

Topic for Fall 2017: Russian Folk Fairy Tales
This course will introduce advanced students of Russian to the rich tradition of Russian folk tales, while developing students’ reading, speaking, writing, and listening proficiency. Specifically, we will concentrate on the advanced skill of narration. Students will read tales about such all-time favorite characters as Kolobok, Yemelia and his Pike, Baba-Yaga, Kashchei the Deathless, Vasilissa the Beautiful, etc. The readings of the course will be supplemented with cartoons and films. Students will write their own fairy tales; as a final group project, students will shoot a fairy-tale film.



Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), Language GER (01cr), BM Language GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course


Term

Fall Term 2017

Instructors

Peter John Thomas

Course

RUSS 280

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: RUSS FOLK FAIRY TALES (A,M)

Final Exam

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 11:30 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.

CRN

5233

Status

Active

Class Time

09:50-11:00 MWF MAIN 012

Start-End Date

Sep 11, 2017-Nov 21, 2017

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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Maximum

Number registered

Enrollment:

Unlimited

6