Elective Language Courses

 

FREN 201 BASIC FRENCH I (3-0)3                                                                                   

A basic French course aimed for students who need to have a basic knowledge of the language and gain an understanding of the culture of the French speaking world. From the very first day, students are provided with authentic materials and taught how to converse in French. They learn the use of language through grammar exercises and also study the language through videos.

FREN 202 BASIC FRENCH II (3-0)3                                                                                    

An extension of the basic French I, this course is aimed for students who need to have a basic knowledge of the language further focusing on the culture of French speaking world.

FREN 203 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I (3-0)3                                                              

This course offers a revision of the grammar structures already covered in basic French I and II. It also focuses on the teaching of more complex grammar structures giving priority to the culture of the French speaking world.

FREN 204 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II (3-0)3                                                                        

This course offers a revision of grammar structures as well as speaking and listening skills already covered in previous French courses.  It focuses on analytical reading of cultural texts and also aims at improving students’ writing skills through frequent assignments. All in all, students’ perceptive and productive skills are improved through up-to-date literal texts and critical questions. Students are also given the opportunity to revise grammar structures in the texts studied in class. The language of instruction is French.

FREN 205 ADVANCED FRENCH 1           (3-0)3                                                                   

This course is aimed at improving students’ understanding of useful and idiomatic expressions related to their priorities (personal, family, shopping, surrounding, job, etc.)  by the end of the course, students will be able to communicate in simple and familiar contexts requiring simple and direct exchange of information. They will also be able to describe their surroundings and their education in a simple way.

JAP201 BASIC JAPANESE I (3-0) 3
This course covers introductıon to Japanese language and Hiragana alphabet, self introduction , identifiying objects, family members, numbers, adjectives, comperatives,  telling the time, year and months, shopping, present and past tense , passive expressions, asking permission, directions, recommodations      some reading and writing exercises.

JAP202  BASIC JAPANESE II (3-0)3

After revision of Jap 201, we will be focusıng on next topıcs: Talking on the phone ,  explaining reasons, constructing sentences, present continious tense, giving advıce, expressing hobbies&interests, future will&plans; some grammar structures, giving and receiving and some writing exercises using Katakana and Hiragana.

JAP203 INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE I (3-0) 3

The aim of the course which designed for those who already started to learn Japanese is, using new words, understanding new grammar structures and these structures provides. And also appliying usage of Hiragana and Katakana alphabet effectively. Introducing kanji alphabet and preparıng students to Japanese proficiency test – grade 5.

SPAN 201 BASIC SPANISH I (3-0)3                                                                                           

The course involves introduction to Spanish laying the base for 4 skills of language – reading, writing, speaking, and listening – with a focus on the culture of Spanish speaking world. The aim of the course is to develop language competence. The course is designed in such a way that students can effectively acquire language and grammar skills.

SPAN 202 BASIC SPANISH II (3-0)3                                                                                          

The course is designed as the continuation of the basic level. It reinforces the basic language competence with new grammatical structures and language skills. The course provides information about the cultures of people speaking Spanish with the aim of improving reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. The course mostly focuses on speaking and listening skills through simple dialogues.

SPAN 203 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I (3-0)3                                                              

The course provides information about the cultures of people speaking Spanish with the aim of improving reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. By the end of the course, students will be able to improve their language skills in a way to interact fluently and efficiently.

SPAN 204 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II (3-0)3                                                          

Apart from improving reading, writing, speaking skills and revising grammar topics, the course offers an introduction to text analysis, cultural stories and social issues of Spanish speaking world. Students will study various texts including literary texts and films decided by the instructor. The course also functions as a bridge between the previous Spanish courses and advanced language, literature and culture courses.

RUS 201 BASIC RUSSIAN I (3-0)3

This elementary level of Basic Russian course includes: Russian alphabet and phonetic transcriptions, practical grammar for beginners: personal and possessive pronouns, present tense by verb’s conjugation, gender of nouns, single and plural numbers, adjectives according to genders and adverbs, short dialogues and texts and short films in Russian (e.g., the 10-min video “Eralash”). Students will state active vocabulary of 500 words as minimum, understand and use grammar for beginners. Students can answer for elementary question to the end of semester and shortly to tell about themselves. Every lesson includes: teacher’s explanation of different grammar, practice in a class how to use it, every student during class reads words and translates it, later – small texts.

RUS 202 BASIC RUSSIAN II (3-0)3

The second part of the course, Basic Russian II, RUS 202 is equal to the basic reference level. This implies the ability to communicate in different, mostly common, subjects. It is based on the knowledge of grammar: declension of nouns, all models of conjugation of verbs, past and future tenses and types of verb,  parts of speech, verbs of motion, complex sentences with extra clauses, attributive, place, time, reason, purpose. The lexical material is organized in lexical micro-themes  and lexico-semantic groups. With an active vocabulary of 1500 words, students can understand and use basic reference grammar, answer the questions to texts end retell short texts, using the correct grammatical forms of words in sentences during their speech. Every lesson includes: teacher’s explanation of different grammar, practice in a class how to use it, every student during class reads text and translates it, after – conversational part.

RUS 203 INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN I (3-0)3

This Intermediate course is intended for students who have already learned the fundamentals of Russian. Basic Russian grammar has already been covered, but not completed. Students become  more comfortable in conversations, their  pronunciation  of Russian becomes correct and clearer. Developing grammar through authentic texts, students’ vocabulary mastery expands.             

RUS 204 INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN II (3-0) 3

Intermediate Russian II is based on:  review of the grammatical structure of the language, application of the language in thematic composition, developing oral conversation, advanced skills in understanding of reading Russian poetry, discussions of the texts about known Russian poets, writers, composers and artists.

RUS 205 ADVANCED RUSSIAN I (3-0) 3 

Advanced Russian I improves students’ Russian grammar, the ability to understanding speech and texts of various spheres and mastery of it. Students can easily interfere in dialogues and support discussions on various topics, because the course helps students build communication strategies when they express their own opinions.

RUS 206 ADVANCED RUSSIAN II (3-0) 3

This course aims to develop student’s knowledge to read newspaper and magazines published in Russian, to improve written and verbal language skills by method of verbal discussion; interpret original texts, to compose their own texts without any possibility of plagiarism, understand the content of radio and television programs.