Russian

Language Courses
Study Abroad
Faculty 

Language Courses
Each year, a full series of courses is offered at the beginning (Russian) level. 

The beginning courses develop basic competence in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding the language. Students acquire basic communicative skills enabling them to to introduce themselves, ask for information, arrange transportation, order in a restaurant, describe their daily life, and carry on every-day conversations. 

A rich series of audio, video, and web-based material is used in all levels of instruction.
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Study Abroad
The University of California encourages students to participate in the Education Abroad Program. The Russian program takes place in Fall and is based in Moscow. It is a semester program, and participating students earn credit for one half-year of study. Numerous other programs are also available for both summer and academic year study throughout Russia. Interested students should contact their Russian instructor or the Office of International Education at 107 Classroom Unit Building.
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Faculty

Russian Studies: 
Jonathan Beecher, History
Melissa Caldwell, Anthropology
Peter Kenez, History 
Jaye Padgett, Linguistics
Michael Urban, Politics
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