Developed in conjunction with the Russian Flagship Program at Indiana University, this intensive, immersive comprehensive course is for students with a solid Intermediate proficiency in Russian who wish to begin developing advanced speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Students will broaden their familiarity with Russian culture through work with authentic materials and media, through participation in a variety of extracurricular Russian language activities, and through interactions with the local Russian-speaking community.
Students who complete the course successfully will develop advanced skills and will reach a global proficiency of Intermediate High/Advanced Low or better. They will able to function easily in a Russian-speaking environment. They will be able to understand materials, including news, videos, podcasts, chats, stories, etc. with ease, and to interact confidently with native speakers.
Students who fulfill the course requirements will complete the equivalent of the 3rd-Year Russian Flagship curriculum at Indiana University and will have a solid foundation for travel or advanced study.