DLI - Russian Language Course - Refresher Program

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Russian Refresher- 01 Listening Comprehension- Lessons 1-4

Russian Refresher- 02 Listening Comprehension- Lessons 5-8

Russian Refresher- 03 Listening Comprehension- Lessons 9-12

Russian Refresher- 04 Listening Comprehension- Lessons 13-16

Russian Refresher- 05 Listening Comprehension- Lessons 17-20

Russian Refresher- 06 Listening Comprehension- Lessons 21-24

Russian Refresher- 07 Comp-Comm- Lessons 1-4

Russian Refresher- 08 Comp-Comm- Lessons 5-8

Russian Refresher- 09 Comp-Comm- Lessons 9-12

Russian Refresher- 10 Comp-Comm- Lessons 13-16

Russian Refresher- 11 Comp-Comm- Lessons 17-20

Russian Refresher- 12 Comp-Comm- Lessons 21-24


Defense Language Institute Russian  - Image The Defense Language Institute Russian Refresher is a six-week, instructor-driven course that is designed for the student who has completed an intensive year of Russian. The objective of the course is to remind the student of those structural features which he/she theoretically knows, as well as to reinforce the skills of listening comprehension, reading comprehension. and speaking.

Each of the twenty-four lessons (three modules) comprising the course contains the following components:

Grammar. The objective of this component is to review briefly the basic principles of Russian morphology and syntax. Rules of formation and usage are stated in both narrative and tabular formats. An application section drilling the given grammatical topics completes the component.

Conversation. The objective of this component is the review and automatisation of conversational formulas in their appropriate register as well as the reinforcement of the oral mode of communication. Each component contains a tabular presentation of language functions. an interpreter exercise. and a section devoted to extemporaneous conversation. The first two parts are followed by a variety of exercises.

Listening Comprehension. The objective of this component is the reinforcement of auditory memory and the refinement of the skill of listening comprehension. Each component contains the following sections: radiograms. number extraction, rapid fire drill, and a dictation.

Homework. The objective of this component is the reinforcement of the skills of reading comprehension and translation. Part I consists of a sentence level English to Russian translation) Part II of a text level Russian to English translation.

Translation. The objective of this component is the reinforcement of the skill of reading comprehension through the technique of textual analysis. Activities consist Of en analysis and discussion of the translations done for homework. practice in decoding messages on the basis of context. and a topical discussion in Russian.

Russian is a Slavic language spoken primarily in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. It is an unofficial but widely spoken language in Ukraine, Moldova, Latvia, Estonia, and to a lesser extent, the other countries that were once constituent republics of the USSR. Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages and is one of three living members of the East Slavic languages. Written examples of Old East Slavonic are attested from the 10th century onwards. It is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia and the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages. It is also the largest native language in Europe, with 144 million native speakers in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Russian is the 8th most spoken language in the world by number of native speakers and the 5th by total number of speakers. The language is one of the six official languages of the United Nations. Russian is a Slavic language spoken primarily in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. It is an unofficial but widely spoken language in Moldova, Latvia, Estonia, and to a lesser extent, the other countries that were once constituent republics of the USSR. Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages and is one of three living members of the East Slavic languages. Written examples of Old East Slavonic are attested from the 10th century onwards. It is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia and the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages. It is also the largest native language in Europe, with 144 million native speakers in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Russian is the 8th most spoken language in the world by number of native speakers and the 5th by total number of speakers. The language is one of the six official languages of the United Nations.?Russian is a Slavic language spoken primarily in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kyrgyz, and Kyrgyzstan. It is an unofficial but widely spoken language in Moldova, Latvia, Estonia, and to a lesser extent, the other countries that were once constituent republics of the USSR. Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages and is one of three living members of the East Slavic languages. Written examples of Old East Slavonic are attested from the 10th century onwards. It is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia and the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages. It is also the largest native language in Europe, with 144 million native speakers in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Russian is the 8th most spoken language in the world by number of native speakers and the 5th by total number of speakers. The language is one of the six official languages of the United Nations.?

Russian is spoken in: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ukraine

Russian has no known alternate names.

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