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Slavic Department Listings

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See also the list of past years' courses.

Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCSN), Czech (CZEC), East European (EEUR), Georgian (GEOR),

General Slavic (SLAV), Polish (POLI), Russian (RUSS), South Slavic (SOSL)

GEOR 22600 / 32600
Intermediate Georgian-3

T. Wysocki-Niimi
Course level: 
Graduate
Undergraduate
Crosslists: 
LGLN 22600,LGLN 32600
Spring
2014-2015
Language course

GEOR 22300 / 32300
Elementary Georgian-3

Course level: 
Graduate
Undergraduate
Crosslists: 
EEUR 21600,EEUR 31600,LGLN 22300,LGLN 32300
Spring
2014-2015
Language course

GEOR 22800 / 32800
Advanced Georgian-2

T. Wysocki-Niimi
Course level: 
Graduate
Undergraduate
Crosslists: 
LGLN 22800, LGLN 32800
Winter
2014-2015
Language course

This three-quarter course emphasizes advanced language skills and vocabulary building through independent reading and writing projects as well as class exercises involving media such as newspaper and magazine articles, video clips, radio programs, movies, and additional authentic recordings and online materials.

GEOR 22500 / 32500
Intermediate Georgian-2

T. Wysocki-Niimi
Course level: 
Graduate
Undergraduate
Crosslists: 
LGLN 22500,LGLN 32500
Winter
2014-2015
Language course

This course emphasizes advanced language skills and vocabulary building through independent reading and writing projects as well as class exercises involving media such as newspaper and magazine articles, videoclips, radio programs, movies, and additional sound recordings and online materials.

GEOR 22200 / 32200
Elementary Georgian-2

T. Wysocki-Niimi
Course level: 
Graduate
Undergraduate
Crosslists: 
LGLN 22200,LGLN 32200
Winter
2014-2015
Language course

This course introduces students to Modern Georgian grammar primarily through reading exercises that relate to Georgian historical, social, and literary traditions. Supplemental activities that encourage writing, speaking, and listening skills are also included in this course.

GEOR 21700 / 31700
Introduction to Georgian History and Culture

T. Wysocki-Niimi
Course level: 
Graduate
Undergraduate
Crosslists: 
HIST 24004
Winter
2014-2015
Literature and Linguistics course

This one-quarter course will provide students with a rare opportunity to learn more about the history of the Republic of Georgia and its culture through a selection of literature and poetry (in translation), films, lectures, and class discussions and activities. We will survey Georgian history from its prehistory through its Golden Age in the 12th century up to the present day. Discussions relating to Georgian culture will include music, art (including metalwork and cloisonn√©), traditional dance, religious and pagan practices, and Georgia’s wine and toasting culture. Throughout the course we will consider issues of Georgian identity and nationhood, especially in relation to influences from surrounding regions.

GEOR 22700 / 32700
Advanced Georgian-1

T. Wysocki-Niimi
Course level: 
Graduate
Undergraduate
Crosslists: 
LGLN 22700, LGLN 32700
Autumn
2014-2015
Language course

This three-quarter course emphasizes advanced language skills and vocabulary building through independent reading and writing projects as well as class exercises involving media such as newspaper and magazine articles, video clips, radio programs, movies, and additional authentic recordings and online materials.

GEOR 22400 / 32400
Intermediate Georgian-1

T. Wysocki-Niimi
Course level: 
Graduate
Undergraduate
Crosslists: 
LGLN 22400,LGLN 32400
Autumn
2014-2015
Language course

This three-quarter course builds speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills based on the knowledge developed during Elementary Georgian. In addition, more complicated grammatical topics are discussed and practiced through a variety of activities and exercises that integrate multimedia materials with traditional translation work.

GEOR 22100 / 32100
Elementary Georgian-1

T. Wysocki-Niimi
Course level: 
Graduate
Undergraduate
Crosslists: 
EEUR 21400,EEUR 31400,LGLN 22100,LGLN 32100
Autumn
2014-2015
Language course

This is a three-quarter course that covers basic Modern Georgian grammar and includes writing, reading, listening, and speaking activities. We'll be referring to Howard Aronson's textbook (Georgian: A Reading Grammar) and supplementing with additional authentic texts, audio, and video materials that will be provided in class. The University of Chicago is the only university in the U.S. to regularly offer Georgian! Take advantage of this rare opportunity to study a unique and fascinating language!

GEOR 20003 - 20006
Intensive Introductory Georgian

Course level: 
Undergraduate
Summer
2013-2014
Language course

This six-week course provides a comprehensive introduction to modern Georgian. Class time will emphasize basic communicative skills (reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking). Students will also become familiar with Georgian history and culture by working with authentic texts, audio and video, multimedia activities, and film screenings. After completing the course sequence, students will straddle the novice and intermediate proficiency levels in speaking, reading, writing, and listening. The University of Chicago is the only university in the U.S. to offer Georgian regularly. The course provides 140 contact hours over a 6-week period, divided into two segments of three weeks each. The GEOR 10003-10006 sequence is the equivalent of the 10100-10200-10300 sequence offered during the regular academic year at the University of Chicago. Intensive Introductory Georgian is FLAS eligible.

For more information and to register, please visit the Summer Language Institute website.

GEOR 22700 - 22800 - 2290 / 32700 - 32800 - 32900
Advanced Georgian

Tamra Wysocki-Niimi
Crosslists: 
EEUR 22100-22200-22300/32100-32200-32300, LGLN 22700-22800-22900
Autumn Spring Winter
2012-2013
Language course

This course emphasizes advanced language skills and vocabulary building through independent reading and writing projects as well as class exercises involving media such as newspaper and magazine articles, videoclips, radio programs, movies, and additional sound recordings and online materials.

GEOR 22100 - 22200 - 22300 / 32100 - 32200 - 32300
Elementary Georgian

Tamra Wysocki-Niimi
Crosslists: 
EEUR 21400-21500-21600/31400-31500-31600, LGLN 22100-22200-22300
Autumn Spring Winter
2012-2013
Language course

This course introduces students to Modern Georgian grammar primarily through reading exercises that relate to Georgian historical, social, and literary traditions. Supplemental activities that encourage writing, speaking, and listening skills are also included in this course.