Deadline: Open Until Filled
American University is offering online synchronous Ukrainian-language course taught by Prof. Olena Chernishenko
When: M, T, Th 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM 6/27/2022 – 8/6/2022
What: WLC-196 (World Languages and Cultures) Beginner’s Ukrainian. This course lays a foundation for functional acquisition of Ukrainian, with a goal of proficiency in oral and written interaction. Students develop the ability to conduct short conversations related to daily activities, understand simple factual texts, and write routine messages. Class time is devoted to language tasks that foster communicative competence, stressing listening and reading strategies, vocabulary acquisition, authentic input, and oral production. All four basic language skills, listening, speaking, reading, and writing, receive attention. Role-playing to simulate real-life conversation, verbal games, film screenings, learning and singing of popular Ukrainian songs complement classroom activities. Students are introduced to Ukrainian culture, politics, geography, and society.