Ukrainian

Ukrainian is offered from Columbia to Cornell and Yale by Professor Yuri Shevchuk. For more information about this course, please contact sy2165@columbia.edu.

Spring 2018 Courses

Elementary Ukrainian I
MWF 11:40am – 12:55pm

Designed for students with little or no knowledge of Ukrainian. Basic grammar structures are introduced and reinforced, with equal emphasis on developing oral and written communication skills. Specific attention to acquisition of high-frequency vocabulary and its optimal use in real-life settings.

Intermediate Ukrainian I
MWF 10:10am – 11:25am

Prerequisites: UKRN UN1102 or the equivalent. Reviews and reinforces the fundamentals of grammar and a core vocabulary from daily life. Principal emphasis is placed on further development of communicative skills (oral and written). Verbal aspect and verbs of motion receive special attention.

Advanced Ukrainian I

MW 1:10pm – 2:25pm

Prerequisites: UKRN W2102 or the equivalent. The course is for students who wish to develop their mastery of Ukrainian. Further study of grammar includes patterns of word formation, participles, gerunds, declension of numerals, and a more in-depth study of difficult subjects, such as verbal aspect and verbs of motion. The material is drawn from classical and contemporary Ukrainian literature, press, electronic media, and film. Taught almost exclusively in Ukrainian.