Slavic Languages and Literatures | Elementary Serbian and Croatian 1
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Elementary Serbian and Croatian, conducted in English, will
concentrate on the acquisition of language skills, oral and written,
for the purpose of reading, listening, composition and conversation.
The elements of modern Serbian and Croatian grammar will be
introduced to enhance proper and correct usage. Near the end of the
fall semester several abridged versions of literary texts by authors
from different parts of the former Yugoslavia (Copic, Nusic, Andric,
etc.) will be read in order to give the students an idea of the
language beyond the limits of the textbook.

Assigned texts and materials:

1. David A. Norris, Serbo-Croat: A Complete Course for Beginners
(London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1993).
2. Materials from Croatian language programs for foreigners.

Grading and assessment of students' performance:

- regular classroom attendance and participation: 40%
- quizzes: 20%
- midterm examination: 15%
- final examination: 25%

Requirements:

- 8 grammar quizzes
- midterm exam (after 8 weeks)
- final exam