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  Slavic Languages
Languages: (1) additional Russian language study at Columbia, or in summer programs elsewhere, if the Department’s annual placement and progress examinations indicate such a need and (2) a second Slavic language is encouraged but not required.
Languages: (1) demonstration (by examination) of an advanced level of proficiency in Polish and (2) an additional Slavic language, particularly Russian, is encouraged but not required.
Languages: (1) demonstration (by examination) of an advanced level of proficiency in Ukrainian and (2) an additional Slavic language, particularly Russian, is encouraged but not required.
www.columbia.edu /cu/gsas/departments/slavic-languages/bulletin.html   (3626 words)

 UCLA Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures - Graduate Study
If you do not hold a UCLA M.A. in Slavic Languages and Literatures, you are required to make up deficiencies as stipulated by the graduate adviser and take the M.A. examination as a screening examination within your first year.
There are two foreign language requirements which must be completed before the M.A. comprehensive examination: (1) you must pass a departmental Russian language proficiency examination which tests your ability to translate from Russian to English and vice versa.
Literature students must complete one year of the language of their second Slavic literature; linguistics students must complete one year of one language and two years of another (one of the languages should represent the West Slavic group, the other the South Slavic group).
www.humnet.ucla.edu /web/Kit/slavic_1/acad_programs/grad.html   (1147 words)

 LoLA: Preliminary List of Languages and Linguistic Groups in Los Angeles
Some languages with a limited number of speakers and/or not described by previous investigators are not identified individually, but are put together with an indication of a general linguistic group as a common label.
The mixture of languages and the elements of the Korean-English pidgin.
The fate of the other languages of the same Uto-Aztecan family that originally occupied chiefly all the LAC as Gabrieleño (one of the mission languages of the Uto-Aztec group named by the monks) did.
www.humnet.ucla.edu /languagesofla/lolalangs.htm   (2000 words)

 Common Slavic and The Romance Languages | The Agonist
Slavic was pressured by the Huns and other Mongolian and Turkic speaking populations' movements to move west into the void left by the Germanic migrations, but those language groups did not affect the Slavic languages until much later in their evolution.
One issue which offers some contrast for the spread and diversification of Slavic languages as compared to the diversification of Romance languages from Latin is the heavy cross fertilization which occurred in Western Europe within period when alphabets and writing were accepted by languages.
Earlier it was thought that Finnish-Ugrish languages spread from East, but because Finnish is not a descendant of the related languages in east, nowadays is suspected that Finnish-Ugrish languages were spoken in a larger area and the remaining languages are remnants.
agonist.org /sean_paul_kelley/20060709/common_slavic_and_the_romance_languages   (2600 words)

 Slavic Languages and Literatures
Students in the linguistics option have a good understanding of Slavic languages in general and the language of their specialization in particular, as well as knowledge of major issues in contemporary phonology, morphology, and syntax.
The particular language may be negotiated by the student with his or her advisor on the basis of the research interests of the student.
One of the Field examinations may be in a third Slavic language or in a field from another department at the university.
www.washington.edu /students/gencat/academic/slavic.html   (1688 words)

 Bosnian, Croatian & Serbian Tutorial
These languages are sometimes known collectively as Serbo-Croatian, but for political, and not linguistic reasons.
The Serbian language is written with the Cyrillic alphabet, but Croatian and Bosnian are written with the Latin alphabet.
The Croatian language does not use definite or indefinite articles (a, an, the), but it does use demonstratives (this, that, these, those).
www.ielanguages.com /croatian.html   (1653 words)

 Majors & Minors-Slavic Languages and Literatures
The undergraduate programs in Slavic Languages and Literatures are designed for students who wish to develop competence in one of four Slavic languages - Russian, Polish, Czech or Serbian/ Croatian - and to acquaint themselves with the languages, literatures, and cultures of Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic and the countries of the former Yugoslavia.
Training in one or more of the languages of the Slavic area is a basic prerequisite for the study of any aspect of Eastern European affairs, including political and social institutions, economics, international relations, business, and history.
Slavic 50 or approved lower division course in the department relavant to the major.
ls-advise.berkeley.edu /majors/slavic.html   (322 words)

 Slavic Languages Department at Brown University
Built on sound knowledge of one or two Slavic languages, the program allows students to develop an in-depth appreciation and understanding of the East European cultures and civilizations on which they are primarily focused through a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary fields at Brown.
All concentrators are strongly encouraged to study abroad in a Slavic country, either during the academic year or the summer.
Required: six semesters of one Slavic language or the equivalent (normally Czech or Russian); or a combined total of eight semesters of two Slavic languages or the equivalent.
www.brown.edu /Departments/Slavic_Languages/undergrad   (356 words)

 Slavic and Eastern Languages Collection - Boston College
The mainstay of the department remains its many courses in Russian language and culture, followed by a fairly even balance of courses in Slavic languages and culture, Chinese language and culture, Japanese language and culture, Celtic languages and culture, the English language (especially as a second language), and linguistics.
Some audiovisual materials dealing with language are bought for the library, but it is not an area of large emphasis because a language lab on campus also acquires audiovisual materials on language learning.
While many courses involve modern languages, the area of general linguistics studies languages over time and the antecedents of modern language, so that archaic languages and philology are required.
www.bc.edu /libraries/resources/collections/s-slaviceastern   (1157 words)

 The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Language and linguistics-oriented courses are available in Russian, Ukrainian, Czech, Polish, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Macedonian, and Bulgarian as well as Albanian, Georgian, Lak, Lithuanian, and Romani.
Students in Slavic linguistics will be required to demonstrate a reading knowledge of two additional Slavic languages, so that East, West, and South Slavic languages are all represented.
The prerequisites for admission are a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and a knowledge of written and spoken Russian or of another Slavic language in which the department offers advanced courses sufficient for graduate work—usually equivalent to four years of college study.
catalogs.uchicago.edu /divisions/slav.html   (1287 words)

 Languages and Linguistics Resources
Language in the Judicial Process, newsletter providing information of use to individuals in the fields of linguistics and jurisprudence.
The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, sponsored by the Native American Language Center at the University of California-Davis.
German Language Bookmarks, from the Department of Foreign Languages at The University of Toledo.
www.uky.edu /Subject/languagesall.html   (1996 words)

 Slavic Languages and Literatures
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures offers, under the jurisdiction of the Graduate School, the Master of Arts and the Doctor of Philosophy in Slavic Languages and Literatures.
To be awarded the B.A. degree in Journalism/Russian, students must complete the 48 units required in Journalism and Slavic Languages and Literatures courses with at least a B- (2.7) grade point average and no grade lower than a C (2.0).
Instruction in Slavic languages other than Russian is not scheduled on a regular basis); comprehensive examinations in primary and secondary fields of concentration; dissertation.
www.usc.edu /dept/publications/cat98/las/LAS_SLL/index.html   (910 words)

 Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh
A graduate level course in the chosen language including a.) foreign-language research for a paper and b.) a letter from the instructor (3-4 sentences maximum) to the effect that the student is competent to conduct research in the language.
The purpose of such automatic listings is in part for clerical convenience and is not to be construed as a blanket right to take an independent-study course in a given term.
The reading lists for the Qualifying Examinations must be approved by the adviser and committee by 15 December of the fourth year of full-time study.
www.pitt.edu /~slavic/graduate.html   (3171 words)

 ipedia.com: List of languages Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
More structured lists are also available: Language families and languages, ISO 639 List of languages by writing system, List of languages by tot...
This list deals with particular languages, and includes only natural and constructed languages spoken by humans.
See List of spoken and sign languages beginning with the letter Z for about 50 more.
www.ipedia.com /list_of_languages.html   (203 words)

 Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages | Courses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Overview of the cultural and linguistic history of the German language form the fifteenth century to the present.
This course cannot be used in partial fulfillment of the foreign language requirement in the core curriculum.
The peoples and cultures of the Balkans from the Byzantine period to the present, with a focus on the social, historical, and cultural factors that have played a role both in the formation of ethnic/national identity within the region and in the perceptions of outsiders.
www.uga.edu /~gslangs/courses/course_list.htm   (3245 words)

 Yale > Slavic Languages & Literatures > Graduate Program
The language requirements for admission to candidacy are the same as for Slavic graduate students.
In order to advance to candidacy, students must take three comprehensive exams in the Slavic Department during their third year of study as well as an oral exam at the end of the same year on the topic of their dissertation prospectus.
The texts and films for these exams are listed on the department website (http://www.yale.edu/slavic/FilmList.html and http://www.yale.edu/slavic/readinglist.doc). For details of the Film Studies comprehensive exams, please see the Film Studies website: http://www.yale.edu/filmstudiesprogram/gradprogram.html Students also have an open oral prospectus defense in September of their fourth year.
www.yale.edu /slavic/gradprogram.html   (1872 words)

Languages I have studied and could recover but which are not actively available at the moment: Georgian, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Swahili
For those who are familiar with a given language and might be curious, I will identify some of the major dictionaries thus: Serbo-Croatian D (Benson).
But he's writing about language, and his only claim to your attention is the idea that he knows more about it than you do.
languages.blogspot.com   (1732 words)

 Modern Languages: Slavic Division Undergraduate Programs
Credit earned in meeting the foreign language requirement for graduation may not be used in satisfying the minor.
Students wishing to strengthen their Russian language skills are strongly encouraged to participate in an intensive six week summer study program at Moscow State University in Moscow, Russia.
Language, art, culture and folklore classes are taught by both Moscow State and Florida State University faculty.
www.fsu.edu /~modlang/divisions/russian/undergraduate.html   (494 words)

 Germany, Federal Republic of – languages - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Germany, Federal Republic of – languages - List of Items - MSN Encarta
, subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (Indo-European Languages).
Today the Slavic languages are spoken by more than 250...
encarta.msn.com /refedlist_210048982_3/Wendish.html   (33 words)

 GWU Slavic Languages
Proficiency in German and the Slavic languages is determined by two foreign language exit exams, one in reading and one in speaking.
Proficiency in German and the Slavic languages is determined by a foreign language exit exam.
Slavic language elsewhere, and you want GW to recognize that, you may be in luck.
www.gwu.edu /~slavic   (5093 words)

 Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures

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