Myrna Douzjian | TuTh 5:00pm-6:30pm | Remote/Online | 3.00 units | #21120
THE 1A-1B COURSE SEQUENCE BEGINS IN THE FALL TERM ONLY.
Armenian 1A is for students with no or almost no knowledge of Armenian. It begins by covering the alphabet, after which it emphasizes basic reading, writing, speaking, listening, and translating skills. The two literary standards of modern Armenian, Eastern and Western, are taught through parallel lessons. Students will gain an understanding of the commonalities and differences between the two standards, while choosing the one they wish to study.
Required Text: Practical Textbook of Western Armenian by Haroutiun Kurkjian (any edition), available online at Abrilbooks.com and Amazon, ASIN: B003IGI1P4.
Requirements: weekly homework (textbook exercises); five quizzes/unit projects; in-class journaling; class participation; take-home final exam.