Armenian 1B: Introductory Armenian

Myrna Douzjian | TuTh 11-12:30 | 189 Dwinelle | 3.00 units

Armenian 1B is the continuation of Armenian 1A.

This course is for students who have little or no prior knowledge of Armenian. It introduces students to both Eastern and Western Armenian through comparative lessons. Emphasis is placed on the basics of modern Armenian grammar, as well as the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

The course includes audiovisual material that explores Armenian culture, past and present. Teaching is adjusted in accordance with students’ individual needs, goals, and interests.

Requirements include class participation, five quizzes, weekly homework assignments, journal writing, and a final exam.

Texts: Practical Textbook of Western Armenian by Haroutiun Kurkjian (any edition).

Available online at and Amazon, ASIN: B003IGI1P4.

Prerequisite:  Armenian 1A or consent of instructor.