Armenian 1B: Continuing Armenian

Hasmig Seropian | TuTh 11-12:30 | 262 Dwinelle | 3 units


This course is for students who have little previous knowledge of Armenian or who have successfully completed 1A. Proficiency in the four language skills—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—is developed. Armenian is taught as one language, with two standard variants. Commonalities between Eastern and Western Armenian are highlighted and the difference recognized and taught.

Among the requirements are regular participation in class, homework assignments, one midterm and one final project and/or test.

Required Textbooks:

Gayane Hagopian, Armenian for Everyone, Western and Eastern Armenian in Parallel Lessons, Abril Books, Los Angeles, 2007, or same book, Caravan Books, Ann Arbor 2005.

Anahit Avetisyan, Eastern Armenian, Comprehensive Self Study Language Course, ISBN 978-99390-10250.

Thomas J. Samuelian, A Course in Modern Western Armenian, Armenian National Education Committee, NY 1989, ISBN 0-9617933-5-X.

Dora Sakayan, Eastern Armenian for the English-Speaking World, Yerevan 2007, ISBN 978-5-8084-08 90-6.

Prerequisites: Armenian 1A or consent of instructor