Mikhail Palatnik

Senior Lecturer in Russian
Coordinator of Russian Language and Literature Minor
MA, University of Chernovtsy
MA, Washington University in St. Louis
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    • Washington University
    • MSC 1217-137-255
    • One Brookings Drive
    • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    Recent Courses

    Elementary Russian

    Interactive multimedia course designed to emphasize spoken language; includes the very latest video materials, geared toward situations in contemporary post-Soviet Russian life. Will also provide thorough understanding of fundamental grammar, and develop reading and writing skills. Five class hours per week, plus one additional hour for conversation, review, and testing.

      Intermediate Russian

      Designed to solidify students' control of Russian grammar and advance conversational, reading, and writing skills; includes video materials produced in Russia and conveying an up-to-the-minute picture of contemporary Russian life. Grade of C or higher in Russian 102 or equivalent.