Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Lviv Ukraine

Study Abroad in L'viv, Ukraine

Ukraine - L'viv, Ukraine. At the crossroads of Western and Eastern Europe, this is a vibrant modern city with deep historical roots, dating back to the 13th century. L’viv has numerous churches, research institutes, museums and art galleries that bear witness to the city’s multi-ethnic history and its role in Ukraine’s national life.


Dates: June 1 - June 26, 2020
Location: L'viv, Ukraine
Course Description: Ukrainian Through Its Living Culture (UKR 300 LEC 800 or UKR 400 LEC 800)

Prerequisites:
UKR 300: UKR 212 or equivalent level of proficiency
UKR 400: UKR 300 or 304 or equivalent level of proficiency.


The aim of this course is to enhance students' practical language skills with a direct experience of Ukrainian life and culture. This course uses various current materials from contemporary popular culture and makes maximum use of the urban L'viv environment to expand vocabulary, comprehension, and functionality in the language. Further development of practical skills in Ukrainian is based on authentic texts from popular journals, newspapers, and other media. Students will engage in conversations, critical discussions, reading, and creative writing. Student will prepare presentations that are based on current events, aspects of popular culture, or any other topic pertaining to life in today’s Ukraine based on students’ interests. Classes (at the university, outings, and excursions) will be conducted primarily in Ukrainian.

Note: Students with advanced knowledge of Ukrainian who are interested in this travel study program may test their proficiency by contacting the instructor.

Anticipated Costs
Standard University of Alberta tuition and fees apply. Additional costs including accommodation, meals, airfare and ground transportation, and excursions are estimated to be $4,500. Funding supports may be available and can be discussed with Dr. Nedashkivska.

Registration
Closed to online registration; contact the department. Non-UAlberta students should apply to Open Studies for admission before contacting the department for registration.

Information and Orientation Meeting
More information forthcoming

Deadline to Register
TBD

Contact Information
Dr. Alla Nedashkivska
Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
437D Arts Building
F: 780-492-9106
E: alla.nedashkivska@ualberta.ca

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