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James E. Augerot
BULGR 401
Seattle Campus

First-Year Bulgarian

Introduction to Bulgarian phonology and grammar in terms of the modern spoken language. Writing conventions of literary Bulgarian. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.

Class description

You will have a thorough introduction to the Bulgarian language, and, depending on your willingness to put in the work, you should be able to carry on a meaningful conversation, read most texts with a dictionary, and understand standard literate Bulgarian spoken at a reasonable rate by the end of the third quarter of instruction. The textbook is called UW Bulgarian and will be available at Rams Copy on the Ave a couple of weeks before school begins.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Conversation based on short texts with a daily writing assignment

Recommended preparation

Interest and willingness to work toward mastery of the language

Class assignments and grading

There will be daily homework plus a diary as soon as we have sufficient grammar and vocabulary.

A midterm and a final plus an assigned grade based on classroom participation will serve as the basis for the grade.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by James E. Augerot
Date: 09/04/2008