Introduction to Old Church Slavonic

Subject 126-214 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: or equivalent knowledge of Russian or another Slavonic language
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Dr Robert Lagerberg
Subject Overview:

This subject introduces students to the earliest written language of the Slavs, Old Church Slavonic. It gives an introduction to its historical phonology, morphology and syntax. Extensive use of Old Church Slavonic texts will be made.

Assessment: Regular assignments during the semester (50%) and a one-hour exam at the end of the semester (50%).
Prescribed Texts: Prescribed Texts:An Introduction to Old Church Slavic (W R Schmalstieg), Slavica 1982
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • Be able to study independently

  • Be able to apply theoretical knowledge for practical purposes

  • Be able to commit to memory large amounts of information

  • Be able to understand and use more effectively the structure of their own language

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Arts
Diploma in Modern Languages (Russian)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Russian)

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