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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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CoordinatorDr Robert Lagerberg
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject involves advanced grammar, translation in both directions, composition, and close study of literary texts. By the end of the subject students should demonstrate a very solid control of the grammatical system; demonstrate a fairly large active and passive vocabulary, sufficient for translating medium-difficulty texts (Russian to English) without a dictionary and difficult ones with a dictionary; be able to write and converse in Russian on relatively serious topics (eg. social or political issues); understand normal spoken Russian (eg. lectures, broadcast talks) on any general topic; and understand the content and literary structure of selected literary texts (by commenting and translating). Students should also develop a deeper knowledge of Russian society and culture.
|Assessment:||Regular written assignments 50% (throughout the semester) and a written exam 50% (at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:Russian As We Speak it (S Khavronina) Making Progress in Russian (P Davis & D Oprendek), (2nd ed) 1997|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Previously available as 126-159 Advanced Russian B. Students who have completed 126-159 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Bachelor of Arts |
Diploma in Modern Languages (Russian)
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