Introduction to Czech through Russian

Subject 126-423 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
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This subject is not offered in 2008.

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Prerequisites: Permission of the coordinator.
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Dr Robert Lagerberg
Subject Overview:

This subject is a contrastive linguistic study, involving both theory and practice, of Russian and Czech. By the end of the subject students should have a basic understanding of Czech, especially in contrast to Russian; be able to read any Czech texts with the help of a dictionary; be able to pronounce Czech reasonably well; and be in a position to continue independently learning to use Czech at all levels.

Assessment: Regular assignments 50% and a 2-hour exam 50% (at the end of semester).
Prescribed Texts: Prescribed Texts:Czech through Russian (C Townsend), Slavica
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.


Previously available as 109-115, 126-327 and 126-427 Introduction to Czech through Russian. Students who have completed 109-115, 126-327 or 126-427 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.

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

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