Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 4 hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Russian Language and Culture 3A|
|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.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Robert John 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).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Previously available as 126-159 Advanced Russian B. Students who have completed 126-159 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
Diploma in Modern Languages (Russian) |
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