Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 x 1-hour lectures and 1 x 1-hour tutorial per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week, 4 additional hours. Total of 8 hours per week
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||none|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||none|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Robert John Lagerberg
This is a beginners subject covering all areas of the language, ie. reading, writing, aural comprehension and oral skills. This subject covers the basic grammatical system of Russian, teaches students to translate simple texts from Russian into English and vice versa, and should provide students with an active knowledge of around 500 words and a passive knowledge of a further 200 words (all from the textbook). The subject should enable students to conduct elementary conversation on a limited number of basic topics (eg. family, studies) and introduces students to Russian society and culture.
|Assessment:||Regular written assignments 50% (throughout the semester) and a written exam 50% (at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
|Recommended Texts:|| |
"Natashas" Dance: A Cultural History of Russia (Orlando Figes)
|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 Beginners Russian B. Students who have completed Beginners Russian A or B are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
Diploma in Modern Languages (Russian) |
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