Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
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: 4 Hours of Language Classes per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week plus and additional 4 hours. Total 8 Hours/week.
|Prerequisites:|| Russian Language and Culture 2B |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Previously available as 126-158 Advanced Russian A. Students who have completed 126-158 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
|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 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).|
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|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|
Diploma in Modern Languages (Russian) |
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