Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 4-hours. 2 x 1-hour seminars and 2 x 1-hour practicals per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
4 contact hours/ week, 4 additional hours/ week. Total of 8 hours per week.
Russian 2 or Russian Language & Culture 1B or equivalent.
Subject Code(s): RUSS10002
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
RUSS20004 Russian Language and Culture 2A
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request 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 of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
The aim of this subject is to familiarise students with contemporary life in the Russian-speaking world. Each chapter of the textbook (1-5) is studied for 2-3 weeks and consists of topically related visual and printed texts that allow students to encounter multiple perspectives and genres in both written and oral forms. Instead of the traditional approach to language instruction that is structured around a sequence of grammatical topics, this subject relies on the texts themselves to provide the textual, informational, and lexico-grammatical features that serve as the basis for developing students’ language abilities. The primary text types used at this stage are dialogue, cultural information, biography and literature (both prose and poetry).
By the end of this subject students will:
This subject has the following hurdle requirements:
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day and in-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
|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) |
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Russian - Entry Point 1 |
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