- Code RUSS6002
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Russian
- Areas of interest European Languages
- Academic career PGRD
- Jane Simpson
- Mode of delivery Online
First Semester 2014
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This course provides an introduction to the basics of the Russian language for the purpose of reading and comprehension. It is designed to meet the needs of research students at the postgraduate level and those in Honours programs, whose research and projects require them to acquire a reading knowledge of Russian in a short time. The course covers the Cyrillic script and the fundamentals of the Russian sound system, and develops basic reading skills through the analysis of simple sentences and grammatical and syntactic structures. It provides an understanding of the workings of Russian inflections, while building a core vocabulary centred largely on international words.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On successful completion of this course, students will have a good grounding in the elementary structures of the Russian language for reading purposes and will be well prepared for entry into RUSS6003 Reading Russian for Academic Purposes II.
Indicative AssessmentTwo tests (Weeks 7 and 11), examination in examination period, and weekly on-line quizzes. The proposed weighting is:
On-line quizzes: 20%
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WorkloadOn-line study designed to require approximately ten hours per week.
Prescribed TextsRecommended: Nicholas J. Brown, The New Penguin Russian Course, Harmondsworth, 1996; The Oxford Russian Minidictionary; edited by Della Thompson, revised 1997.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2470||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|