- Code RUSS3002
- 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 Asian Languages, European Languages, Asian Studies, Central Asia Studies, European Studies
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 later-year undergraduates, especially 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 RUSS3003 Reading Russian for Academic Purposes II.
Two 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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Online study designed to require approximately ten hours per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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 start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|15 Feb 2016
|26 Feb 2016
|31 Mar 2016
|27 May 2016