- Code RUSS6003
- 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 International Relations, Asian Studies, Central Asia Studies, European Studies, Language Studies
The course develops further the basic reading skills introduced in RUSS6002 with further study of Russian morphology, and building reading strategies, dictionary skills and confidence in approaching the analysis of more complex sentences. Word-formation processes are examined through the study of common prefixes and suffixes. Students can begin guided work on texts in their own particular field of study.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand all the basic structures of the Russian language;
- Use the Russian dictionary in a sophisticated way
- Use a stock of essential vocabulary;
- Have the confidence to approach moderately complex texts in their field of interest.
- Evaluate critically approaches to language learning
Indicative AssessmentWeekly quizzes, 3 hours per week (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]
Test One, duration 3 hours (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]
Test Two, duration 3 hours (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]
Critical evaluation (500 words) [Learning Outcome 5]
Final 3-hour examination (50%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4] HURDLE exam
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of online activity including 6 hours of tests
b) up to 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing (these may include optional 12 hours of tutorials).
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.
Nicholas J. Brown, The New Penguin Russian Course, Harmondsworth, 1996;
The Oxford Russian Minidictionary; edited by Della Thompson, third edition 2006.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7201||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||Online||N/A|