- Code RUSS1003
- 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
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Ksenia Gnevsheva
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2023
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This course is designed to develop basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in the Russian language. Students are introduced to life and culture of the Russian-speaking societies and principles of intercultural communication. The course incorporates principles of communicative and task-based language teaching.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- decode the Cyrillic script accurately using the fundamentals of the Russian sound system;
- understand and reproduce aspects of Russian pronunciation, including vowels, consonants, and basic intonation;
- engage in very simple communication of predictable content in spoken and written Russian about topics covered in the course, such as personal details;
- demonstrate an understanding of aspects of life and culture of the Russian speaking societies, including basic principles of culturally appropriate Russian language use.
- Homework and participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Assessment 1 (may include an oral and written component) (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Assessment 2 (may include an oral and written component) (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Assessment 3 (may include an oral and written component) (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks, including recorded/online and tutorial activities,
b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- 6 units
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