RUSS201-13W (C) Whole Year 2013

Russian 2

30 points
Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 February 2013
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2013
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 1 March 2013
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 30 August 2013

Description

A study of Russian language at the intermediate level, with the special emphasis on grammar, conversational and writing skills.

This course aims to advance students’ language skills; its focus is on contemporary colloquial Russian. It enhances students’ abilities to converse and write in Russian, improving their skills in translating and comprehension.

Learning Outcomes

As a student in this course you will acquire skills in all four areas of the language (reading, writing, speaking and listening).  By the end of the course you should be able to read, write and translate adopted texts. Students will practice writing intensively and should be able to compose short essays. The average student will be able to speak fluent Russian. Students’ listening comprehension should reach a level where you will understand slow speech of a native speaker.

Pre-requisites

RUSS101 or placement test.

Lectures
Streams Day Time Where Notes
Stream 01 Monday , Tuesday 10:00am-11:00am Kirkwood KE06 18 Feb - 31 Mar,
22 Apr - 2 Jun,
8 Jul - 18 Aug,
2 Sep - 13 Oct
Wednesday 10:00am-11:00am Kirkwood KA04 18 Feb - 31 Mar,
22 Apr - 2 Jun,
8 Jul - 18 Aug,
2 Sep - 13 Oct

Labs
Streams Day Time Where Notes
Stream 01 Thursday 11:00am-12:00pm Logie 213 (Computer Lab) 18 Feb - 31 Mar,
29 Apr - 2 Jun,
8 Jul - 18 Aug,
2 Sep - 13 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Henrietta Mondry

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Homework Assignment 25%
Written Test 1 27 Mar 2013 15%
Written test 2 29 May 2013 15%
Written test 3 14 Aug 2013 15%
Written test 4 08 Oct 2013 15%
Oral test 09 Oct 2013 15%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Lubensky, et. al; Nachalo: When in Russia, Book 2; McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., New York, 2002.

Course links

Library portal
LEARN The full Course Outline is available on LEARN (only for students enrolled in this course).

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,288.00

International fee $5,600.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences.

All RUSS201 Occurrences

  • RUSS201-13W (C) Whole Year 2013