Faculty of Arts


RUSSIAN 200

Intermediate Russian 1


Description

RUSSIAN 200 is designed for students who have completed RUSSIAN 101 or who have a comparable knowledge of Russian. The course revises the essential grammar of Russian covered in the first-year course: declension – the forms and meanings of the grammatical cases; conjugation – formation and government of verbs; verbal aspect; morphology for vocabulary building. This essential grammar is consolidated in context - through conversation practice, listening comprehension and the reading of a variety of authentic texts.  

Objectives

Russian at Stage II aims to equip students with a foundation sufficient to develop further proficiency in the language through subsequent independent use of Russian language sources – print and electronic media, general and specialised literature.

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Availability 2017

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Mark Swift

Reading/Texts

Richard Robin, Golosa: Book Two, 5th ed. RUSSIAN 200 covers the first half of this same textbook-workbook package also used in RUSSIAN 201. Golosa combines a rigorous treatment of grammar with a communicative approach. The course is supported with extensive online audio and video resources

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

RUSSIAN 200: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

RUSSIAN 101 or approval of Academic Head or nominee

Restrictions

RUSSIAN 210. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed


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