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UKR3080 - Ukrainian Studies 8

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Marko Pavlyshyn


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Advanced conversation and composition, as well as study of cultural developments in Ukraine from the 1910s to the 1950s, with emphasis on Mykola Khvyl'ovyi and his school.


Students on completing this unit should be able to show that they have acquired the ability to discuss topics of moderate complexity at a near-native level, to write freely with the aid of a dictionary, utilizing a broad range of grammatical constructions, and to translate into Ukrainian texts of moderate difficulty. Students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the main grammatical rules, both morphological and syntactic, governing modern Standard Literary Ukrainian. Students should also have gained an understanding of the development of Ukrainian literature and culture from the 1910s to the 1950s, with emphasis on Mykola Khvyl'ovyi and his school, a detailed knowledge of selected texts, and intermediate skills in literary analysis and criticism.


Examinations (2 hours): 20%
Language weekly homework: 20%
Two 15-minute class papers: 10%
Literature essay (2000 words): 40%
15-minute class paper: 10%

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 2 x 1 hour tutorials) per week