ATS1211 - Ukrainian introductory 1 - 2018

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

Ukrainian Studies

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Alessandro Achilli


Dr Alessandro Achilli

Unit guides



  • First semester 2018 (On-campus)


ATS1215, ATS1216


Introduction to Ukrainian for students with little or no knowledge of the language. The unit lays the foundation for the study of the Ukrainian language by enabling the student to acquire practical speaking, comprehension, reading and writing skills. It introduces students to key concepts of Ukrainian culture.


This subject, with its second-semester continuation, ATS1212 Ukrainian Studies 2, is intended for students with no previous knowledge of Ukrainian. On completing these subjects, students should have acquired an elementary Ukrainian vocabulary and knowledge of the basic rules of Ukrainian grammar. Students should be able to read and understand uncomplicated texts, to understand basic dialogue, to conduct a simple conversation and to write simple sentences. They should be familiar with some aspects of Ukrainian culture and some simple texts of Ukrainian literature.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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