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UKR1050 - Ukrainian studies 5

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Andriy Zayarnyuk


Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)


  1. Language: A review of Ukrainian grammar; development of conversation and composition skills using texts on contemporary themes.
  2. Literature, Culture and Society: this part of the course will consider selected topics on 19th and 20th century Ukraine. Secondary literature and selected texts of the period will be studied. The narrower focus of the course will change from year to year.


  • Students who have completed this unit and its continuation, UKR1060, will be expected to demonstrate a knowledge of Ukrainian grammar based on D.S. Struk, Ukrainian for Undergraduates;
  • Students should have acquired an advanced vocabulary relating to selected subjects from everyday life;
  • They should be able to read, write, speak and understand standard Ukrainian correctly at the level of non-technical communication;
  • Students will be expected to have a knowledge of the main developments in modern Ukrainian history, literature and culture, of the representative works from the period, and of the major explanatory frameworks;
  • They should have acquired basic skills in the analysis and interpretation of primary texts, events, and secondary literature.


Written work: 40% (2000 words)
Tests: 30%
Homework: 30%

Contact hours

4 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures and 2 x 1 hour tutorials) per week


VCE/HSC Ukrainian or equivalent



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