Russian II (2014/2015)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S00878
Name of lecturer
Giovanna Siedina
Coordinator
Giovanna Siedina
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-LIN/21 - SLAVIC STUDIES
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre dal Feb 23, 2015 al May 30, 2015.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  
Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.6  

Learning outcomes

Reinforcement of Russian morphology and development of linguistic reflection on specific morphological and syntactical topics that present particular difficulties for Italian learners (as the verbal aspect and the verbs of motion).

Syllabus

The following topics will be dealt with (with detailed explanation and exercise) during the course: the adjective (comparative and superlative), the short forms of adjectives, the numerals (cardinal and ordinal), the expression of time, participles and gerunds, the imperative mood.
Particular attention will be devoted to the verbal aspect and to the verbs of motion. During the course texts concerning Russian literature and culture will be read, translated, and commented on.

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment will be by oral exam. Students must demonstrate a knowledge of the topics dealt with during the course.