Russian Language 2 (2016/2017)

Course code
4S002921
Name of lecturer
Giovanna Siedina
Coordinator
Giovanna Siedina
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/21 - SLAVIC STUDIES
Language of instruction
Russian
Location
VERONA
Period
II SEMESTRE dal Feb 27, 2017 al Jun 10, 2017.

Lesson timetable

II SEMESTRE
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 1:30 PM - 3:10 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6  
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6  

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, the use of geographical names and of Italian and foreign proper nouns, participles and gerunds, the imperative mood.
Particular attention will be devoted to the verbs of motion with prefixes. During the course Russian texts concerning Russian culture and tourism and commerce will be read, translated, and commented on.

Textbooks (to buy before classes begin):

1. Natalia Nikitina, Corso di russo. Livelli B1-B2, Hoepli Editore, 2016
2. Il russo per l'azienda. Corrispondenza commerciale, documenti legali, dizionario commerciale, Hoepli Editore, 2015.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Natalia Nikitina Corso di russo. Livelli B1-B2 Hoepli Editore 2016
Elisa Cadorin, Irina Kukushkina Il russo per l'azienda. Corrispondenza commerciale, documenti legali, dizionario commerciale Hoepli Editore 2015

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment will be by oral exam for attending students who will have passed the in-course test. For all other students the exam will consist of a written test and an oral part.
Students must demonstrate a knowledge of the topics dealt with during the course.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017