Russian Language 2 (2016/2017)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S002921
Name of lecturer
Manuel Boschiero
Coordinator
Manuel Boschiero
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Other available courses
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

Learning outcomes

The course aims at improving the knowledge of Russian morphology and its verbal system, with a particular focus on verbal aspect and verbs of motion.

Syllabus

The mains topics of the course will be: verbal prefixation and the concept of aspect, first applied to lexical verbs, and then to verbs of motion.
Other topics: adjective (comparative, superlative, short form); numeral (cardinal and ordinal), expressions of time, participles and gerunds, imperative.

Teaching modality: frontal lessons, exercises, reading, translation, and analysis of literary texts

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES:

Nikitina, N. 2016. Corso di russo. Livelli B1-B2. Milano, Hoepli.
Зализняк, А. А., & Шмелев, А. Д. 2000. Введение в русскую аспектологию. Языки русской культуры.

Further reading materials will be provided during the course.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Nikitina, N. Corso di russo. Livelli B1-B2. Milano, Hoepli. (Edizione 2) Hoepli 2019 978-88-203-8846-1
Зализняк, А. А., & Шмелев Введение в русскую аспектологию (Edizione 2) Языки русской культуры 2000 5-7859-0170-6

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exam aims at assessing the theoretical knowledge acquired by the students during the course, as well as their ability to apply such knowledge to concrete literary text.
The assessment is carried out by an oral examination. The questions will deal with any of the topics mentioned in the program.
During the interview, the student will be asked to read, translate and analyse from a linguistic pint of view the literary texts proposed during the classes.

The assessment will consider the following criteria:
- Content correctness and completeness
- Achievement of adequate analysis abilities
- Clarity in the exposition, arguing ability and knowledge of the subject-specific lexicon.


STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017