Russian Language 2 (2020/2021)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Anna Giust
Anna Giust
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
II semestre (Lingue e letterature straniere) dal Feb 15, 2021 al May 29, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

"At the end of the course the student will be able to: 1) have consolidated the general principles of Russian morphology; 2) be able to apply them to the comprehension of written and oral texts about various subjects; 3) demonstrate to have the Russian language skills that correspond to the B2 level of the CEFR..


The course will focus on the following aspects:

1. the concept of “aspectual pairs”: morphlogy and semantics
2. comparative and superlative forms of adjectives and adverbs
3. position verbs
4. numerals: cardinal, ordinal and collective ones
5. how to express “time”
6. participial verb form
7. gerundial verb form
8. imperative verb form
9. dependent clauses
10. Language for Specific Purposes (LSP), applied to commerce and tourism.

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
Cevese C., Dobrovolskaja Ju., Magnanini E. Grammatica russa. Manuale di teoria Hoepli 2018 978-88-203-8543-9
Elisa Cadorin, Irina Kukushkina Il russo per l'azienda. Corrispondenza commerciale, documenti legali, dizionario commerciale Hoepli Editore 2015 978-88-203-6552-3

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment methods will be communicated at the beginning of the course, in order for them to be in line with the current situation in relation to the COVID-19 emergency.