Russian Language 3 (2019/2020)

Course code
4S002935
Name of lecturer
Giorgia Pomarolli
Coordinator
Giorgia Pomarolli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/21 - SLAVIC STUDIES
Language of instruction
Russian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre (Lingue e letterature straniere) dal Feb 17, 2020 al May 30, 2020.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students will be able to:
1. Know the most relevant morpho-syntactic structures of the Russian language, its lexical peculiarity, different linguistic registers, as well as specific terminology for tourism and commerce;
2. Apply the acquired knowledge to the comprehension of long and complex texts, and oral and written communication; apply the acquired knowledge to the translation of different texts;
3. Have acquired the Russian language skills correspondent to CEFR C1 level.

Syllabus

The course consists of the following modules:

1. MORPHO-SYNTAX
1.1. Aspects: formation and use
1.2. Case: use and arguments
1.3. Negative and indefinite pronouns
1.4. The independent clause: impersonal constructions
1.5. The dependent clause: temporal, causal and final clauses; conditional clauses; direct and indirect speech

2. LEXICON AND TRANSLATION


Teaching mode: frontal lessons; e-learning; reading, translation, and analysis of different types of text; particular attention will be given to touristic and commercial texts.
Other materials will be provided during the course.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Cevese C., Dobrovolskaja Ju., Magnanini E. Grammatica russa. Manuale di teoria Hoepli 2018 978-88-203-8543-9 Vanno bene anche le edizioni precedenti (2000 oppure 2006).
Elisa Cadorin, Irina Kukushkina Il russo per l'azienda. Corrispondenza commerciale, documenti legali, dizionario commerciale Hoepli Editore 2015
C. Cevese, Ju. Dobrovol'skaja Sintassi russa. Teoria ed esercizi Hoepli 2004

Assessment methods and criteria

ORAL EXAM

Details about the exam and evaluation criteria are provided on the Moodle page of the course (section: "Подробнее об экзамене").

PREREQUISITES: students can take the exam only if
– they have acquired the С1 language certificate;
– they have passed the exams “Русский язык 2” and “Русская культура и литература 2”.

NB: The programme is the same for attending and non-attending students