RUSSIAN LANGUAGE 2

First cycle degree in LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURAL COMMUNICATION

Campus: PADOVA

Language: Russian

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: VIVIANA NOSILIA

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 9


Syllabus
Prerequisites: The student must have a full command of the material of the exam Russian Language 1. Only students who passed the exam “Russian Language 1” are allowed to sit for the exam “Russian Language 2”. Level A1 of the CEFR is required.
Examination methods: The exam consists of the following parts:
1) Written examination: 1a) writing a letter; comprehension of a written text; 2a) lexicogrammar test
2) Oral examination: 2a) conversation; 2b) final examination (text-analysis and translation from Russian to Italian, metalinguistic analysis).
Only students who passed part 1 can sit for part two. Part 2a is to be sustained before part 2b.
Students must study 20 pages (80,000 characters) autonomously.
Course unit contents: GRAMMAR TOPICS
Substantives: the genitive plural
Adjectives: full form and short form
Adjectives and adverbs: comparative and superlative forms
Numbers: declension, usage
Verb: imperative mood
Verbs and syntax: participle clauses
Verbs and syntax: gerundive clauses
Verbs and syntax: prefixed verbs of motion
Verbs and syntax: the passive form
Syntax: indirect speech
Syntax: conjunctions что and чтобы
Syntax: hypothetical constructions

Practical skills: reading, listening and comprehension; speaking and writing