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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
Course unit
LEM0014807, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
SU2294, Degree course structure A.Y. 2016/17, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination RUSSIAN LANGUAGE 3
Department of reference Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Russian
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in LINGUE, LETTERATURE E MEDIAZIONE CULTURALE (Ord. 2016)

Teacher in charge VIVIANA NOSILIA L-LIN/21
Other lecturers GIORGIA POMAROLLI 000000000000

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses L-LIN/21 Slavic Studies 9.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 9.0 42 183.0 No turn

Start of activities 30/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2020/21 Reg.2018 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
3 2021 01/10/2020 30/11/2021 NOSILIA VIVIANA (Presidente)
CRIVELLER CLAUDIA (Membro Effettivo)
2 1920 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 POMAROLLI GIORGIA (Presidente)
NOSILIA VIVIANA (Membro Effettivo)

ATTENTION: The syllabus was defined before Coronavirus emergency. For course units of second semester 2019/20 and examinations of next summer session, which will be done online, you must refer to teacher's moodle platform or contact the didactic secretariat for specific indications.
Prerequisites: The student must have a full command of the material of the exam Russian Language 2. Only students who passed the exam “Russian Language 2” are allowed to sit for the exam “Russian Language 3”. Level A2 of the CEFR is required. A good knowledge of Italian language is required.
Target skills and knowledge: The student must develop his/her skills in the comprehension written texts, also through the analysis of original Russian texts and translation from the Russian to the Italian language. Students will also learn theoretic aspects regarding the grammar topics of the course.
Examination methods: The exam consists of the following parts:
1) Written examination
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 2. Part 2a is to be sustained before part 2b.
Students must study 50 pages (100,000 characters) autonomously.
Assessment criteria: Written examination: orthographic and grammatical correctness; appropriateness; fulfilling of every communication task; quality of the translations.
Oral examination: pronunciation; lexical appropriateness; rhythm; intonation; accuracy in translating; metalinguistic knowledge and ability to expose metalinguistic concepts.
Course unit contents: GRAMMAR TOPICS
- Expressions of time and cause.
- Direct and indirect speech;
- The conjunctions что and чтобы;
- Hypothetical constructions;
- Impersonal sentences;
- Negative and indefinite pronouns;
- Verbal aspect.
TRANSLATION TOPICS: text analysis and current topics in translation from Russian to Italian.

Practical skills: reading, listening and comprehension; speaking and writing in order to reach level B1 of the CEFR. Practice in translation from Italian to Russian is also part of the course.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Theoretical lessons: 42 hours (21 held by V. Nosilia and 21 held by G. Pomarolli), only in the first term. Teaching language: Italian.
Practical lessons (in both terms): grammar exercises, exercise in speaking and writing, translation from Italian to Russian.
Additional notes about suggested reading: It is compulsory to subscribe to every Moodle-course used by the teachers and to study all the material uploaded by them.
Books are listed below.
Further bibliography will be given during the course.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • C. Cevese, Ju. Dobrovolskaja, Sintassi russa. Milano: Hoepli, 2005. Obbligatorio per il corso frontale. Cerca nel catalogo
  • C. Cevese, Ju. Dobrovolskaja, E. Magnanini, Grammatica russa, Morfologia. Milano: Hoepli, 2000. Obbligatorio per il corso frontale. Vanno bene sia la nuova edizione, sia quella vecchia. Cerca nel catalogo
  • S. A. Chavronina, A. I. Širočenskaja, Il Russo. Esercizi. Roma: Il Punto Editoriale, 2007. Cerca nel catalogo
  • N. Nikitina, Esercizi di lingua russa. Morfologia: livello avanzato. Con soluzioni. Milano: Hoepli, 2013. Cerca nel catalogo
  • N. Nikitina, Eserciziario di russo con soluzioni. Livelli B1-B2 del Quadro Comune Europeo di Riferimento per le Lingue. Milano: Hoepli, 2016. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Working in group
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

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