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CODE 55888
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/21
LANGUAGE Russian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER Annual
PREREQUISITES
Propedeuticità in uscita
Questo insegnamento è propedeutico per gli insegnamenti:
  • Theories and techniques of interlingual mediation 8741 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • RUSSIAN LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION I 55888 2023
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course starts from the first level (beginners), but uses translation as a method in training bilingual abilities. Lectures and lessons are in Russian. The active participation of all students (including native speakers of Russian) is useful to improve the communications between students and teachers. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide students with two different classes of abilities: A) linguistics A2-B1 abilities in (order of priority): 1) undestanding spoken Russian, 2) using Russian actively in simple conversation, 3) reading simple texts in Russian, 4) writing exercises and shor texts; B) strictly procedural abilities 1) in functionally translating from/to Italian during Russian conversation and self-training, 2) in acquiring the authomatic procedures both in grammar and pragmatics.

TEACHING METHODS

The course aims to trigger procedurality in the way students react to the input in Russian. All teachers speak Russian, but using short functional translation to make students confident with the corrispondence of each L2 context related unit with the well known correspondent L1 unit. The main effort of the team is to provide students with an effective instruction about the time, contents and methodology of self-training, which is a fundamental part of the course.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Basic level (in order) of phonology, syntax, lexicon, prosody, morphology with a prior intereset for pragmatics (context-related acquisition). Final level between A2-B1.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 S.A. Chavronina, A.I. Sirochinskaja "Il russo. Esercizi", Mosca. All editions and is acceptend also the version for speakers of other languages (different from Italian)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LAURA SALMON (President)

ANTONIO CIVARDI

LESSONS

LESSONS START

SECOND SEMESTER, SCHEDULE (start - Feb 2024):

Колтыго О.В. вторник 15-17, 17-19, аудитория В (Поло)

Маклакова Ю.С. четверг 8-10, аудитория A (Поло)

Щербакова А.Ю. пятница 10-12, аудитория G (Поло)

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam is only written (three hours with all the tests together, one exercise for testing treshold level). Otherwise, other kind of assessment will be considered.

The final evaluation is for 12 CFU and, if positive goes from 18 to 30 (if exellent, cum laude). Students with a low evaluation who want to repeat the test can do it if agreed with prof. Salmon

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Starting from the beginning Russian is used directly, developing high comprehention abilities. Methodology is based on data by neuro- and psycholinguistics

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
30/01/2024 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Aula 1, Albergo dei Poveri

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students certified with SLD, disabilities or other special education needs are advised to contact the instructor at the beginning of the course, in order to agree on teaching and exam methods that, in compliance with the course learning outcomes, take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory tools.