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CODE 61297
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/21
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER Annual
PREREQUISITES
Propedeuticità in ingresso
Per sostenere l'esame di questo insegnamento è necessario aver sostenuto i seguenti esami:
  • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • RUSSIAN LANGUAGE I 55873 2022
  • INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION 10177 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • RUSSIAN LANGUAGE I 55873 2022
Propedeuticità in uscita
Questo insegnamento è propedeutico per gli insegnamenti:
  • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2022/2023)
  • RUSSIAN LANGUAGE III 65225
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course is divided into: a) theoretical course (MT): Prof. Anna Shcherbakova,  Antonio Civardi, Prof. N.Kardanova; b) lectorate (practical language exercises): Prof. Raissa Salakhova, Ioulia Maklakova.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Starting from a theoretical reflection on linguistic phenomena, the course aims to deepen the knowledge of Russian grammar, lexicon and syntax and to consolidate the four language skills (Russian level A2): listening, speaking, reading and writing.

The course is divided into: a) theoretical module, b) grammar, c) understanding and production of written texts, d) understanding and production of the oral speech.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is aimed at consolidating and deepening students' grammatical and lexicon-grammatical knowledge of Russian language, as well as developing the ability of written and oral comprehension (with particular attention to orthoepia) concerning the Russian daily life.

The course aims to create a linguistic and cultural basis necessary to address the topics proposed in the third year of studies (Russian language III) and for professional preparation. At the end of the course the student will be able to:

  1. use Russian morphology and syntax (level A2) and basic vocabulary (level A2).
  2. Produce the speech in Russian (written and oral) by talking about himself and comparing Italian and Russian everyday life (level A2).
  3. Interact in Russian on the topics of daily life in Russia and in Italy.

PREREQUISITES

Russian language level A1 (writing, reading, understanding, speaking).

TEACHING METHODS

The practical course (lettorato) will be held in the first semester and in the second semester. 100 academic hours of Lettorato (50 hours in first semester and 50 hours in second semester) include 60 hours of the first Lettorato + 40 hours of the second Lettorato. The Theoretical course (MT) will be held in the second semester (30 hours).

Attendance is free, but highly recommended.

The classes will be supported by material provided via AulaWeb (course code 55873) and Teams.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Formation of the plural of the noun, adjective, numeral (ordinal) and pronoun. Morphosyntax of the noun (meaning and use of cases with and without prepositions), adjective (classification, declension, long form and short form, degrees of comparison), adverb (degrees of comparison). Verb (verbal aspect, verbs in –sja, verbs of motion with and without prefixes). Numerals (classification and use), pronouns (classification, declension). Syntax: simple clauses, sunordinate caluses, coordination and subordination. Direct and indirect speech.

The program for both attending and non-attending students is the same.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

MT and Lettorato:

S. Chavronina Govorite po-russki  [ISBN] 9785883378361

L.N. Bulgakova, I.V. Zaharenko, V.V. Krasnyh Moi druzja padezi: grammatika v dialogah ISBN 9785883370334

S.A. Chavronina, A.I. Sirochinskaja "Il russo. Esercizi", Mosca, any edition..

MT:

Pul’kina, Il’za Maksimil’janovna, e Zaxava-Nekrasova, Ekaterina Borisovna. Il russo: grammatica pratica con esercizi . 3a ed. Mosca; Genova: Russkij jazyk; Edest, 1991. (or any edition in English or Russian)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ANNA SHCHERBAKOVA (President)

ANTONIO CIVARDI

DARIA FARAFONOVA (President Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

October 2nd, 2023.

Class schedule

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE II

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Students who attend for 9 credits
Theoretical Module (MT): oral exam.
Practical Module (Lettorato): written test. 

Students who attend for 6 credits
Practical Module (Lettorato): written test. 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Theoretical Module (MT): the oral exam is aimed at verifying the student's familiarity with the topics in the syllabus: it includes reading and analysis of a text, with a talk on one of the lexical topics studied during the semester with the use and analysis of the morphosyntactic structures learned in the semester. During the exam students will also be asked to explain in a theretical way the functioning of such structures.

Practical Module (Lettorato): written lexico-grammatical test.

The final exam is comprehensive of both theoretical and lettorato modules. The finale exam grade (for 9 CFU) is calculated with the grade of the MT exam (50% of the finale grade) and the grade of the Lettorato exam (50% of the finale grade).

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
11/06/2024 14:30 GENOVA Scritto
25/06/2024 14:00 GENOVA Orale L'esame, destinato agli studenti dell'a.a. 2023-24, si svolgerà nell'aula C (Polo).
11/07/2024 12:00 GENOVA Orale L'esame, destinato agli studenti dell'a.a. 2023-24, si svolgerà nell'aula 15 (AdP).
24/07/2024 14:00 GENOVA Orale Esame orale (Lingua russa II, modulo teorico), destinato agli studenti dell'anno accademico 2023-24, si svolgerà nell'aula A (Polo).

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.