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CODE 55873
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/21
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER Annual
PREREQUISITES
Propedeuticità in uscita
Questo insegnamento è propedeutico per gli insegnamenti:
  • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2024/2025)
  • RUSSIAN FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES 65246
  • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2024/2025)
  • RUSSIAN LANGUAGE II 61297
  • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • RUSSIAN FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES 65246
  • Modern languages and cultures 8740 (coorte 2023/2024)
  • RUSSIAN LANGUAGE II 61297
  • INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION 10177 (coorte 2024/2025)
  • RUSSIAN LANGUAGE II 61297
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The Russian Language Course I LCM (SSD: L-LIN / 21; code: 55873; CFU: 9/8/6)  The course is divided into Theoretical Module (taught by prof. Anna Shcherbakova) and two practical modules: grammar (taught by prof. Ioulia Maklakova) and conversation  (taught by prof. Olga Koltyga).

The course introduces the basic morphosyntax, as well as the acquisition of an A1 level active and passive lexicon. It is aimed at complete beginners, students who have already dealt with the topics in question, as well as Russian native speakers interested in strengthening the theoretical knowledge of their mother tongue.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

Starting from a theoretical reflection on linguistic phenomena, the course aims to create and deepen the knowledge of Russian grammar, lexicon and syntax and to create the four language skills (Russian level A1): listening, speaking, reading and writing.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The first phase in the acquisition of Russian: introduction to phonology, morphology (declination and conjugation), simple syntax and vocabulary appropriate to the elementary level.

PREREQUISITES

Solid scholastic proficiency in the grammar, syntax, and logical analysis of the native language, and related terminology is desirable. Prompt recovery of any gaps that may arise in this sense during learning is strongly recommended

TEACHING METHODS

The lessons of the theoretical module will take place in the first semester (3 hours a week), while the practical classes will be held throughout the year (5 hours a week). Attendance is free but strongly recommended.

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

The theoretical module, in addition to lectures, assumes group work, as well as monitoring the work of attending students.

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will focus on the development of both active and passive abilities in Russian.

For all students (6/9 credits), attending and non-attending, Italian-speaking and Russian-speaking.

Russian phonetics and phonology. Writing in Russian and use of Cyrillic keyboard. Noun (gender, number, meaning and use of cases). Adjective (classification, declension). Numeral (classification). Pronoun (classification, declension). Verb (tense, mode,  verbal regency, verbs in –ся, basic verbs of motion without prefixes).

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

MT and Lectorate:

 

S.A. Chavronina, A.I. Sirochinskaja The Russian. Exercises, any edition.

I. Pul’kina, E.Zachava-Nekrasova The Russian. Practice grammar with exercises, any edition

T. Esmantova Russkij jazyk: 5 elementov : Ucebnik + CD MP3. Uroven' A1 (elementarnyi)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

3/10/2023

See link from EASYACADEMY   .https://easyacademy.unige.it/portalestudenti/index.php?view=easycourse&form-type=attivita&include=attivita&anno=2023&attivita%5b%5d=EC55873&attivita%5b%5d=ECMUT558731174624&attivita%5b%5d=ECMUT558731174557&attivita%5b%5d=ECMUT558731175304&attivita%5b%5d=ECMUT558731175412&attivita%5b%5d=EC55873_7154641&attivita%5b%5d=EC558737080681&attivita%5b%5d=EC558737080682

 

Class schedule

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE I

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam takes place in written form (theoretical module), in differentiated tests (the readings can be, at the discretion of the teacher, oral or written). Each also tries to verify procedural skills, therefore automated skills also at the oral level. The test of the Theoretical Module consists of exercises of a level (lexical and morpho-syntactic) not higher than that practiced during the course. The test can be held in three different sessions (summer, autumn and winter), by first registering online for the chosen exam.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The final exam is comprehensive of both theoretical and lettorato modules. The finale exam grade is calculated with the grade of the MT exam (34% of the finale grade) and the grade of the Lettorato exam (66% of the finale grade).
MT: the oral exam  aims to verify the acquisition of knowledge of Russian language (level A1) and to apply it in the proposed context. Includes reading and analysis of a text and presentation and analysis of a text on one of the topics proposed in the course.

Lettorato: written text. 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Russian-speaking students are free not to attend practical modules lessons. Conversely, they are warmly invited to attend the theoretical module, in order to acquire the relative specific terminology, as well as the main practical knowledge of the organization of Russian language teaching for Italian beginners.

All students are invited to observe from the beginning the indications relating to self-training that must be carried out with frequency and continuity throughout the academic year.

NB: Students with SLD, disability, or other special educational needs certification are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam methods that, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take into account the modalities learning opportunities and provide suitable compensatory tools.