39975 - Russian Language (Course and Laboratory) II

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SDGs

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Quality education

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

Deepen the linguistic, communicative and intercultural competences.

Develop the skills of oral and written comprehension, oral and written expression according to the TORFL (Test of Russian as a Foreign Language) level A2.

Consolidate the word-study of the political language. Develop the ability to search and elaborate material about the historical, cultural, economic and geo-political aspects of the country.

Consolidate the skills of oral and written comprehension, oral and written expression on the civilization, the culture and the current affairs.

Course contents

Morphology

Declination of the nouns, the adjectives, the pronouns.

Gender and number of the nouns, the adjectives and the pronouns.

Deepen the characteristics of the accusative case with and without preposition.

Deepen the characteristics of the prepositive case with and without preposition.

Characteristics of the genitive case with and without preposition.

Characteristics of the dative case with and without preposition.

Characteristics of the instrumental case with and without preposition.

Notions on the verbal aspects.

Readings/Bibliography

S. A. Chavronina, A. I. Širočenskaya, Il Russo Esercizi, Il Punto editoriale, Roma, 2007 oppure la versione in inglese - Khavronina S. A., Shirochenskaya A. I., Russian in exercises, Russky Yazyk Kursy, 2009. (Caso Genitivo, Caso Dativo, Caso Strumentale; verbi di moto, proposizioni complesse).

- S. Chernyshov, A. Chernyshova, Lets' go! Russian for adults. A course for beginners. Textbook 1.2, Zlatoust, St. Petersburg, 2019.

- S. Berardi – L. Buglakova, KRASKI-A2. Nuova edizione aggiornata. Corso comunicativo multimediale per l'autoapprendimento della lingua russa di livello A2. CD-Rom, CLUEB, Bologna, 2012.

Students will be given articles about actuality and politics taken from the Internet and the most popular newspapers and Russian reviews.

Additional readings:

- Nikitina N., Freda Piredda E., Grammatica d'uso della lingua russa. Teoria ed esercizi. Livello A1, Hoepli, Milano, 2017.

- Il Kovalev, Dizionario russo-italiano italiano-russo di Vladimir Kovalev, Bologna, Zanichelli, 2014 (Quarta edizione).

Teaching methods

The course is articulated in 30 hours of lesson, in which the linguistic competences are mainly developed, and in 40 hours of laboratory activities, that privilege the communicative competences and the reading comprehension of historycal, cultural and political articles.

30 hours of self-learning with multimedia material in the Virtual Learning Environment of the University of Bologna are recommended.

Assessment methods

The students are asked to do a written examination and an oral test.

The written test is to verify the linguistic competences, in particular elements of morphology and word-study, including the ability of written comprehension on political topics.

The oral test is focused on the communicative competences, on the ability of oral expression using articles about actuality and politics taken from the Internet and the most popular newspapers and Russian reviews. In particular, they are asked to do a presentation using one of the texts analized during the lessons.

The students that do not attend lessons are asked to find authentic material in Internet and to prepare a paper to expose during the final oral examination.

Teaching tools

PC - computer – language laboratory with Internet; video projector.

Microsoft Teams.

Office hours

See the website of Simona Berardi