95457 - Russian Language and Linguistic Exercises 1 - A

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  • Teacher Simona Berardi

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Foreign Languages and Literature (cod. 0979)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale


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

Quality education

Academic Year 2021/2022

Course contents


Declination of the nouns, the adjectives, the pronouns.
Gender and number of the nouns, the adjectives and the pronouns.
Characteristics of the nominative case.
Characteristics of the prepositive case with and without preposition.
Characteristics of the accusative 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.


I and II conjugation.
Present tense, past tense, future tense (imperfective).

Transitive, intransitive, reflexive verbs.

Notion on the main verbs of motion without prefix.

Notions on the verbal aspects.


Simple statements, interrogative and negative sentences.

The complex sentence: the compound clauses.


- S. Chernyshov, A. Chernyshova, Lets' go! Russian for adults. A course for beginners. Textbook 1 (I semester); Textbook 2 (II semester), Zlatoust, St. Petersburg, 2019.

Students will be given articles and other materials by the teacher in Virtuale.

Teaching methods

The hours of laboratory activities privilege the communicative competences and practical language skills. The tutorial lessons are part of the course and will be part of the exam program.

Assessment methods

The first part of the oral test is in Russian and is dedicated to the skill of speaking on the main topics of everyday life and on issues related to areas developed during the course: students are able to understand and use basic expressions to meet practical elementary needs, introduce themselves and others, ask and answer questions about personal details such as the place where they live in, work or study, provide information about relatives or friends and objects that possess, formulate expressions of greetings, thanks, apologies, express additional time elements. The second part of the oral exam is focused on the linguistics theoretical contents of the course programme.

Teaching tools

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

Microsoft Teams.


Office hours

See the website of Simona Berardi