69529 - Bulgarian Language and Culture

Course Unit Page

  • Teacher Alexander Panov

  • Credits 5

  • SSD L-LIN/21

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Bulgarian

  • Campus of Forli

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Intercultural and Linguistic Mediation (cod. 8059)

  • Course Timetable from Sep 30, 2022 to Dec 16, 2022

Academic Year 2022/2023

Course contents


  • The following grammatical constructs will be addressed.
  • Verbal aspect
  • Aorist, perfect, imperfect, plusquamperfect tempos
  • The conditional and renarrative modes
  • Use of prefixes and suffixes in verbs and nouns
  • Outline of syntax
Culture:The student will put into practice the grammatical constructs will face a path of discovery of the Bulgarian culture. Specifically, the texts subject to linguistic analysis will act as a tool to get in touch with 3 main strands:Geography: in this module the geographical context of Bulgaria will be studied in depth, the main characteristics of the major Bulgarian cities and rural areas of the country will be examined, as well as paying attention to the role (including cultural) of some geographical entities such as, by way of example, the Balkan mountain range, the Danube River and the Black Sea;Culture: this trend aims to investigate some of the most significant choreutic, folkloric, artistic, monumental and cinematographic productions of Bulgaria;History and institutions: this last macro-area of study will allow the student to place Bulgaria in a historical perspective, to identify the main institutions that govern the Bulgarian state.


Колева-Златева, Живка. Емилиянова, Боряна. Български език за чужденци. Първа част. Faber, 2019.

Teaching methods

Lectures, exercises and audio and video material

Assessment methods

The final exam includes a written test (lexico-grammatical test) and an oral part on the topics covered during the course (70% of the final grade). Students are required to prepare for lessons by completing their homework (30% of the final grade).

Teaching tools

Video and audio materials, grammar tables.

Office hours

See the website of Alexander Panov