Department of European Studies & Modern Languages, Unit Catalogue 2007/08
EU10635 Russian written & spoken language 1 (advanced entry)
| Credits: 12 |
| Academic Year|
|Assessment: CW 50%, EX 25%, OR 25%|
|In taking this unit you cannot take EU10082 or take EU10085|
Aims: To consolidate knowledge of basic grammar, broaden vocabulary and improve aural comprehension. To develop fluency in spoken Russian at the level of everyday conversation.
Students who complete the unit successfully will:
* have improved their command of basic grammatical structures of Russian
* have developed vocabulary in a number of specific areas
* be able to translate intermediate-level texts and produce written Russian to an intermediate standard with the aid of a dictionary
* be able to converse fluently on personal and everyday themes.
Skills in precision and creativity in the use of written and spoken language, effective communication in the target language and translation are taught and assessed in this unit; skills in effective learning, CIT and adaptation to life in the target countries are developed in this unit.
Prose and essay composition; translation into English; grammar revision; conversation.