Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies, Unit Catalogue 2011/12
|Level:||Certificate (FHEQ level 4)|
|Assessment:||CW 50%, EX 50%|
|Supplementary Assessment:||Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)|
|Requisites:||In taking this unit you cannot take PL10635 or take PL10083|
To provide a systematic grounding in the Russian language. To introduce students to the alphabet, the main structures of Russian grammar and basic vocabulary. To develop good pronunciation and intonation.
Students who complete the unit successfully will be able to:
* read and write the Russian cyrillic alphabet;
* have an elementary command of Russian vocabulary and grammar;
* pronounce Russian words correctly and make simple statements accurately.
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.
The Colloquial Russian course with additional use of specially prepared explanatory material, exercises and drills. The Ruslan computer assisted learning package. Practice in pronunciation, intonation, aural comprehension and conversation. Textbook: S. Kay & S. Le Fleming, Colloquial Russian (Routledge: 1997).
PL10082 is Compulsory on the following programmes:Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies
PL10082 is Optional on the following programmes:Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies