32179 - RUSSIAN

Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2017/2018

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

Student is expected to acquire all linguistic skills: speaking, writing, listening and reading comprehension. The course uses communicative method of teaching. It also offers a brief introduction to russian studies. At the end of the class, students - is familiar with the basic grammar structure of russian, - is able to engage in and produce simple oral and written utterances, as well as - is able to analyze and comprehend texts.

Programma/Contenuti

Russian phonetic system: voiceless-voiced consonants, hard and soft consonants, stressed and unstressed vowels.

Formation and use of adverbs.

Name, surname and patronymic. Gender of nouns.

Gender and number of adjectives. The possessive pronouns.

Meanings of the Nominative case: expression of the subject. Interrogative pronouns.

The construction to denote possession.

The use and meanings of the Prepositional case (singular and plural).

Nouns and personal pronouns, adjectives and possessive pronouns in the Prepositional case.

The Prepositional case denoting the place of an action with the prepositions “v” and “na” and the object of speech with the preposition “o”.

The Prepositional case denoting time (centuries, years, months, weeks).

The Prepositional case denoting means of motion.

The use and meanings of the Accusative case (singular and plural) without and with prepositions.

Nouns and personal pronouns, adjectives and possessive pronouns in the Accusative case.

The Accusative case denoting an object acted upon.

The Accusative case with the verbs of motion.

The Accusative denoting time. The Accusative denoting time with the days of the week.

Animate nouns and adjectives.

The use and meanings of the Genitive case (singular and plural) without and with prepositions.

Nouns and personal pronouns, adjectives and possessive pronouns in the Genitive case.

The Genitive case in negative sentences in the present, future and past tenses.

The Genitive with numerals 2,3,4. Combination of quantitative numerals and nouns.

The Genitive denoting times and dates.

The Genitive denoting a place as the point of the beginning of movement, departing from events, taking or moving away from a person or a place as a point of reference, a place connected to a person.

The Genitive denoting final destination of movement, the location of a thing or a person, intention, the purpose of an action, a source of information, absence of something.

Verbs which require the use of the Genitive case after them.

The use and meanings of the Dative case (singular and plural) without and with prepositions.

Nouns and personal pronouns, adjectives and possessive pronouns in the Dative case.

Verbs and other parts of speech requiring forms of the Dative case without prepositions. The Dative denoting a person to whom an action is addressed.

The Dative denoting age.

The Dative in impersonal sentences without prepositions.

The meanings of Dative case with prepositions denoting a person or a thing which is the destination of motion, and a motion along a surface of a location or an object.

The Dative denoting means of communication and a characteristic of an object according to its sphere science or academic subject.

The use and meanings of the Instrumental case (singular and plural) without and with prepositions.

Nouns and personal pronouns, adjectives and possessive pronouns in the Instrumental case.

The Instrumental case with preposition denoting joint action.

Meanings of the Instrumental case without prepositions: denoting instrument or mean to perform an action, exact definition of an action. Verbs requiring the Instrumental case without prepositions. Meanings of the Instrumental case with prepositions, denoting a way an action is performed, the position of a person or a thing, denoting time and the aim of motion.

Forms of congratulations and wishes in the Instrumental case.

The verb. First and second conjugation of the verb, present tense.

The past tense of the verbs.

Transitive and intransitive verbs. Conjugation of the verbs with the particle–sja.

The verbs denoting study.

Some irregular verbs.

Forms of the future tense. Formation of aspectual pairs of verbs.

Verbal aspect: meanings and formation. Meanings of imperfective verbs denoting the name of an action, an action as a process, a recurrent action or simultaneous actions. Meanings of perfective verbs denoting an action completed with a result and a single momentary action.

Imperfective verbs of motion without prefixes in the present, future and past tenses.

Meanings of the prefix po-: beginning of motion, intention to carry out a motion.

Students will be given articles about actuality and politics taken from the Internet (official information and documents from the Web-pages of the Russian President, of the government of Russia, Security Council, Russian Federation administrative bodies) and the most popular newspapers and Russian reviews.

At the end of the course students will be able to develop the linguistic, communicative and intercultural competences. Develop the skills of oral and written comprehension, oral and written expression. 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.

Testi/Bibliografia

- Khavronina S. A., Shirochenskaya A. I., Russian in exercises, Russky Yazyk Kursy, 2009.

- Chernyshov S. I., Poekhali! 1, Zlatoust, St. Petersburg, 2011. (9th edition)

- Berardi S. - Buglakova L., Kraski. Communicative multimedia course for learning Russian – level A1 – self-access program, Clueb, Bologna, 2003. http://alfacert.cliro.unibo.it/moodle/course/view.php?id=7

- Nekrasova E., A Basic Modern Russian Grammar, 1997, ISBN: 5855501191. Free download from web site. http://campus.cib.unibo.it/60487/

Metodi didattici

The course in articulated in 100 hours of frontal lesson, in which the linguistic theorical competences are mainly developed.

Lexical and grammar practice, reading and oral comprehension will be developed with Prof. Berardi Simona (64 hours).

Oral practice and writing skills will be developed with Prof. Buglakova Liudmila (36 hours) and  are an essential part of the teaching and exam programs. 

Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

Students are required to take six mid-term written examinations and an oral test. 

The written exams consist of a grammar test on the topics explained during the lessons, and of a reading comprehension on political, economic or historical topics in the last test. The written exam is a prerequisite to the oral exam.

The oral test is focused on the communicative competences, on the ability of oral expression. Students will be given articles about actuality and politics taken from the Internet and the most popular newspapers and Russian reviews to expose during the final oral examination.

The final grade is the result of the average between the mid-term examinations and the oral exam.

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

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

Link ad altre eventuali informazioni

http://www.torfl.it

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Simona Berardi

Consulta il sito web di Liudmila Buglakova