Russian Beginner 2 (MLT904)
Based on 36 hours of small group interactive seminars and tutorials predominantly delivered in Russian, the unit also comprises 64 hours of monitored private study.
- University credits: 10
- University levels: 1-4
- Pre-requisite: MLT903, or GCSE grade C/D or 3/4, or equivalent CEF A1 proficiency in the language.
- Co-requisite: N/A
- Availability: Students, members of staff, members of the public
- Teaching period: Spring semester (See timetables and course dates)
- Contact times: 3 hours per week over 12 weeks, starting in Week 1 of the semester, and including a two-hour class and a one-hour lab session.
- Group size: Maximum of 23 students per class-group and 10-15 per lab-group.
- Language Co-ordinator: Dr Irina Sadovina
- Module Leader: Dr Tatiana Filosofova
- Pathway: Russian Post-Beginner 1 (Opening in 2023-24)
Assuming successful completion of the corresponding Autumn semester unit for this level (i.e. Beginner 1), a GCSE grade E or 2 in the language or equivalent learning experience at level A1- of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), this unit aims to consolidate a general foundation in the language and culture in order to cope with a range of predictable, everyday communicative situations encountered when interacting at a basic level, orally and in writing, with sympathetic native speakers during, for instance, a brief visit abroad.
Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to:
Material provided by the department.
This module can be validated as part of the following schemes:
- Undergraduate degree
- MLTC Certificate of Attendance or Completion
- Higher Education Achievement Record
- Doctoral Development Programme & Research Training Programme
- Oral Assessment: 50%
- Written examination (in the examination period): 50%
Feedback: In addition to on-going individual and collective feedback during class-activities, learners will receive individual written feedback on the three pieces of assessment above.
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Information last updated: 15 August 2022