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RU1005   Advanced Elementary Russian Language and Literature 1

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 7

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 4.00 pm plus 1 hour to be arranged.

The module reinforces and builds on the knowledge of grammar and vocabulary acquired at school and tests it through a system of regular translations from and into Russian and short written quizzes. Literary texts are studied in Russian, and two literary essays in English are required. Oral tuition is given in small-group classes with a native language instructor. Please note that this module is not designed for native or heritage speakers of Russian.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Students must have higher russian or its equivalent.

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take RU1001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 language classes, 1 oral class and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 40

Guided independent study hours: 160

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Practical Test = 10%, Coursework = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 40%
Practical examinations : 10%
Coursework: 50%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%