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RU2100   Intermediate Russian (Summer Course)

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 40

ECTS credits : 20

Level : SCQF Level 8

Semester: Full Year

Planned timetable: 20 hours per week for 8 weeks.

This module is an intensive six-week Russian language and culture course in Russia which brings the student's proficiency in Russian up to a level equivalent to that reached by students passing RU2002 or RU2004 at the appropriate level (Grade 11). Twenty hours of classes per week in conversation, grammar, vocabulary, translation, and Russian cultural background. Students live with families where little if any English is spoken, thus enhancing their immersion in the Russian language. It is available only to students who are unable to take Level 2 Russian modules as part of their sub-Honours course in Semesters 1 and 2 of their second year of study.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass RU1002 or RU1006

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take 1 module from any levels matching ru2

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Lectures and practical classes.

Scheduled learning hours: 160

Guided independent study hours: 240

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 30%, Oral Examination = 20%, Coursework = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 30%
Practical examinations : 20%
Coursework: 50%

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