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RU3301   Advanced Russian Language 1

Academic year(s): 2019-2020

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: TBC

This is a core language module for students of Russian in the first year of the Honours programme. It builds on the work covered in first and second level Russian Language modules, and study abroad for those students who have taken RU3101. The module will include translation from and into Russian, grammar and composition, and weekly oral classes with a native speaker. By the end of the module students are expected to be competent in speaking at a higher intermediate to advanced level on a variety of topics including contemporary issues and Russian culture.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Entry to the honours Russian programme

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2-hour Seminars (10 weeks), 1-hour Practicals (10 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 30

Guided independent study hours: 120

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Written Examination = 50%, Essay = 20%, Oral Examination = 30%

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

Re-assessment: Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator: Mr M Vodopyanov
Module teaching staff: Dr E Finer
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