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RU4104 Russian Communication Skills

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 10
Planned timetable:To be arranged.

This module aims to give students confidence in communicating in Russian in a range of contexts, both spoken and written. Classes follow a given theme each week, on which are based student debates, role-plays and written work. Particular attention is given to the expression of emotional and attitudinal standpoints with concrete applications to everyday social situations.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for all degrees involving Russian, except Three-Subject degrees

UG Pre-requisite(s):RU4101
UG Anti-requisite(s):RU4102

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:1-hour oral class, 1 surgery hour, 1-hour video class or written work.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 22
  • Guided independent study: 128

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 0%
  • Practical examinations: 60%
  • Coursework: 40%
UG As used by St Andrews:20-minute Oral Examination = 40%, Audio-visual Examination = 20%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:TBC
Module teaching staff: