L-LIN/21 - 9 CFU - Annual Tuition

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Learning Objectives

The course will be articulated A) in the hours of head-on didactic (54 hours in classroom) with the teacher and lectorate (100 hours); and B) in “Language” and “Linguistics and Translation”. In the first module the student will acquire a few linguistical and fundamental concepts and preliminary study of Russian. In the second it will get started the translation from L2 to L1.

Detailed Course Content


- The Morphological system, the Gender Agreement and the Case Forms of Russian Language

- The Declension of Nouns, Adjectivies, Pronouns in the Singular and Plural

- The System of the Russian Verbs: Perfective and Imperfective Verbs, Reflexive and Modal Verbs, Present, Past and Future Tenses, Non-prefixed Verbs of Motion (use with or without prepositions)

- The Use and Declension of Cardinal and Ordinal Numerals

Linguistics and Translation

- Geopolitical dynamics from Soviet Union to Contemporary Russia (in Russian)

- The History of the Cyrillic Alphabet

- Russian Word-formation

- Russian Lexicology

- History and Developlment of Russian Language

- Russian and Slavic Languages

- Contemporary Russian Culture, Politic and Life (in Russian)

- Translation from L2 (Russian) to L1 (italian): Theory and Practice

Textbook Information


- А.И. Задорина, Сборник упражнений по грамматике русского языка (для иностранцев), выпуск 1, Санкт-Петербург, Златоуст, 2008.

- C. Cevese, Grammatica Russa. Morfologia: teoria ed esercizi, Hoepli Editore, (preferibilmente ultima edizione).

- P. Dusi, P. Gallana, Russo. Grammatica essenziale, Vallardi, (preferibilmente ultima edizione).

- V. Kovalev, Dizionario russo-italiano, italiano-russo, Zanichelli, (preferibilmente ultima edizione).

Linguistics and Translation

- L. Kasatkin, L. Krysin, V. Živov, Il russo, Firenze, La Nuova Italia, 1995.

- Шкатулочка: пособие по чтению для иностранцев, изучающих русский язык (элементарный уровень), под ред. О.Э. Чубаровой, РЯ, 2008.

- По страницам русской истории. Учебное пособие по научному стилю речи для студентов-иностранцев гуманитарных специальностей, Москва, РЯ, 2011.

NB: Other materials will be provided during classes.

Please remember that in compliance with art 171 L22.04.1941, n. 633 and its amendments, it is illegal to copy entire books or journals, only 15% of their content can be copied.

For further information on sanctions and regulations concerning photocopying please refer to the regulations on copyright (Linee Guida sulla Gestione dei Diritti d’Autore) provided by AIDRO - Associazione Italiana per i Diritti di Riproduzione delle opere dell’ingegno (the Italian Association on Copyright).

All the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library.

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