RUS-90002 - Russian 2
Coordinator: Valeria Karpova-Barber Tel: +44 1782 7 33281
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Level: Level 4
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733960

Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23


Available as a Free Standing Elective





Russian 1 or equivalent

Barred Combinations


Description for 2022/23

This module is designed for those who have completed Russian 1 (or equivalent). It helps to develop further writing, speaking, reading and listening skills in Russian. By successfully completing the module, students should be able to conduct simple short conversations about themselves, their hobbies and skills, homes and immediate surroundings, eating and drinking, and public transport. They should be able to give or obtain information on locations of amenities and travel arrangements.

This module aims to develop further written, reading, speaking and listening skills acquired in Russian 1.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Write short simple sentences about themselves or their activities in Russian: 2
Use simple phrases to describe their own immediate surroundings: 1,2
Understand familiar words and basic phrases concerning their immediate surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly: 1,2
Ask and answer simple questions on very familiar topics: 1
Recognize and act upon cultural differences encountered in everyday situations and demonstrate knowledge of common traditions in the Russian speaking world: 1,2
Recognize simple grammatical structures in Russian and compare them to the English language: 2
Read very simple texts and notices in Russian: 1,2

Study hours

20 hours of synchronous and asynchronous class time
100 hours class preparation and revision and private study
22 hours revision for and completion of written exam
8 hours preparation for and attendance at spoken interaction exam

School Rules

Admission to the module must be confirmed through completion of a language level self-assessment form
Students are only permitted to take one Russian language module per semester.
This module cannot be taken as a Level 3 elective.

Description of Module Assessment

1: Oral Exam weighted 50%
Spoken interaction assessment
A 5-6 minute spoken interaction assessment to test speaking (productive) and listening (receptive) skills. Task may include role play, presentation, question and answer, description and similar. If assessments are organised in pairs or groups individual marks will be awarded to each student and the total time allowed will be 5-6 minutes per student.

2: Exam weighted 50%
1 hour reading/writing exam n
Examination testing writing and reading skills and the command of active and passive vocabulary from the topic areas studied.