Modular Value: 20 credits
Duration: All year
Teaching: Two hours per week
Lecturer: Tanya Lipatova
The module will include practice in listening and watching audiovisual materials from Russian TV and other sources followed by discussion of their content; discussion on academic topics related to research and practice for interviews with Russian academics; practice in making presentations on topics related to research; practice in conducting field interviews – preparation of questions, understanding and responding to replies.
Course Aims to acquire language proficiency adequate for active use in field research and communication with Russian specialists in their fields.
Two assignments each semester (50%)
Oral exam consisting of oral presentation on research and practice interview (50%)
This course is available only to postgraduates who have completed the module: Graduate Ab Initio Russian II (Intermediate) or have a knowledge of Russian equivalent to this.