Graduate Russian Language III - Advanced Oral

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.