Graduate Russian Language III - Advanced Oral

School: School of Government and Society
Department of Political Science and International Studies

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.

The optional modules listed on the website for this programme may unfortunately occasionally be subject to change. As you will appreciate key members of staff may leave the University and this necessitates a review of the modules that are offered. Where the module is no longer available we will let you know as soon as we can and help you make other choices.