Undergraduate Course: Foundation Russian Language 1 (ELCR07004)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||A course for complete beginners with no previous knowledge of Russian, designed to give beginners a basic, working knowledge of spoken and written Russian.
1. Auditing (Class Only) is not allowed. All students must take all elements of assessment, including the examination.
2. The course has two classes, which run twice a week. You must be able to attend both.
3. Students with previous knowledge of the language are not permitted and may be asked to withdraw from the course.
This course runs both in semester 1.
On successful completion of the course students will be eligible to take Foundation Russian Language 2 (ELCR7003) (20 credits), which follows on from Foundation Russian Language 1.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| A course book, a bilingual dictionary
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2019/20, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 20,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 20,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Coursework 50% (continual assessment of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills)
Degree exam 50% (A two-hour written paper)
All students take all elements of assessment, including the examination.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||2:00|
| Basic knowledge of Russian, development of grammar and oral skills and ability to use them in a wide variety of situations. In addition, the course aims to develop confidence in language learning, understanding and responding to speakers of other languages in appropriate situations.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course is open to all students as a credit bearing course, or over and above their full credit load, as a non credit bearing course.
Auditing this course is not allowed. You must be enrolled as CE (Class and Assessment including centrally arranged exam).
DELC students may only take this course if it over and above their full credit load, as a non credit bearing course.
Visiting students may only take the course for credits.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Students must attend both classes. See Web Timetable.
Classes for this course will appear on students' personalised timetable.
Please note that it is not possible to audit this course.
|Course organiser||Dr Rose France
|Course secretary||Ms Marleen March
Tel: (0131 6)50 6949