Undergraduate Course: Russian Studies 4 Honours Language Paper 2 (ELCR10004)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The development of supplementary language skills.
This course aims to develop the skills needed to process and interpret intermediate to complex Russia- language texts for an English-speaking audience.
It involves practical and reflective exercises involving the interpretation and analysis of Russian source texts and the creation of English language translations and summaries.
The course will encourage development of a high standard of literacy and linguistic and cultural awareness in Russian and English, an awareness of the importance of communicative and analytical strategies for passive language use, specific awareness of the challenges of Russian-English translation, and a critical attitude to machine translation and other online tools.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Entry to Russian hons
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2020/21, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Summative Assessment Hours 5,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
Set Written Assignments: 60%
S1 Translation (250 words): 15%
S1 Text Anaylysis (250 words): 15%
S2 Translation (250 words): 15%
S2 Text Analysis (250 words): 15%
S2 Translation with commentary (1000 words): 40%
|No Exam Information
| The ability to apply linguistic knowledge in additional contexts and use supplementary skills.
|Our reading list is published at this link: http://resourcelists.ed.ac.uk/index.html|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||DELC Russian 4 LP2
|Course organiser||Dr Rose France
|Course secretary||Miss Gillian Paterson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3646