10 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: Russian short stories by A. Platonov, K. Paustovsky, Ch. Aitmatov, V. Tokareva and other contemporary Russian writers. Content-based comprehension classes will assist you to comprehend the text, to learn key vocabulary and phrases, to express content of the text in your own words, to give your own interpretations, to speak and write about the characters and plot of the stories.

Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study,
Assessment: Formal Exam

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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK