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Sample exercises from the chapter “Teaching Russian Functional Styles and Genres Of The Russsian Literary Language to Students of Near-Native Proficiency Level” by Oksana Prokhvacheva (George Washington University)

Identification exercise: The student is asked to identify the style and genre of a given text citing specific characteristics

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[Yesterday the Gosduma approved in the third reading an amendment to the Russian Criminal Code that extended – until January 1, 2010 – the death penalty moratorium.. The decision to extend the moratorium was closely related to another decision. At the beginning of the session, the deputies delayed until the same date the introduction of jury trials in the Republic of Chechnia].

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[The death penalty does not look like a buttress of moral strength or right, but more like a sign of weakness and lack of confidence. Sometimes it is the result of bitterness in response to a particular situation. It is especially wrong to judge in anger or prejudice. Is there anybody in this country today who would approve s the death penalty decision for the Royal Family including their underage children?.

Identification Exercise:

Using the chart on lexical differences between various styles, the student is asked to identify to which style the identified expression belongs.

In this example, the student must distribute expressions among the following groups - scientific terms, official (administrative) vocabulary, socio-political vocabulary and conversational vocabulary:

(Solar system), (according to the reached agreement), investigation),

(preliminary (the President announced the

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