UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Sunflower fields, Romania


Romanian Level 3 Upper Intermediate

Course description: Level 3 is for people who completed Level 2 or who have sound knowledge of the language acquired through extensive visits to the country or through self-study. The course runs over 3 terms. The course will cover the following:

Topics: humour, geography, important tourism, Romanian customs and habits, introduction to Romanian society and its challenges.

Functions: summarising a text, presenting a short topic, writing letters and emails, expressing agreement and disagreement, apologising.

Grammar: compound nouns, demonstrative article, possessive article, inversions, demonstrative pronouns (colloquial forms), emphatic pronouns, past subjunctive, past conditional, the infinite and its functions, imperative, gerund, supine, passive voice, verbal phrases, sequence of tenses, difficult adverbs, subordinating conjunctions, interjections.