UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Sunflower fields, Romania


Romanian Level 2 Lower Intermediate

Course description: Level 2 is for people who completed Level 1 or who have some knowledge of the language acquired through regular visits to the country or through self-study. The course runs over 3 terms. The course will cover the following:

Topics: human body, medical conditions, sports, hobbies, music, simple short stories.

Functions: describing the human body, describing simple symptoms at the doctor, talking about sports, talking about one’s hobbies, acquiring a basic awareness of Romanian music and understanding simple lyrics, reading simple short stories.

Grammar: agreement between nouns and adjectives in different cases, imperfect tense, pluperfect tense, impersonal forms, the conditional, dative reflexive verbs, demonstrative pronouns, basic indefinite pronouns, interrogative and relative pronouns, bipersonal and unipersonal verbs, prepositions and cases, more polite pronouns.