LAN200207 TEST

Please select an input the information below into Word. Read the ENTIRE DOCUMENT ONCE THROUGH FIRST BEFORE YOU BEGIN WRITING. Ask questions if you have them before you begin. You have 2 hours, plus 1 hour extra if needed. Calm down! You know these things. Take your time when writing.  

LAN200207 Test

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This test is worth 15% of your final grade and is divided into three parts worth equal percentage points. Part A "Conjugations and Sentence Structure" is worth 5%; Part B Identifications are worth 5% and Part C an essay is worth 5% for a total of 3 parts x 5% per part = 15%

This test has been typed using a Times New Roman size 12 font. Please use this font when writing up your answers to the test. If you use another font, you will lose marks. Where appropriate, please double space your answers.

Part A - Conjugations and Sentence Structure

Please conjugate fully the following verbs.

In the Kitchen

To slice - prorezati

To chop - odsjeci

To steam - opariti/obariti

To steam - kuhati (meaning 2; as in to cook )

To broil - peci (na zaru)

To bake - ispeci

To boil - prokuhati

Housework and Repair

To fold - saviti

To scrub - ribati

To polish - uglancati

To tighten - stegnuti

To wipe - obrisati

To hang - objesiti

To sweep (with a broom) ocistiti (metlom)

Construct a simple sentence using the following personal pronouns. Please be certain to translate your sentences from Bosnian into English:

Ja (je)sam = I am/I did

-Ja nisam = I am not/ I did not

-Ja hocu = I will

-Ja necu = I will not (won t)

-Ja mogu = I can/could

-Ja nemogu = I cannot/ could not

Ja znam = I know

-Ja neznam = I do not know

Construct a simple sentence using the following personal pronouns. Please be certain to translate your sentences from Bosnian into English:

-Ti smijes = You can

-Ti nesmijes = You cannot

-Ti znas = You know

-Ti neznas = You do not know

-Ti trebam = You should (need to)

-Ti netrebas = You should not (I do not need to)

-Ti moras = You have to

            -Ti ne moras = You do not have to

Provide a clear definition of "Us" and "Them" as discussed in lecture, as related to our core region(s) of focus.

Part B - Identifications

Identify and give the full historical significance for 10 out of the following 20 terms as discussed in lecture.

Janissaries (1804)

1812 Treaty of Bucharest

Dositej Obradovic

Bulgarian Struggle to rid Hellenistic Influence


Lyudmila Zhivkova

Simeon SaxeCoburg-Gotha

Slobodan Milosevic

IMARO Internal Macedonian Adrianople Revolutionary Organization

The Balkan Wars 1912-1913

Aleksandar Stomboliyski

Woodrow Wilson’s 14 points

Prince William of Wied

Serbia/Russia/Habsburg Connections

Bulgarian Agrarian National Union

Agrokomerc Scandals

Urbanization after WWII

Macedonian Nationalist Movement

Ahmed Zogolli

Greek National Movement

Part C - Essay

Please answer one of the following two questions in at least 1 to at most 2 pages paying particular attention to keywords within each of the questions and key themes as covered in the course. Please use proper academic language and tone. Double space your answer.

1. Considering the urbano-rural relations between the nature of and definition of what it meant to be "modern" in the Balkans, write an essay which focusses on the gender-specific relationships and roles within these seemingly different communities with specific examples from lecture themes. Fundamentally speaking you can approach this topic in a broad way where in which you are free to discuss issues pertaining to clothing, gender roles and the like. Consider the definition of the term urbano-rural relationship in your answer.

2. Discuss the nature, themes, target audience and influences of the music of either Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia or Croatia. What are some of the similiarities and differences that we can see between these countries? What part of the history of these nations can we see as having a unique influence or influences on these nations?

Bonus Question: Fill in the blank. Communism in the Former Yugoslavia did not give women the b_________ n_____________ that other women in non-Communist regimes took advantage of. (2 words)