Course detail

Russian for Beginners

FEKT-XJR1Acad. year: 2015/2016

The course is for complete beginners in Russian.
The material is based on developing the communicative competence,especially in listening comprehension and effective reading and writing skills.
Within the course students are also informed about the country,its culture,customs and specifications.
Practising the new material and developing communicative skills is emphasized.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student
-will master the writing system of Russian language:
-will apply the knowledge to be able to read and write in Cyrillic.
-will response adequately to heard and written information.
-will master basic grammar structures and their applying in speaking and writing activities.
-will be able to apply the acquired knowledge in common everyday situations.
General understanding based on reading and listening comprehension.Ability to respond adequately incommon situations, to inform, ask questions, ask for information, be able to order or ban.

Prerequisites

The course is for beginners and false beginners.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

S.Jelínek, L.F.Alexejeva, R.Hříbková, H.Žofková: Raduga po-novomu 1- učebnice ruštiny. Fraus 2007.
Nekolová,Camutailová,Vasiljeva-Lešková:Ruština nejen pro samouky.Leda,Praha 2002
S.Jelínek, L.F.Alexejeva, R.Hříbková, H.Žofková: Raduga po-novomu 1- pracovní sešit. Fraus 2007.
A.Baumgartnerová:Materiály k samostudiu.
Začínáme s ruštinou.A.Wilkes&J.Shackell,Fraus 1997.
Ruská gramatika v kostce.M.Balcar.Leda Praha,1999.
Reálie rusky mluvících zemí.A.Fozikoš,T.Reiterová.Fraus Plzeň,1999.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Teaching methods include language seminars and homework. Students have to actively participate in classes.
Exercises developing communication skills in both oral and written forms.
Applying vocabulary using multimedia,real situation simulations,role play,group work.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit for 1st semester,test and examination at the end of 2nd semester.
Credit is aquired by passing the test based on material in lessons 1 - 12 - 40p.
Examination consists of 1 written test based on material in lessons 1 - 12 - 20p.
2 listening comprehension - 20p.
3 reading comprehension - 20p.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Winter term
Tutorial 1-13
1.introduction to Russian,first steps with the Cyrillic and pronunciation.
2.Practising writing skills in Cyrillic and pronunciation,basic language structures.
3.Lesson 1 -further practising of basic patterns in speaking.
4.Greetings,basic sentence types ,specifications of word stress.
5.Lesson 2-meeting and introducing the others,intonation of questions and affirmative sentences.
6.Telephoning,making a date,specifications of forms of address,basic numerals.
7.Lesson 3-giving personal information,verb conjugation in present tense,forming negative with verbs.
8.Making an invitation,thanking,apologizing; further numerals and the case of nouns coming after numerals.
9.Expressing of enjoyment and wonder;female gender nouns,personal pronouns.
10.Lesson 4-explaining misunderstandings;future tense,further numerals.
11.More personal information;possessive adjectives,shifting stress with verbs.
12.Changing intonation according to the meaning of the sentence;verb conjugation;revision.
13.Semester test.
Summer term
Tutorial 1-13
1.Lesson 5 - my family,invitation(accepting and rejecting);I and II verb conjugation.
2.Giving information about spending leisure time,profession,conjugation of reflexive verbs.
3.Possessive pronouns,reading comprehension,listening.
4.Lesson 6 - occupation.Declension of nouns,ordinal numbers.
5.Spending leisure time,expressing personal impressions;saying the date,pronoun declension.
6.Interests and hobbies,reading comprehension,listening,question intonation.
7.Lesson 7 - enrolling to language course,finding the way round the building;past tense;the polite form of addressing people.
8.Making an appointment,pronoun and noun declension.
9.Asking the way and giving directions,means of transport;verb conjugation,reading comprehension.
10.Lesson 8 - Going shopping;verb conjugation,pronunciation of preposition patterns.
11.Writing an address,a letter,answering the advertisement,verb patterns.
12.Reading comprehension,listening,pronoun declension.
13.General revision

Aims

Acquiring basic skills
-reading comprehension of adapted texts,
-listening comprehension,
-ability to communicate naturally in writing and orally in various common everyday and topic situations.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

75% active tuition attendance.
Fulfilling the tasks.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme AUDIO-J Bachelor's

    branch J-AUD , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme BTBIO-A Bachelor's

    branch A-BTB , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-B Bachelor's

    branch B-AMT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-EST , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-MET , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-SEE , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-TLI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme AUDIO-J Bachelor's

    branch J-AUD , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme BTBIO-A Bachelor's

    branch A-BTB , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-B Bachelor's

    branch B-AMT , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-EST , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-MET , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-SEE , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch B-TLI , 3. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme BTBIO-F Master's

    branch F-BTB , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-BEI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M Master's

    branch M-BEI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M-TIT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-TIT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M Master's

    branch M-KAM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-KAM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EVM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M Master's

    branch M-EVM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M-EST , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-EST , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-MEL , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M Master's

    branch M-MEL , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M-SVE , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-SVE , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EEN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M Master's

    branch M-EEN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme BTBIO-F Master's

    branch F-BTB , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M Master's

    branch M-BEI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-BEI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M Master's

    branch M-TIT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-TIT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-KAM , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M Master's

    branch M-KAM , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M-EVM , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-EVM , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M Master's

    branch M-EST , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-EST , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-MEL , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M Master's

    branch M-MEL , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge
    branch M-SVE , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-SVE , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M Master's

    branch M-EEN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-EEN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, general knowledge

Type of course unit

 

Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer