Course detail

Foreign Language 1 (Russian)

FEKT-HRU1Acad. year: 2018/2019

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

-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.


The course is for beginners and false beginners.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Ruská gramatika v kostce.M.Balcar.Leda Praha,2014. (RU)

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.
Presenting and application of new topics using multimedia, simulation of real situations.
Exercises developing communication skills in both oral and written forms.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Classified credit unit - written form - assessment of material knowledge acquired acording to the course plan:
mark according to the results within 50-100%.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

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. Greetings,basic sentence types ,specifications of word stress.
4.Lesson 2-meeting and introducing the others,intonation of questions and affirmative sentences.
5.Telephoning,making a date,specifications of forms of address,basic numerals.
6.Lesson 3-giving personal information,verb conjugation in present tense,forming negative with verbs.
7.Making an invitation,thanking,apologizing; further numerals and the case of nouns coming after numerals.
8.Lesson 4-explaining misunderstandings;future tense,further numerals.
9.More personal information;possessive adjectives,shifting stress with verbs.
10.Lesson 5 - my family,invitation(accepting and rejecting);I and II verb conjugation.
11.Giving information about spending leisure time,profession,conjugation of reflexive verbs.
12.Possessive pronouns,reading comprehension,listening.Revision.
13.Semester test.


Acquiring basic skills
- reading comprehension,
-listening comprehension
-ability to communicate in writing and orally in common everyday 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 AJEI-H Bachelor's

    branch H-AEI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-CZV lifelong learning

    branch ET-CZV , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge

Type of course unit


Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer