Course detail

Russian for Beginners

FAST-BYR1Acad. year: 2020/2021

Topics - introducing, greetings, phoning, basic information about myself, nationalities, on a visit, family.
Phonetic and graphic side of language - russian alphabet, accent, intonation, pronunciation, spelling.
Grammar – addressing, numerals, conjugation of verbs, basic paradigms of nouns, personal and possessive pronouns, reflexive verbs, verbal phrases.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will accomplish the aim of the course, which is the mastery of elementary Russian, which means written and spoken Russian alphabet, basic vocabulary and basic grammatical features, then the ability to read, translate and make very simple Russian texts.




Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

JELÍNEK, Stanislav a kol.: Raduga 1 po novomu. Plzeň: Fraus, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7238-659-8.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


Mastery of elementary Russian, which means Russian alphabet in both written and spoken form, basic vocabulary and grammar. The ability of reading, translating and making very simple texts.

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer