Course detail

Russian Pre-Intermediate

FEKT-LJR2General knowledgeMaster's (2nd cycle)Acad. year: 2017/2018Both semester1. year of study6  credits

The course builds on the course JR1, or as the case may be,it can be attended by lower-intermediate students. It revises the material of the previous course in close connection with introducing and practising new language phenomena together with development of listening, reading, communicative and writing skills - everything accompanied by all-round increasing of the knowledge level. Basics of working with specialized texts.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

-will increase the level of scope,self-confidence,contextuality and fluency of speaking and writing abilities.
-will acquire an ability to interpret personal opinion and attitude in a discussion and during problem-solving situations.
-will apply the knowledge to free translation skills and abilities of elementary interpreting.
-will increase an ability of specialized-text reading comprehension followed by a text analysis and its interpreting.

Mode of delivery

20 % face-to-face, 80 % distance learning


The subject knowledge on the lower pre-intermediate level is requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Nekolová,Camutailová,Vasiljeva-Lešková:Ruština nejen pro samouky.Leda,Praha 2002
Ruská gramatika v kostce.M.Balcar.Leda Praha 1999
Ruská konverzace.D.Brčáková,V.Mistrová,N.Arapova.Leda Praha 2000

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.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit for 1st semester and written test and examination at the end of 2nd semester.
Credit for 1st semester based on textbook material,lessons 22-28 - 40p.
-written test and examination at the end of 2nd semester:1. written test,lessons 29-35 - 20p.
2. listening comprehension - 20p.
3. reading comprehension - 20p.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Lesson 21-28
1.reunion after some time;dialogues;revision
2.Enquiring and responding,activities during the holidays;reading comprehension;noun declension
3.General topic conversations;verb conjugation
4.Appearance and description;verb put on;reading comprehension,dialogues
5.Filling a form;adjective declension;fiction reading comprehension
6.Clothing,job interview;expressing the date.Technical text
7.Personal characteristics;adjectives,pronouns what and which
8.Expressing the cause,personal opinion;verb patterns different from Czech
9.Reciprocity,necessity,possibility;apologizing;reading and listening comprehension
10.Travelling;date and telling the time;listening comprehension,dialogues
11.Weather in various seasons of the year;adjectives;reading and listening comprehension.Technical text
12.Customs connected with seasons,reading and listening comprehension;revision
13.Semester test

Lesson 29-35
1.travelling by train,geographical and time expressions;the superlative
2.The environment;the verb give;reading comprehension.Technical text
3.Environment protection;numbers 100-1000-1 000 000,adjective declension
4.Accommodation,hotel;expressing necessity,reading and listening comprehension,dialogues
5.Travelling by plane;conditionals,verb conjugation and verb patterns;reading comprehension.Technical text
6.Welcoming a guest,telegram writing;fiction reading comprehension,listening,dialogues
7.Food and drinks;imperative;listening comprehension
8.Shopping for food,eating habits;expressing of purpose;reading and listening comprehension
9.Going to a restaurant;reading and listening comprehension,dialogues.Technical text
10.Lifestyle;verb patterns different from Czech,indefinite pronouns and adverbs
11.Health care;the comparative of adjectives and some adverbs;reading and listening comprehension,dialogues
12.Demonstrative pronouns;reading comprehension,technical text
13.General revision


Developing communicative abilities based on continuous training of listening skills and reading comprehension skills.
Increasing the level of expressing ideas in speaking and writing in a self-confident way.
The basics of specialized language.

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

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit


Language exercise

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer