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Course detail

Russian Pre-Intermediate

Course unit code: FEKT-LJR2
Academic year: 2017/2018
Type of course unit: general knowledge
Level of course unit: Master's (2nd cycle)
Year of study: 1
Semester: both
Number of ECTS credits:
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.
Course contents (annotation):
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.
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: PaedDr. Alena Baumgartnerová

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