Language Immersion Course Russian 2 (UE)

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Course numberM4.05170.20.144
Course codeRussian2
Curriculum2021
Semester of degree program Semester 2
Mode of delivery Presence- and Telecourse
SPPW4,0
ECTS credits6,0
Language of instruction English

Upon the successful completion of the Language Immersion Course Russian 2, students will acquire the following competencies related to the Russian language:

  • form and understand more complex sentences
  • read and write simple texts
  • understand audio messages
  • talk about food purchases
  • give information about their living conditions (apartment, town)
  • give information about oneself (e.g. personal data, age)
  • make small talk (e.g. about the weather)
  • talk about visits to doctors and the hospital
  • make vacation plans
  • make dialogues at the restaurant

This is a language course for slightly advanced students with basic knowledge of Russian (at CEF level A1-A2). The following language topics will be covered in this module:

  • The construction "u menja est' "
  • Classification of irregular forms in the plural
  • The accusative case in the direct object function
  • Irregular verbs
  • Indicative pronouns "ètot, èta, èto, èti"
  • All regular and irregular endings of the prepositional case in the singular
  • Numbers between 100 and 1 million
  • Verbs that describe a location in space: stojat', ležat', viset'
  • The imperative of the verb
  • The dative case of pronouns with the verb "nravitsja"
  • The dative case for expressing the age
  • Endings of the word "god" after numerals
  • Prepositions with the verb "igrat' "
  • The prepositional case with months
  • The construction "dožd'/sneg idëit' "
  • The instrumental case with seasons
  • Endings of the word "gradus" after numerals
  • The use of adverbs to describe the weather
  • The construction "u menja bolit"
  • Meanings and forms of the verb "bolet' "
  • The predicative "dolžen"
  • Dative case to describe the state
  • The future tense of the verb
  • The prepositional case with means of transport
  • The instrumental case with the preposition "s" in the singular plural
  • The dative case in indirect complement function
Vocabulary:
  • Colors
  • Adjectives for describing people and objects
  • Food and drinks
  • Numbers from 10 to 100
  • Endings of the word "rubl' " after numerals
  • Clothes, shoes, shopping
  • Parts of the house and furniture
  • Transportation
  • Description of the city
  • How to ask and show the way
  • Months and birthday
  • Weather, seasons of the year, nature
  • Body parts, health, going to the doctor
  • Vacation and travel, winter and summer activities
  • Going to a restaurant, the menu, communication with the waiter
Course participants will talk about the following topics:
  • Food and food products
  • ?lothes and footwear
  • My apartment
  • My home town
  • Age
  • Weather
  • Conversation at the hospital
  • Vacation plans and how to organize a trip
  • How to order food in a restaurant

Red Kalinka (ed.). Sistema Kalinka 2. Gijón: Red Kalinka.
Daum, E. & Schenk, W. (1998). Die russischen Verben. Leipzig/Wien: Langenscheidt.
Daum, E. & Schenk, W. (2009). Handwörterbuch Russisch-Deutsch, Deutsch-Russisch. Berlin/Wien: Langenscheidt.
Kohls, S. (1995). Russische Grammatik. Leipzig/Berlin/München: Langenscheidt/Verlag Enzyklopädie.
Černyšov, S. & Černyšova, A. (2019). Pojechali!Stuttgart: Klett Sprachen.

  • Lecture and presentation
  • Group and pair work
  • Role plays
  • Learning games
  • Self-study
  • Homework

Integrated module exam (immanent examination character):

  • Final written exam (60%)
  • Oral exam (30%)
  • Active participation and homework (10%) according to CEFR (understanding, speaking, writing, grammar)