Language Immersion Course Russian 3 (UE)

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Course numberM4.05170.30.234
Course codeRussian3
Curriculum2021
Semester of degree program Semester 3
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 3, students will acquire the following competencies related to the Russian language:

  • form and understand complex texts
  • read and write texts
  • make oneself well understood in everyday situations
  • understand audio and video messages
  • talk about life in the office
  • speak about experiences (e.g. childhood, zoo)
  • talk about cultural life (e.g. theatre, cinema)
  • describe oneself (how do I look like)
  • have conversations about health

This is a language course for slightly advanced students with basic knowledge of Russian (at CEF level A2-B1). The following language topics will be covered in this module:

  • Endings of the genitive case and its use
  • The dative case in the construction "mne nužen"
  • The pronoun "kotoryj" in the nominative case
  • Introduction to the term "verbal aspect"
  • Pronouns with "ni-, "-to and "nibud' " (nikto , kto-to , kto-nibud'
  • The use of "li" and "esli"
  • Generalization of the prepositional case of nouns
  • Personal pronouns in all cases
  • Generalization of the dative case of nouns
  • The verbs "moč' "and "umet' "
  • Introduction to "verbs of motion"
  • Generalization of the accusative case of nouns
  • The use of the verb pairs "ležat' - ložit'sja", "viset' - vešat' " "sidet' - sadit'sja"
  • The degrees of comparison of adjectives and adverbs
  • The constructions are "takoj že, kak" and "tak že, kak"
  • The use of verbs of motion in the present tense
  • The genitive case of adjectives and possessive pronouns
  • The questions "Čej?", "Č'ja?", "Č'ë?", "Č'i?"
  • The possessive pronoun "svoj"
  • The basic use of verbs of motion without prefixes in all tenses
  • The formation and use of short adjectives
  • The instrumental case of adjectives and possessive pronouns
  • Using the instrumental case
Vocabulary:
  • Shopping and talking about goods and prices
  • Work and job duties
  • Vacation (e.g. on a beach)
  • Talking about children and their activities
  • Wild animals and pets
  • The appearance of a person and going to the hairdresser.
  • Description of city streets and public transport
  • The theatre, the actor's work, talking about a play
  • Insects, snakes and spiders (including the habitat of insects)
  • Diseases, taking care of your health, going to the doctor
Course participants will talk about the following topics:
  • Shopping
  • Office life
  • Holidays at the sea
  • My childhood
  • At the zoo / animals
  • Personal description (How do I look like?)
  • Asking for the way and describe directions
  • Cultural interests / at the theatre.
  • Healthy living

Red Kalinka (ed.). Sistema Kalinka 3. Gijón: Red Kalinka.
Daum, E. & Schenk, W. (1998). Die russischen Verben. Leipzig/Wien: Langenscheidt.
Loos, H. (2016). Business: Lehrbuch der russischen Sprache für die Wirtschaft. Eisenstadt: E. Weber Verlag. (Audio CD and DVD with exercises included)
Murawjowa, L. (2001). Verbs of Motion in Russian. Moscow: Izd-vo Russkij jazyk.

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