Russian 1 (CEF A1) (UE)

Course numberM4.05170.10.094
Course codeRus 1
Semester of degree program Semester 1
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits4,0
Language of instruction

Upon the successful completion of Russian 1, students will be able to:

understand and use the Russian alphabet

form and understand simple sentences

read and write simple texts

understand simple audio messages

introduce themselves

give information about their family and extracurricular activities

form basic dialogues at passport and customs control

check into a hotel

make basic telephone enquires

This is a beginner course for students with little or no prior Russian

language knowledge. Therefore the following language topics will be


* alphabet

* phonetics

* intonation

* genus of nouns

* noun

* adjective

* personal and possessive pronouns: nom. sg., gen. sg., acc. sg. and

prep. sg.

* verbs of the 1st and 2nd conjugation

* future tense of the auxiliary verb

* auxiliary verbs "to have" and "not to have"

Course participants will talk about the following topics:

* family and family situation

* work and leisure

In addition, students will also conduct conversations in the following


* greeting and introducing oneself/others

* passport control

* customs control

* enquiries over the telephone

* purchasing and ordering of tickets over the telephone

* hotel

* sightseeing enquiries

Loos, Harald and Anatoli Berditschewski: Projekty - Ein Russischlehrwerk für Beruf und Alltag. Ismaning, Hueber Verlag, 42004.

Lecture and presentation, group work, pair work, role plays, learning games, blended learning, homework

Written exam (50%), oral exam (40%), active participation and homework (10%) according to CEFR (understanding, speaking, writing, grammar)