Study programmes / B-EPA Economic policy and administration / Russian 1
Course code:SVR1
Course title in language of instruction:Světový jazyk - Ruština 1
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk - Ruština 1
Course title in English:Russian 1
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Russian
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:WS 2019/2020 - FBE
Name of lecturer:Mgr. Marina Shchavruk (supervisor)
Prerequisites:VSTUPNI_TEST (31 , 101) and not Final Bachelor Exam and (Language in Business - English or Language in Business - English) and to study at faculty Personal Finance and not English 1 and not now English 1 and not German 1 and not now German 1 and not Spanish 1 and not now Spanish 1 and not French 1 and not now French 1 and not Italian 1 and not now Italian 1
Aims of the course:The main subject goal is to acquire and deepen knowledge of all general language competences (reading, writing, listening, speaking).
Course contents:
1.Week 1 (allowance 0/2)
a.Phone call. Numerals 1-20, 30, 40 (nominative). Declension of feminine nouns ending in -а/-я in singular. 2nd conjugation (verbs ending in --ить)

2.Week 2 (allowance 0/2)
a.Time and periods of time in Russian. Plurals of nouns in the 3rd, 6th and 7th case. Past tense. The polite form. Formation of надо, нужно + infinitive

3.Week 3 (allowance 0/2)
a.Learning a foreign language. 1st conjugation: verbs ending in --еть. Conjugation of reflexive verbs

4.Week 4 (allowance 0/2)
a.Family. Cardinal numerals 20-199 (nominative). Declension of masculine and neuter nouns in singular.

5.Week 5 (allowance 0/2)
a.Revision. Nationalities. Vocabulary revision. Prepositions

6.Week 6 (allowance 0/2)
a.At the hotel. Irregular verbs мочь, помочь. Declension of adjectives (hard and soft adjectives). Ordinal numerals. Expressing dates. 1st conjugation: verbs ending in --овать, -евать

7.Week 7 (allowance 0/2)
a.Giving directions in the town. 1st conjugation: verbs ending in --нуть. Irregular verbs идти, ехать

8.Week 8 (allowance 0/2)
a.Housing. Declension of feminine nouns ending in a soft consonant. Verbs with an alternate stem consonant

9.Week 9 (allowance 0/2)
a.Food. Irregular verbs хотеть, есть, пить. Declension of nouns ending in -ий, -ия, -ие. Imperative

10.Week 10 (allowance 0/2)
a.Shopping. Irregular verb дать. Infinitive questions. The 1st and the 2nd case of basic noun paradigms in plural. Numerals 200-1000, миллион, миллиард (nominative)

11.Week 11 (allowance 0/2)
a.At the doctor's. Particle ли. Nouns ending in --ж, -ш, -ч, -щ, -ц. Irregular verb принять

12.Week 12 (allowance 0/2)
a.Vocabulary revision. Verbs in the present and in the past tense: summary. Nouns: summary. Verb prefixes and their meanings

13.Revision of lessons (allowance 0/2)
a.revision of key grammatical structures and vocabulary

14.Summary test (allowance 0/2)
a.a summary test testing acquired knowledge of grammar and vocabulary

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work in international context
-communication in second language
-general knowledge

Specific competences:
-Student can ask for and search detailed information in a foreign language and pass the information as well.
-Student can participate in interactions ina foreign language.
-Student can understand intermediate texts written in a foreign language and create them.
-Student can write a letter or an email in a foreign language.
-Student understands intermediate grammatical structures of a foreign language.
-The student masters intermediate vocabulary and phrases in a foreign language.

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:n the continuous assessment students have to gain a minimum of 70 points out of a maximum of 100 points to be awarded credit. In the 5th and 10th week of the term students take a test that has 20 questions. Each test makes a maximum of 20% of the total marks. Students can gain a maximum of 20 points per each test. In the 14th week of the term students take a final credit test consisting of 60 questions in an electronic form. The test makes a maximum of 60% of the total marks. Students can gain up to 60 points at most. Attendance at the seminars is mandatory.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice28 h
     preparation for exam7 h
     preparation for regular assessment14 h
     preparation for regular testing7 h
Total56 h

Basic reading list
  • BELYNTSEVA, O. -- JANEK, A. Učebnice současné ruštiny = Učebnik sovremennogo russkogo jazyka. 1st ed. 554 p. Jazyky. Učebnice. ISBN 978-80-251-2442-0.
Recommended reading list
  • ANTONOVA, V. -- NACHABINA, M. Дорога в Россию: Учебник русского языка (элементарный уровень). Санкт-Петербург: Издательство "Златоуст", 2010. 158 p.
  • ŠELJAKIN, M. Справочник по русской грамматике. Москва: Дрова, 2006. 200 p.
  • GLAZUNOVA, O. Русские числительные в таблицах, комментариях и упражнениях. Санкт-Петербург: Златоуст, 2007. 180 p.
  • MOSKALEVA, A. Вояж по-русски: Интенсивный курс русского языка в виде приключенческого романа. Санкт-Петербург: Златоуст, 2014. 316 p.
  • LANDSMAN, N. Россия день за днем. Выпуск 1. Тексты и упражнения. Санкт-Петербург: Златоуст, 2013. 136 p.
  • AKSENOVA, M. Русский язык по-новому. Москва: Форум, 2010. 408 p.
  • CHAMRAJEVA, J. Давайте познакомимся. Русский язык как иностранный. Москва: Дрофа, 2014. 128 p.
  • ŠALPYKOVA, K. Лексико-грамматический практикум к учебному комплексу "Русский - Экзамен - Туризм. Москва: ВК, 2008. 96 p.
  • METS, N. Трудные аспекты русской грамматики для иностранцев. Санкт-Петербург: Икар, 2010. 256 p.