Study programmes / B-EPA Economic policy and administration / Russian 2
Course code:SVR2
Course title in language of instruction:Světový jazyk - Ruština 2
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk - Ruština 2
Course title in English:Russian 2
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (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; master; master continuing
Semester:SS 2019/2020 - FBE
Name of lecturer:Mgr. Marina Shchavruk (supervisor)
Prerequisites:Russian 1
Aims of the course:The main subject goal is to acquire and deepen knowledge of all general language competences (reading, writing, speaking and listening).
Course contents:
1.Week 1 (allowance 0/0)
a.The weather
b.Declination of basic numerals
c.The conditional
d.Conditional sentences
e.Verbs ending with -НУТЬ

2.Week 2 (allowance 0/0)
a.Rail transport
b.What time is it?
c.Verbs of movement
d.Peculiarities of masuline nouns in the plural
e.Irregular verbs 8: БЕЖАТЬ

3.Week 3 (allowance 0/0)
a.Women and driving
b.Constructions of type ТРУДНО, ВАЖНО... (IT'S DIFFICULT TO, IT'S IMPORTANT TO...)
c.Declination of personal pronouns
d.Irregular verbs 9: НЕСТИ, ВЕСТИ, УПАСТЬ

4.Week 4 (allowance 0/0)
a.Leisure time
c.Irregular verbs 10: ДАВАТЬ
d.Locative of masculine nouns ending with -У, -Ю (в лесу, на краю)

5.Week 5 (allowance 0/0)
a.Cinema and theatre
b.The Czech construction WAS + infinitive
c.Interrogative and relative pronouns
d.Negative pronouns and adverbs
e.Irregular verbs 11: СНЯТЬ, ЗАНЯТЬ

6.Week 6 (allowance 0/0)
a.Correspondence: letters and the Internet
c.Irregular verbs 12: ОДЕТЬ
d.Indefinite pronouns and adverbs
e.The verb БЫТЬ meaning TO EXIST

7.Week 7 (allowance 0/0)
a.What did/didn't you like in Russia?
b.Revision lesson

8.Week 8 (allowance 0/0)
a.What the stars tell about people
b.Conjunctions И, А, НО
c.Pronouns ВЕСЬ, ВСЯ, ВСЁ, ВСЕ
d.Comparative of adjectives and adverbs

9.Week 9 (allowance 0/0)
a.My curriculum vitae
b.Gender inflection
c.Verbal aspect

10.Week 10 (allowance 0/0)
a.Work and jobs
c.Superlative of adjectives and adverbs
d.Pronouns САМЫЙ and САМ

11.Week 11 (allowance 0/0)
b.Countable nouns
c.Deverbative adjectives in active voice

12.Week 12 (allowance 0/0)
a.Nature and man
b.The passive
c.Deverbative adjectives in passive voice
d.Copular verb ЯВЛЯТЬСЯ

13.Week 13 (allowance 0/0)
a.Today's news
b.Declination of nouns of type АНГЛИЧАНИН
c.Clauses with and indefinite or general subject
e.Need, urgency, necessity

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:In the continuous assessment students have to gain a minimum of 70 points out of a maximum of 100 points to be awarded credit and be admitted to the oral exam. 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. After the credit award students are admitted to the oral exam testing their speaking skills (fluency, accuracy, range of vocabulary, pronunciation). Students have a dictionary at their disposal during the preparation time. The duration of the preparation is 15 minutes. The exam lasts 15 minutes. The minimum to pass is 60% out of the maximum 100%. Students are assigned a final grade A-F. 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
  • NEKOLOVÁ, V. -- CAMUTALIOVÁ, I. -- VASILJEVA-LEŠKOVÁ, A. Ruština nejen pro samouky. 1st ed. Praha: Leda, 2002. 535 p. ISBN 80-85927-96-9.
Recommended reading list
  • BRČÁKOVÁ, D. -- MISTROVÁ, V. -- ARAPOVA, N. Ruská konverzace = Govorite po-russki. 2nd ed. Praha: Leda, 2000. 215 p. ISBN 80-85927-63-2.
  • BALCAR, M. Ruská gramatika v kostce. 1st ed. Praha: Leda, 1999. 125 p. ISBN 80-85927-56-X.
  • MARTINKOVÁ, M. Rusko-český frazeologický slovník. 1st ed. Praha: SPN, 1953. 490 p.
  • Česko-ruský slovník. 1st ed. Praha: SPN, 1958. 1302 p.
  • Česko-ruský slovník I. A - 0. 1st ed. Praha: SPN, 1976. 580 p.
  • Česko-ruský slovník II. P - Ž. 1st ed. Praha: SPN, 1976. 861 p.
  • PAVLOVIČ, A I. Češsko-russkij slovar''. 5th ed. Moskva: Sovetskaja enciklopedija, 1967. 845 p.
  • ŽAŽA, S. -- BAUER, J. -- MRÁZEK, R. Příruční mluvnice ruštiny [pro Čechy]. 3rd ed. Praha: SPN, 1979. 521 p. Jazykové učebnice pro veřejnost.
  • UCHYTIL, V. -- TOMANOVÁ, I. Rusko-český, česko-ruský slovník. 1st ed. Praha: 2000. 435 p. ISBN 80-85637-58-8.
  • ŠROUFKOVÁ, M. -- VENCOVSKÁ, M. -- PLESKÝ, R. Rusko-český, česko-ruský slovník. 1st ed. Leda: Praha, 1998. 979 p. ISBN 80-85927-41-1.
  • HAVRÁNEK, B. Velký rusko-český slovník. Díl I. A-J. 1st ed. Praha: Nakladatelství čs.-sovět.institutu, 1952. 645 p.