Course details

Russian for Beginners 2

XPC-RU2 FEKT XPC-RU2 Acad. year 2022/2023 Summer semester 3 credits

Current academic year

Course is not open in this year

The material is based on developing the communicative competence, especially in listening comprehension and effective reading and writing skills.
At the beginning,the ability to write in Russian alphabet is practised systematically.
Within the course students are also informed about the country, its culture, customs and specifications. Practising the new material and developing communicative skills is emphasized.


Language of instruction




Time span

  • 26 hrs exercises


Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

-will increase the level of scope,self-confidence,contextuality and fluency of speaking and writing abilities.
-will improve an ability of reading comprehension and producing its content.
-will be able to respond adequately to heard and written information.
-will be able to apply mastered basic grammar structures in speaking and writing communication.
-will apply the acquired skills for communication in common everyday situations.

Learning objectives

Acquiring basic skills - reading comprehension,
listening comprehension,
ability to communicate in writing and orally in common everyday situations.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Beginner knowledge.

Syllabus of seminars

Tutorial 1-13
1-2. Lesson 6 - year seasons,months.Declension of nouns,ordinal numbers. Past tense. Writing.
3-4. Lesson 7 - expressing needs,wishes. Shopping.Ordinal numbers,verb conjugation,nouns.Reading comprehension.
5-7. Lesson 8 - food and drinks. Numbers with nouns. Shopping,pronunciation of preposition patterns.
8-10. Lesson 9 - Summer plans,sports.Verbs,pronouns,adjectives. Reading comprehension,listening,pronoun declension.
11-12. How to say the date, tell the time,ordinal numbers.Reading comprehension,listening.Prepositional expressions,pronouns,noun declination. Around the town,transport,verb conjugation,reading comprehension.
13. Credit test.

Progress assessment

Credit and examination consists of:
1 written test based on material gone over - 40p.
2 listening comprehension - 30p.
3 reading comprehension - 30p.

Teaching methods and criteria

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Teaching methods include language seminars and homework. Students have to actively participate in classes.
Presenting and application of new topics using multimedia, simulation of real situations.
Exercises developing communication skills in both oral and written forms.

Controlled instruction

75% active tuition attendance.
Fulfilling the tasks.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
  • Programme BIT (in English), 2nd year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
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