Spring
Course name Basics of Russian
Course date 25.01.2023 - 12.04.2023
Institution Centria University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 6 ECTS credit

Field 4everyone HUB, Languages and Communication HUB
Teacher Centria UAS / Averko tutor teacher
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Level Bachelor

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Basics of Russian

25.01.2023 - 12.04.2023

Course description

Student is able to communicate orally and in writing in Russian in normal interaction situations both in leisure time and at work. They can read and write using Cyrillic letters.

There is a possibility for students to get familiar with computer writing on a Cyrillic keyboard. Students will learn about modern Russia and get familiar with Russian traditions and culture.

Learning objectives are based on skill level A1-A2 of the Common European Reference Framework for Learning, Teaching, and Evaluating Languages.

The course consists of an Start Module and 8 chapters of learning material. Each learning chapter includes vocabulary, grammar, audio- and video files, exercises and culture information.

The course includes communication of communication situations and vocabulary based on the objectives of Level A1 (beginners). The grammatical structures involved are: • Cyrillic alphabet • intonation • names (first, father’s, and surnames) • greetings • getting acquainted and own presentation • expression of opinion • simple conversations in leisure time and at work.

In this course there are 6 or 7 online meetings. Meetings are always recorded and published for listening. Notice, that you have to take part to meetings at least four times.

Prerequisites

No previous studies demanded.

Assessment criteria

The student completes writing assignments of different types in LMS and oral exercises during the online meetings. The student is also active on discussion forums of the course.

At the end of the course there is Final exam.

Grading scale: 0-5

(1-2)

Less than half compulsory assignments completed and less than 50% other assignments completed Not all compulsory assignments completed and less than 50% of other assignments completed

(3-4)

Compulsory assignments and at least 50% of other assignments are completed

Compulsory assignments and less 75% of other assignments are completed

(5)

Compulsory assignments and at least 75% of other assignments are completed

Course way of working and time table

Each chapter includes the learning material (text, audio and video material), exercises and chapter’s vocabulary. There are return boxes for exercises and assignments in each chapter. Studying a language includes training of different skills, like reading, writing, understanding, speaking, learning words and grammar.

Course includes different exercises and assignments to practise these skills, like handwriting/typing exercises, voice assignments, word and grammar tests.

There are 6 online meetings through Zoom.

Course implementation is 100% online.

6 credits course requires approximately 162 hours of work.

Course info

Learning material and additional links are placed in Itslearning learning environment.

Digital learning environment in Centria and for this course is Itslearning. The student needs a computer and working internet access. Also a headset (with microphone) is required.