RJ1006 Practical Russian Phonetics 1

Faculty of Education
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught partially online.
Mgr. Anastasija Sokolova, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Anastasija Sokolova, Ph.D.
Department of Russian Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Supplier department: Department of Russian Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
RJ1006/Kombi01: Fri 9. 10. 8:00–9:50 učebna 56, Fri 23. 10. 8:00–9:50 učebna 56, Fri 6. 11. 8:00–9:50 učebna 56, Fri 20. 11. 8:00–9:50 učebna 56, Fri 4. 12. 8:00–9:50 učebna 56, Fri 18. 12. 8:00–9:50 učebna 56, A. Sokolova
RJ1006/Prez01: Tue 10:00–11:50 učebna 67, A. Sokolova
RJ1006/Prez02: Mon 14:00–15:50 Ruské centrum, A. Sokolova
Knowledge of the Russian alphabet.
Course Enrolment Limitations
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is a development of the correct Russian pronunciation. Students will make transcription of Russian words, special attention will be paid to the Russian accent (stress) and reduction of the ustressed Russian vowels. Students will learn about the specifics of Russian: hard and soft consonants (15 pairs), pronunciation of vowels in stressed and unstressed syllables, Russian unpaired hard consonants [ж], [ш], [ц] and unpaired soft consonants [чʼ], [j], [шʼ:].
Course to be continued on Practical Russian Phonetics 2 (RJ1007).
Learning outcomes
- know the rules of transcription of Russian words and sentences,
- reduce vowels in unstressed syllables (in compliance with the rules of standard Russian);
- can pronounce Russian unpaired hard and soft consonants,
- distinguish the terms letter and sound.
  • 1. Russian alphabet and system of the Russian sounds: vowels and consonants. Orthographical letters, letters that represent vowels and consonants.
  • 2. Transcription, Standards of the transcription.
  • 3. Stress in Russian. Rhythm.
  • 4. Reduction. Pronunciation of the unstressed vowels.
  • 5. Transcription е, ё, ю, я at the beginning of words, after a vowel, after ь.
  • 6. Voiced assimilation. Transcription and pronunciation of the voiced and unvoiced consonants.
  • 7. Paired hard and soft consonants, their transcription and pronunciation.
  • 8. Transcription and pronunciation of the combination of vowel + letters е, ё, и, ю, я.
  • 9. Transcription and pronunciation of the unpaired hard consonants [ж], [ш], [ц].
  • 10. Transcription and pronunciation of the unpaired soft consonants [чʼ], [j], [шʼ:].
  • 11. Reading of long words, phrases and short sentences.
  • 12. Melody of the Russian language in practice.
    required literature
  • KONEČNÝ, Jakub. Praktická fonetika ruského jazyka pro budoucí učitele. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Pedagogická fakulta, 2015. 169 stran. ISBN 9788072908356. info
    not specified
  • ODINCOVA, Irina Vladimirovna. Russkij jazyk kak inostrannyj. Zvuki, ritmika, intonacija. Moskva: Flinta, 2014. 367 s. ISBN 5-89349-383-4.
  • LJUBIMOVA, Nina Aleksandrovna. Lingvističeskije osnovy obučenija artukuljacii russkich zvukov: postanovka i korrekcija. Moskva: Russkij jazyk. Kursy, 2011. 240 s. ISBN 978-588-3372-499.
  • HOBZOVÁ, Irina. Praktičeskije upražněnija po fonetike russkogo jazyka [online]. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2011. Dostupné z: http://is.muni.cz/do/ped/kat/KRus/fonetika/index.html.
  • KNJAZEV, Sergej Vladimirovič and Jelena Vladimirovna MOISEJEVA. Sovremennyj russkij jazyk : fonetika : učebnoje posobije dlja bakalavriata i magistratury. Moskva: Jurajt, 2016. 329 stran. ISBN 9785991656337. info
  • GVOZDEV, Aleksandr Nikolajevič. Sovremennyj russkij literaturnyj jazyk. Izd. 6., ispravlennoje i dop. Moskva: URSS, 2009. 469 s. ISBN 9785397001915. info
  • KASATKIN, Leonid Leonidovič. Sovremennyj russkij jazyk : fonetika. Moskva: Akademia, 2006. 250 s. ISBN 5769524677. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written test that is included two parts:
1. Transcription of Russian words.
2. Transcription of Russian sentences.
Active participation in seminars, homework.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: v kombinovaném studiu 24 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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