RJ_01 Russian for Beginners I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Bc. Lucia Líšková (seminar tutor)
Bc. Veronika Opekarová (seminar tutor)
Bc. Andrea Pokorná (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Markéta Poledníková (seminar tutor)
Bc. et Bc. Pavla Toulová (seminar tutor)
Bc. Barbora Valentová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Anna Caldrová (assistant)
Mgr. Bc. Zbyněk Michálek (assistant)
Mgr. Světlana Michálková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jiří Gazda, CSc.
Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Jiří Gazda, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
RJ_01/01: Mon 14:00–15:40 L35, L. Líšková
RJ_01/02: Mon 12:00–13:40 B2.34, V. Opekarová
RJ_01/03: Tue 12:00–13:40 M22, A. Pokorná
RJ_01/04: Tue 8:00–9:40 D41, P. Toulová
RJ_01/05: Mon 18:00–19:40 G25, B. Valentová
RJ_01/06: Tue 18:00–19:40 L21, V. Opekarová, B. Valentová
RJ_01/07: Tue 10:00–11:40 M21, L. Líšková, A. Pokorná
RJ_01/08: Wed 8:00–9:40 L21, M. Poledníková, P. Toulová
Prerequisites
! NOWANY ( RJ_01Eng Russian for Beginners )
The student must have his/her own student’s book and workbook (in any form).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 176 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 172/176, only registered: 27/176, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/176
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course is aimed on adoption of the basics of this East Slavic language, its written and spoken form. Students should get the idea of phonetics and morphology of Russian language and the ability to communicate in Russian on common topics of everyday life. Students will also learn basic realia about Russia and Russians (history, art, geography). After finishing the course, the student will have A1 level according to CEFR.
Learning outcomes
After finishing the course, the student:
– will gain basic knowledge about Russian language (phonetics and morphology);
– will be able to communicate in Russian on common topics of everyday life (at A1 level);
– will learn basic realia about Russia and Russians (history, art, geography).
Syllabus
  • 1. Vocabulary, topic: greeting, short polite phrases, Russian names of several cities; grammar: the present tense of the verb “to be“, addressing; phonetics: word accent in Russian, intonation, pronunciation of the sound ш; výslovnost hlásek л a лʼ;
  • 2. vocabulary, topic: family members, professions, domestic animals; grammar: possessive pronouns, constructions “I have, you have”, “I like”; phonetics: pronunciation of the sounds я, е, ё, ю, unstressed sounds о, а, е, я;výslovnost hlásek л a лʼ;
  • 3. vocabulary, topic: the names of countries, their habitats and language, short introduction; grammar: verbs жить, говорить, изучать, numerals 15 and 16; phonetics: pronunciation of the sound ж, question intonation.výslovnost hlásek л a лʼ;
  • 4. vocabulary, topic: days of the week, school subjects, timetable; grammar: constructions “I have, you have, he/she has”, numerals 0–20, the verbs писать, записать, написать; phonetics: pronunciation of the sounds ч, щ, pronunciation of the sounds рʼ, лʼ;výslovnost hlásek л a лʼ;
  • 5. revision: phrases and grammar from the lectures 1–4; patronymic, the words of foreign origin;výslovnost hlásek л a лʼ;
  • 6. vocabulary, topic: seasons, months, birthday; grammar: the past tense of the verbs, the dative case of the pronouns он, она, numerals 30–100, the verb подарить; phonetics: pronunciation of the sound ы, pronunciation of the sounds дʼ, тʼ, нʼ;výslovnost hlásek л a лʼ;
  • 7. vocabulary, topic: shops and goods; grammar: construction must/need, the dative case of personal pronouns, the dative case of the selected nouns, ordinal numerals 1–5, the verb купить; phonetics: pronunciation of the sounds л and лʼ;výslovnost hlásek л a лʼ;
  • 8. vocabulary, topic: food and drinks, at a café, prices; grammar: linking numerals with nouns, numerals 200–1000, the verbs взять, быть, пить a есть; phonetics: pronunciation of sounds бʼ, пʼ, мʼ, pronunciation of the words of foreign origin;výslovnost hlásek л a лʼ;
  • 9. vocabulary, topic: words from previous lectures, holidays, transport, sport and leisure time; grammar: the verbs пойти, поехать, the pronouns какой, этот, adjectives; phonetics: revision;výslovnost hlásek л a лʼ;
  • 10. revision: vocabulary, phrases, grammar, phonetics from the lectures 1–9;výslovnost hlásek л a лʼ;
  • 11. revision, additional materials according to students’ needs and interests.
Literature
    required literature
  • ORLOVA, Natalia. Klass! Ruština pro střední školy. Praha: Klett, 2010. 168 pp. ISBN 978-80-7397-032-1. info
    recommended literature
  • Rusko-český ilustrovaný slovník. Translated by Zuzana Pavlová. V Praze: Slovart, 2013. 360 s. ISBN 9788073916848. info
  • MAMONOVA, Julija. 1000 ruských slovíček : ilustrovaný slovník. 1. vyd. Brno: Computer Press, 2010. 136 s. ISBN 9788025126301. info
  • BELYNTSEVA, Olga and Adam JANEK. Učebnik sovremennogo russkogo jazyka. Vydání 1. Brno: Computer Press, 2009. xii, 554. ISBN 9788025124420. info
  • Ruská písanka : ruština. Illustrated by Stanislav Korityák. 3. verze, vyd. 1. Hostinné: [Stanislav Korityák], 2008. [69] s. ISBN 9788025428504. info
  • LEPILOVÁ, Květuše. Rusky na cesty : základní slovní obraty pro dorozumění s cizincem. Vydání první. Brno: Computer Press, 2007. vi, 130. ISBN 9788025115633. info
  • MISTROVÁ, Veronika, Danuše OGANESJANOVÁ and Jelena TREGUBOVÁ. Cvičebnice ruské gramatiky :12000 příkladů s řešením na protější straně. 1. vyd. Praha: Polyglot, 2004. 569 s. ISBN 80-86195-29-5. info
  • MICHLOVÁ, Světlana. Současná ruština pro školu a veřejnost : cvičení gramatická, pravopisná, lexikální : klíč. 1. vyd. Praha: Fortuna, 2003. 142 s. ISBN 8071688851. info
  • KORITYÁKOVÁ, Taťána and Stanislav KORITYÁK. Písanka: ruština pro jazykové a střední školy. Vyd. 1. Brno: Taťána Korityáková, Stanislav Korityák, 2000. 34 pp. info
  • DAVIES, Helen, Blanka TOMÁŠKOVÁ and Hana ŽOFKOVÁ. Obrázkový rusko-český slovník. Illustrated by John Shackell. 1. vyd. Plzeň: Fraus, 1997. 119 s. ISBN 8085784866. info
  • WILKES, Angela. Začínáme s ruštinou. Edited by Roger Priddy - Katarína Gogová, Illustrated by John Shackell. 1. české vyd. Plzeň: Fraus, 1997. 48 s. ISBN 80-85784-94-7. info
  • ČÁRA, Vladimír. Ruská mluvnice pro střední školy. 4. upravené vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1996. 197 s. ISBN 8004248918. info
Teaching methods
The language course in its classical version: work with the student’s book and the workbook, occasional necessary theoretical explanations of the teacher, home tasks, additional materials according to attenders’ needs and interests, videos, audios, online quizzes etc.
Assessment methods
The course is finished by test that verifies the knowledge gained by students; to get credit, it is necessary to have at least 60 % points. To successfully finish the subject, the regular attendance is required—the maximum of two absences, apart from the period of changing in registration.
Language of instruction
Russian
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Kurz cizího jazyka pro neruštináře.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Kurz NENÍ URČEN pro rodilé mluvčí ani pro posluchače rusistických oborů PdF a FF MU. Těmto posluchačům nebude umožněna návštěva ani ukončení kurzu!
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Faculty of Arts as Centre of Excellence in Education: Complex Innovation of Study Programmes and Fields at FF MU with Regard to the Requirements of the Knowledge Economy“ – Reg. No. CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0228, which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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WARNING: Courses of Russian organized by the Department of Slavonic Studies FFMU do not provide minimum of compulsory language competence required by FF MU regulations. For gaining of this competence, there are specified only courses organized by the Centre of Language Education.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2001, Spring 2002, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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