RSn060 Language Practice I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/4/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Taťjana Zaňko (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Polina Zolina, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Polina Zolina, Ph.D.
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
RSn060/01: Tue 12:00–13:40 B2.21, Thu 10:00–11:40 B2.42, T. Zaňko, P. Zolina
RSn060/02: Mon 14:00–15:40 B2.43, Wed 14:00–15:40 D41, T. Zaňko, P. Zolina
Advanced knowledge of general language (Russian, B1).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
It is expected to further develop students’ communicational skills in Russian putting emphasis on removal of obstacles caused by Czech–Russian interference in grammar and vocabulary. Student should be able to understand adapted journalistic and literary texts on certain topics; to discuss and argue on set topics; to independently work with texts using gained knowledge.
Learning outcomes
After finishing the course, the student will be able:
- to understand journalistic and literary texts on discussed topics and authentic recordings in Russian language;
- to independently work with texts on discussed topics using gained knowledge;
- to correctly at high level express his/her own opinion on the certain communicational situation from phonetical, lexical and grammar point of view, using new vocabulary both in oral and written forms;
- to discuss and argue on covered topics in Russian.
  • 1. Parents and children or generation problems.
  • 2. How to be a good speaker: speak culture and rhetoric in practice.
  • 3. Social problems of modernity.
  • 4. Netiquette or rules and principles of behaviour in the internet world.
  • 5. Work and employment: choosing the future employment, request for vacancy, competition—how to succeed.
  • 6. Informal Russian, slang.
  • 7. Culture in modern men’s life.
  • 8. Books. Children literature.
  • 9. Newspapers and art: media, television (advantages and disadvantages).
  • 10. Advertisement, manipulation, promotion.
  • 11. Discoveries of science and technology and their influence on modern men.
  • 12. Psychology and character of a man.
    recommended literature
  • BRČÁKOVÁ, Dagmar, Natalia ARAPOVA and Veronika MISTROVÁ. Govorite po-russki : ruská konverzace. 2., upravené a rozšířen. Voznice: Leda, 2014. 216 stran. ISBN 9788073351397. info
  • HORVÁTOVÁ, Marie. Ruská konverzace. Vydání I. Praha: Ekopress, 2004. 255 stran. ISBN 8086119823. info
  • ŽOFKOVÁ, Hana. Česko-ruská konverzace. Vyd. 1. Voznice: LEDA, 2003. 407 s. ISBN 8073350203. info
    not specified
  • EIBENOVÁ, Klaudia, Mojmír VAVREČKA and Irena EIBENOVÁ. Hry ve výuce ruštiny : jazykové hry, hádanky k rozvoji řeči, dramatizace pohádek, tematické slovníčky : A1-B2. 1. vyd. Brno: Edika, 2013. 188 s. ISBN 9788026603658. info
Teaching methods
Conversational exercises, discussions, group projects, oral and video presentations, regular homework and submission of essays.
Assessment methods
Regular active seminar participation, two absences are allowed.
Group projects.
Final project.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.

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