Russian B2.2
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Vene keel B2.2
Course title in English
Russian B2.2
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
Assessment form
lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
The course includes aspects of Russian for Specific Purposes. Acquisition of Russian by means of reading and analysing texts of the area of students’ specialisation; systematic development of grammar skills; expansion of active and passive vocabulary. Command of Russian at B2 level (Vantage) according to ELP.
Brief description of the course
Integrated development of all four language skills. Extra emphasis on the vocabulary of speciality. Translation skills. Bilingualism. Work on texts chosen in accordance with the students’ specialities. Discussions on topics of speciality. Compiling overviews based on source materials. Principles of compiling a summary of BA thesis. Compiling and making an oral presentation. Principles of writing an argumentative essay.
Independent work
Individual work involves fulfilling home assignments, homereading, work with dictionaries, preparation for individual and group presentations both in oral and written form
Learning outcomes in the course
Comprehension of longer presentations and news items;
Comprehension of currently published articles¸
Ability to express and justify one’s opinions in oral and written form;
Skills of compiling essays, reviews and different types of formal letters;
Ability to compile and make an oral presentation on a chosen topic in the area of specialisation;
Ability to pass an exam on B2 level.
Assessment methods
Written and oral examination
Lektor Grigori Utgof
Replacement literature
Õppematerjalid, mis vastavad B2 tasemele. /Study materials appropriate to B2 level.