Russian B1.2
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Vene keel B1.2
Course title in English
Russian B1.2
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
Acquisition of Russian by means of reading and analysing texts; systematic development of grammar skills; expansion of active and passive vocabulary. Command of Russian at B1 level (Threshold) according to ELP (the Eurpoean language Portfolio).
Brief description of the course
Integrated development of the proficiency of the four language skills (reading, listening, speaking and writing) in accordance with the B1 language level. Expansion of vocabulary on the following topics: classical vs modern art; dance through history; sport; importance of leisure time activities in contemporary society; media: journalism and TV; language and communication.
Independent work: work on texts. Discussions and presenting one’s opinions. Compiling oral summaries of texts. Conveying personal experiences in written form.
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
Ability to grasp the gist of everyday speech or radio and TV programmes;
Comprehension of written texts which include frequently used words and phrases;
Ability to communicate on familiar topics of interest;
Skills of exploiting grammatical structures;
Ability to justify and clarify personal opinions in oral and written form;
Ability to give an overview of topics in the area of specialisation;
Ability to pass an exam on B1 level.
Assessment methods
Written and oral examination
Jelena Raudla
Replacement literature
Õppematerjalid, mis vastavad B1 tasemele. /Study materials appropriate to B1 level.