Course title in Estonian
Vene keel B1.2
Course title in English
approximate amount of contact lessons
lecturer of 2018/2019 Spring semester
Jelena Raudla (vene keel)
lecturer of 2019/2020 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
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.
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.
Written and oral examination
Раудла, Е. 2001 Русский язык – мой друг и помощник. Ч.1. Учебные материалы для эстонцев, изучающи русский язык; Раудла, Е. 2004 Русский язык – мой друг и помощник. Ч.2. Учебные материалы для эстонцев, изучаюши русский язык; Матвеева, В. 1992 Пособие по развитию навыков устной речи; Фенина,С. 1990 Беседы о русских художниках; Соловьев, В. 2001 Тайны русской души; Метса, А.; Виссак, Х. 1994 Беседы
Õppematerjalid, mis vastavad B1 tasemele. /Study materials appropriate to B1 level.