Development Trends of Russian
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Vene keele arengutendentsid
Course title in English
Development Trends of Russian
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
To create conditions and opportunities for improve of standard Russian, and also for studying of special literature on changes of Russian.
Brief description of the course
The codified Russian. Concept of evolution of language (linguistic and estralingvistic parameters). Language and power. Language and policy. Russian and totalitarian society. Russian in democratic society (a democratic discourse). Advertizing and language. Language and city, popular speech. Relationship of languages and dialects. Russian and mass media. Russian and Russian diaspora.
Independent work
Study of scientific literature and making the report in the form of presentation.
Learning outcomes in the course
- Knows features of development and change of Russian;
- can analyze texts of various types on the basis of the language standard;
- is able to connect various mastered knowledge and skills.
Assessment methods
Written examination
Lektor Inna Adamson
Replacement literature
Zemskaja, E. Russkij jazõk zarubezhja. Moskva.
Kostomarov V. (red.) Sovremennõi russkij literaturnõi jazõk. Moskva. 2003.