Russian as Foreign 4th level (B2) Part 1– 4 credit points, course code Valo4226

Objectives of the course are to develop and perfect students’ ability to keep up communication in Russian in everyday, sociocultural and educational spheres. The course activates students’ skills in speaking, reading, listening, writing, extends the volume of lexical items, complements knowledge on Russian grammar and perfects skills to use the mastered grammatical structures at expression of different intents, acquaints with actual information about Russia. The course consists of 6 topics. Mastering of a topic supposes the prosecution of vocabulary and grammar, acquaintance with texts, audio and video records. The study of every topic finishes with its discussion. The topics of the course give ability to repeat, fasten and activate studied before, to go back to the difficulties for foreigners at mastering of Russian (use of different cases, use of perfective and imperfective of the Russian verbs, use of verbs of motion, etc). At classes authentic materials are used.

At completion of the course students can understand the unfolded reports on the acquainted subject by eye and by ear, can pretty freely keep up communication in different situations off hand, can take part in discussions, can speak out on the acquainted topic in detail, write the detailed and clear reports.