Course detail

Russian for Beginners 1

FEKT-XPC-RU1Acad. year: 2022/2023

The course is for complete beginners in Russian.
The material is based on developing the communicative competence,especially in listening comprehension and effective reading and writing skills.
Within the course students are also informed about the country,its culture,customs and specifications.
Practising the new material and developing communicative skills is emphasized.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

-will master the writing system of Russian language:
-will apply the knowledge to be able to read and write in Cyrillic.
-will response adequately to heard and written information.
-will master basic grammar structures and their applying in speaking and writing activities.
-will be able to apply the acquired knowledge in common everyday situations.


The course is for beginners and false beginners.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Teaching methods include language seminars and homework. Students have to actively participate in classes.
Presenting and application of new topics using multimedia, simulation of real situations.
Exercises developing communication skills in both oral and written forms.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Classified credit unit - written form - assessment of material knowledge acquired acording to the course plan:
mark according to the results within 50-100%.

Course curriculum

Tutorial 1-13
1-2. Introduction to Russian,first steps with the Cyrillic and pronunciation.Practising writing skills in Cyrillic and pronunciation,basic language structures.
3-4. Lesson 1 -further practising of basic patterns in speaking. Greetings,basic sentence types ,specifications of word stress. Meeting and introducing,intonation of questions and affirmative sentences.
5-6. Lesoon 2 - family,specifications of forms of address,basic numerals. Intoducing other people,professions,expressing of "I like",possessive adjectives.
7-8. Lesson 3 - giving personal information,verb conjugation in present tense,forming negative with verbs. States and nationalities.
9-10. Lesson 4 - explaining misunderstandings, expressing interest,possession,days of the week,further numerals. Educational systems in RF and CR.
11-12. Lesson 5 - my family,invitation(accepting and rejecting);I and II verb conjugation. Revision.
13.Semester credit test.

Work placements

Not applicable.


Acquiring basic skills
- reading comprehension,
-listening comprehension
-ability to communicate in writing and orally in common everyday situations.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

75% active tuition attendance.
Fulfilling the tasks.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

ORLOVA, Natalia, Marta VÁGNEROVÁ a Miroslava KOŽUŠKOVÁ. Klass! 1: ruština pro střední školy. Praha: Klett, [2018]. ISBN 978-80-7397-255-4. (RU)

Recommended reading

BALCAR, Milan. Ruská gramatika v kostce. Vyd. 2. Voznice: Leda, 2014. ISBN 978-80-7335-379-7. (RU)

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme AJEI-H Bachelor's

    branch H-AEI , any year of study, winter semester, elective

  • Programme BPC-AEI Bachelor's, 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 2. year of study, winter semester, elective

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 2. year of study, winter semester, elective

  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 2. year of study, winter semester, elective

Type of course unit


Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer