Russian 4: module 1
Time: 19:55 - 21:25
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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What is the course about?
The course aims to give you an opportunity to discuss cultural issues, read extracts from authentic literary sources and discuss general interest topics and Russian cinema. You will increase your fluency and improve your accuracy through revision of essential grammar structures.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
General interest topics (extracts from course books, articles from newspapers and magazines); videos of Russian films; Russian literature and history.
Grammar: Present and past active and passive participles, gerund and any other relevant grammar points.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Learning outcomes will be negotiated with the tutor at the beginning of the course.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have studied Russian for at least 3 years and have a good knowledge of spoken Russian and
grammatical structures. For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see
the languages self-assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide. You will also need
to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of
number for daily activities (e.g using money, telling the time, etc). It is essential that you have knowledge of more
complex grammar terminology.
For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart, using the link at the top of this page. You can also find the chart at the start of the languages section in our course guide. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of number for daily activities (e.g using money, telling the time, etc). It is essential that you have knowledge of more complex grammar terminology.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work,
group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including
presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
This course is based on the tutor's own materials.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Russian 4: module 2. Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.