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Russian as a Foreign Language

Outline of the course        RUSSIAN AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE 
                                            First certification level, CEFR/В-1,
                                            General language competency, TRFL-1

Duration                          
  October 2 - July 8

Number of hours:              688 contact hours
(1672 hours of workload in total) 

Pre-requisites:                  
none

Course goals                     
Bring students to level B1of language proficiency that enables them to enter a full degree program at a Russian university



Course material (by module)

Module 1 (weeks 1-8, 256 contact hours)

#

Material covered

Total number of hours

Contact hours 

Homework

1

2

3

5

      6

1

Phonetics

66

32

34

2

Intonation

44

22

22

3

Pronouns. Grammatical gender of nouns

68

34

34

4

Verb (type 1)

62

30

32

5

Questions. Complex sentences

73

34

        39

6

Numbers

56

24

32

7

Adjectives

58

26

32

8

Verbs (different types), verbal aspect

84

34

50

9

Adverbs

40

20

20

 

Total number of hours:

551

256

295


Module 2 (weeks 9-16, 256 contact hours)

#

Material covered

Total number of hours

Contact hours 

Homework

1

Nouns: gender in different constructions

76

30

46

2

Modal verbs and constructions with them

52

26

26

3

Complex sentences with different structure

58

26

32

4

Etiquette Phrases

31

16

15

5

Declension of nouns, adjectives, pronouns; basic functions of different grammatical genders

106

50

       56

6

Pronoun svoj 

30

14

16

7

Complex sentences, impersonal sentences

78

38

40

8

Verbs of motion

78

38

40

9

Direct and inderect speech

42

18

24

 

Total number of hours:

551

256

295


 Module 3 (weeks 17-24, 112 contact hours)

#

Material covered

Total number of hours

Contact hours 

Homework

1

Active and passive mode of verbs

38

20

18

2

Participles, present and past tense

40

16

24

3

Forms of participles, short participles

37

 12

25

4

Comparative and superlative degrees (adjectives and adverbs)

46

14

32

5

Attributive relationships in simple and complex sentences

42

14

28

6

Non-prefixed verbs of motion

44

14

30

7

Prefixed verbs of motions (group 1)

62

 22

40

 

Total number of hours:

309

 112

197


Module 4 (weeks 25-32, 90 contact hours)

#

Material covered

Total number of hours

Contact hours 

Homework

1

Prefixed verbs of motions (group 21). Metaphorical meanings of verbs of motion

33

8

25

2

Spatial relationships in simple and complex sentences

33

8

25

3

Numbers. Participles. Expressions of measurements and degrees.

33

8

25

4

Temporal relationships in simple and complex sentences

33

8

25

5

Attributive relationships in simple and complex sentences

33

8

25

6

Conditional relationships in simple and complex sentences

32

8

24

7

Goal relationships in simple and complex sentences

32

8

24

8

Concessive relationships in simple and complex sentences

32

 8

24

 

Total number of hours:

261

64

197

 

Grading scale

100 – 85 percent  = excellent 

84 – 71 percent  = good 

70 – 51 percent = satisfactory 

50 – 0 percent = unsatisfactory 

 

Required textbooks

1. Антонова В.Е., Нахабина М.М., Сафронова М.В., Толстых А.А. Дорога в Россию. Учебник русского языка (элементарный уровень). – М.: ЦМО МГУ им. М.В. Ломоносова. – СПб.: Златоуст, 2015. – 344 с.

2. Антонова В.Е., Нахабина М.М., Сафронова М.В., Толстых А.А. Дорога в Россию. Учебник русского языка (базовый уровень). – М.: ЦМО МГУ им. М.В. Ломоносова. – СПб.: Златоуст, 2015. – 256 с.

3. Антонова В.Е., Нахабина М.М., Сафронова М.В., Толстых А.А. Дорога в Россию. Учебник русского языка (первый уровень): в 2 т. – М.: ЦМО МГУ им. М.В. Ломоносова. – СПб.: Златоуст, 2015. 


 

 
 

 

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