CREDITS 2 (LV) 3 (ECTS) - 30 Contact Hours

The course is intended for students who have acquired the Russian language at the   level A2.
The aim of the course is the development of the communicative competence of students, development of ability to keep up communication in Russian in everyday, sociocultural and educational spheres.
The goals of the course are as follows: improvement of the reading, listening and writing skills (Level B1); correction and improvement of pronunciation; development of vocabulary; acquisition of grammatical patterns of the Russian language. The course acquaints the students with peculiarities of the Russian cultural communicative behaviour.
The content of the course is worked out in accordance with the demands of the EU language politics.
The course consists of topics. Mastering of a topic supposes the prosecution of vocabulary and grammar, acquaintance with texts, audio and video records. The topics of the course give ability to repeat, extend 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.