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Business Russian Communication: Part 1

16 June - 31 December 2022 г.
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  • English

    course language

  • 4 weeks

    course duration

  • от 4 до 6 часов в неделю

    needed to educate

  • 2 credit points

    for credit at your university

About

Russian is considered to be one of the most difficult languages in the world, and many learners struggle to master its grammar and pronunciation. This course is aimed at those who wants to work in Russia, do business with Russian partners or study on business-related majors in Russian. 
In three units of this intensive course learners are going to find out how to introduce yourself and your company to business partners and potential clients, how to tell about your work and sphere of business, how to maintain small talk and tell about your hobbies and preferences in an informal setting.
The course introduces such grammar topics as the use of Accusative, Instrumental and Prepositional case, verbs with suffixes -ова- and -ева-, formation of Past Tense, the use of words уже and ещё, reflexive verbs and their use. Learners can practice their skills and test themselves in Grammar quiz section.
The course provides extensive vocabulary with more than 300 new words and conversational phrases which learners can use in their everyday communication on professional or informal topics.
Each unit of the course contains dialogues, which are extremely useful for those who wants to listen to original Russian speech and get used to the pace and intonations of Russian language. Scripts, audio and exercises are provided for all dialogues of the course.
In the end of the course learner will have a chance to use the material leant and assess their progress while preparing the Final Assignment.
This course is aimed at those who already achieved A2-A2+ level in Russian.

Format

Online course

Course program

Unit 1. Introducing Yourself and Your Company

Unit 2. Spheres of Business

Unit 3. Informal Communication: Hobbies, Preferences

Final Assignment

Education results

Upon completion of this course learners will achieve the following objectives:

1.1 To revise the use of Instrumental case (professions)

1.2 To learn the names of the most common professions

1.3 To learn how to use verbs with suffixes -ова- and -ева- in Present Tense

1.4 To learn the formation of Past Tense

1.5 To learn how to use words уже and ещё

2.1 To learn how to use nouns in the Accusative and Prepositional case in the context of motion

2.2 To learn the vocabulary related to spheres of business

2.3 To learn the use of prepositions в and на with nouns in the Accusative and Prepositional case

3.1 To learn the vocabulary related to hobbies and interests

3.2 To learn the construction with Dative case and words нравится, кажется

3.3 To learn the construction with Dative case and words нужно, надо, можно, нельзя

3.4 To learn the use of reflexive verbs

4.1 To practice oral presentation and assess learner's speaking skills

4.2 To use vocabulary, speech models and grammar constructions of the course in monological speech

Formed competencies

The course is aimed at the formation of general learning competencies for Bachelor’s and Specialists’ programs, as well as other competencies included in the education program.

Education directions

Kotane Lyudmila


Position: Author of Business Russian Communication Courses and Teaching Materials

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