Russian 4 (A2/A2+, B1, A2+, B1+)

Reading comprehension: understanding simple instructions: recipes, short operating manuals etc., comprehensive and detailed understanding of simply composed, generally informative texts, newspapers and magazines, adverts. Work environment: understanding letters and other documents e.g. complaints, project reports etc. Understanding a company's historical profile and ist products. Listening comprehension: understanding stories and descriptions of familiar topics. Comprehensive and partly detailed understanding of TV broadcast of familiar subjects, when spoken clearly and without background noise. Work environment: comprehensive understanding of a work-related process. Written production: composing simple and personal letters: travel reports, spare time, plans etc. Composing short and simple texts: descriptions, adverts, stories, biographies and letters. Work environment: composing simple correspondence and emails: thank-you letters, requesting information, making claims, etc., composing simple reports. Oral interaction: conducting conversations on topics such as housing, health, hobbies, work. Expressing thoughts, plans, dreams and desires in familiar situations with simple sentence structures. Work environment: having simple conversations on everyday topics in professional situations. Giving and understanding directions. Oral production: narating experiences and past situations. Expressing opinions and preferences on familiar subjects in simple sentences. Work environment: playing back events in the company, representing a company or giving a brief product presentation. (Example: A2 + / B1)

Mode of delivery

face to face



Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Блюм Тамара, Горелова Елена. Путь к успеху. Русский язык для менеджеров. Учебник и рабочая тетрадь. А2/В1, В1 Бердичевский А., Блюм Т. Тестовый практикум по русскому языку делового общения. Weber, 2011 Калиновская М.М. Тестовый практикум по русскому языку делового общения. Бизнес. Коммерция. Внешнеторговая деятельность. Базовый сертификационный уровень. М., 2012

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Practice class

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment

Prerequisites and co-requisites

preceeding modules 1-2


Degree programme

European Economy & Business Management (Bachelor)



ECTS Credits


Language of instruction




Academic year



4 SS



Learning outcome

On completion of the module Elective Language 3, to which this course is part of, the students, who at semester inception were absolute beginners, should acquire the following levels stipulated by The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): Russian A2+/B1 The students, who at semester inception had previous knowledge of the languages, should acquire the following levels stipulated by The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR): Russian B1/B1+

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