Russian language advanced conversation & listening (Spring/Fall)

COURSE OUTLINE

1. GENERAL

SCHOOL/ DEPARTMENT:The School of Foreign Languages / Russian Language Department
LEVEL OF STUDY: Undergraduate/ Graduate
COURSE TITLE: Listening Russian Language advanced conversation & listening
SEMESTER OF STUDY: Fall/Spring
LECTURER: Ekaterina Goncharuk, senior lecturer; Olga Li, senior lecturer

Coursework BreakdownTeaching weekly hours                   
ECTS Credits              
Lectures00
Laboratory / workshops722
Total (1 ECTS = 36 hrs.) 722
COURSE DELIVERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS  Yes

2. LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learning Outcomes
The students are expected to be able to engage in oral and written communication in Russian for both daily life and educational communicative contexts (e.g.  expressing opinions and taking a part in a dialogue). The students are presumed to master the conversations about daily routines, social affairs, holidays and travels.  And the reading and writing skills are supposed to qualify the level of upper-intermediate. Furthermore, the students will obtain the knowledge of life in Russia, Russian customs, traditions, and modern cultures.

General Skills

  1. To develop language competence (increase vocabulary, develop and practice speaking, listening and reading skills).
  2. To develop social competence (learn and practice Russian language speech patterns and models in various communicative situations, study Russian culture and Russian etiquette, improving intercultural communication skills, public communications skills and communication in formal and informal situations).

3. COURSE CONTENTS

In class           

Homework           

Hours         

1.

Speaking:  Getting acquainted. Self introduction. About me and about my friends. Meeting people formally and informally. First impression.Listening:
Watching video clips with scenes of getting acquainted (movies «Mamy» («The Moms»), «Yelki» («Firs»), «Chernaya molniya»)

("Black Lightning"). The video clip «Ya s toboy» ("I'm with you").

Speaking:
Preparing a Power Point Presentation "This is me"; preparing to give a formal self introduction .

Listening:
Completing tasks for the video «Ya s toboy»

("I'm with you")  «Zveri» ("Animals").

Speaking: The story of how people get acquainted at the video clip «Ya s toboy» (“I'm with you”), practising dialogues.

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2.

Speaking:
Shopping: entertainment or addiction ? Online shopping.

Listening:
Watching and discussing a fragment of the TV show «Modnyy prigovor» ("Fashion sentence").
Speaking: Text 1, p.35 «Vashe mneniye» (“Your opinion”) ex.2,3,4. Listening:
Assignments for the TV show  «Modnyy prigovor» ("Fashion sentence").

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3.

Speaking: Personal character. Character and profession. Favorable qualities of character.

Listening: watching fragments from the movie «Piter FM», «Ironiya lyubvi» ("The irony of love" ).

Speaking: Text 3, p.90 «Razgovory o zhizni» (“Conversations about life”) ex. 1, 2, 8.

Listening: p. 51 «Yazyk khudozhestvennykh fil'mov» (“The Language of Films”). Watching cartoon «Letuchiy korabl'» (“Flying ship”), preparing tasks. Description of cartoon characters.

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4.

Speaking: Perfect husband and perfect wife. Making a portrait of the perfect partner.

Listening: watching fragments of the movie «O chem govoryat muzhchiny»

(“What men talk about”).

Speaking: Preparing a story “My most unfortunate date”

Listening: completing tasks to the movie  «Lyubov'-morkov'» (“Love-carrot”).

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5.

Speaking: Stereotypes and who needs them. P. 122 «Razgovory o zhizni» (“Conversations about life”) ex.10

Listening: Completing tasks to the video of the song «Do skoroy vstrechi» ("See you soon" ) «Zveri»  ("Animals").

Speaking: Text 6, p. 117 «Razgovory o zhizni»  (“Conversations about life”), ex.1, 3. Story “Stereotypes in my life”

Listening: Completing tasks to the video of the song «Do skoroy vstrechi» ("See you soon" ) «Zveri»  ("Animals").

Prepare for Quiz 1: Getting acquainted. Hobbies. Personal characters. Perfect partner. Stereotypes.

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6.

Quiz 1 (midterm):

Getting acquainted. Hobbies. Character. Perfect partner. Stereotypes.

Speaking: The studying of foreign language.

Listening: watching the movie «Zhara» («The heat»).

Speaking: Preparation of the essay “My experience of foreign language studying”.

Listening: Watching a video and discussing about necessities of foreign language studing at school. Completing tasks.

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7.

Speaking: Problems of higher education. Studying at university.

Listeting: watching a fragment of the movie «V ozhidanii chuda»  ("Waiting for a miracle").

Speaking: preparing one of the topics among “The most unusual profession”, “The most dangerous profession”, “The job of my dreams”.

Listening: assignments to the movie  «Priklyucheniya Shurika. Navazhdeniye» (“The Adventures of Shurik. Obsession’’).

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8.

Speaking: Man and money. The role of money in the modern world.

Listening: watching fragments of the movie "Dukhless".

Speaking: p. 82 «Razgovory o zhizni» (“Talking about life”) Text 2, ex 1,2.

Listening: watching the movie "Dukhless". Completing tasks.

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9.

Speaking: Holidays and gifts. Ideal and not ideal gifts.

Listening:  watching of fragments of the movie «Mamy» (“Moms”, «S novym godom, mamy» (“Happy New Year, Moms”).

Speaking: p. 37 «Vashe mneniye» (“Your opinion”) ex. 1,2,3,4.

Listening: completing tasks to the cartoon  «Den' rozhdeniya Ia» "Birthday Ia").

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10.

Speaking: Education problems.

Listening: watching fragments of the «Vykrutasy» (“Freaks”) movie .

Speaking: p.72 «Vashe mneniye» (“Your opinion”) ex.1,2,3,4.

Listening: completing tasks to the «Vykrutasy» (“Freaks”) movie.

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11.

Speaking: Sport in our life. Sport as a profession. Disable sports.

Listening: watching fragments of the movie «Legenda 17 ("Legend 17"), «Boy s ten'yu»("Fight with the shadow")

Speaking: Text "The Paralympics Games", completing tasks to the text.

Listening: completing tasks to the movie «Legenda 17 ("Legend 17") / «Boy s ten'yu»("Fight with the shadow")

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12.

Speaking: How to stay healthy? Medical care in Russia.

Listening: watching fragments of the TV series «Interny» ("Interns").

Speaking: p. 48. «Vashe mneniye» ("Your opinion") ex.1, 2,3.

Listening: completing tasks to the TV series «Interny» ("Interns")

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13.

Speaking: Human and space. Space tourism.

Listening: completing tasks to the fragment of telecast about space tourism.

Speaking: p.230. «Vashe mneniye» ("Your opinion") ex. 1, 2, 3, 4.

 Listening: completing tasks to the cartoon «Belka i strelka. Zvezdnyye sobaki»  ("Belka and Srelka. Star dogs ") / movie " Gagarin ".

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14.

Speaking: Human and nature. Modern problems of ecology. Attitude towards animals. Ecological funds.

Listening: watching a fragment of the discussion about animals in the field of entertainment.

Speaking: p. 219. Vashe mneniye («Your oppinion ») ex. 1,2,3,4.

Listening: completing tasks to the cartoon «Troye iz Prostokvashino» ("Three of Prostokvashino").

Preparing for Quiz 2 on topics of : Man and money. Profession and career. Holidays and gifts. Parents and children. Sport. Health. Man and space. Human and nature.

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15.

Speaking: Travel and Tourism.

Listening: watching a fragment of the TV show «Orel i reshka» ("Eagle and tails").

Speaking: Preparing of a story about a city in Russia on the recommendation of a teacher.

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16.

Speaking: Relaxing. Vacation. Active and passive recreation.

Listening: watching fragments of the movie «Nyan'ki». ("Nannies").

Quiz 2 (final) Final Project

Speaking: Power Point Presentation “My Perfect Vacation”.

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4. TEACHING  METHODS - ASSESMENT

USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY:

This curriculum includes teaching methods such a collaborating, demonstrating, classroom discussion. This course provides students-centered methods, which helps with a formation of foreign language speaking skills in accordance with the individual characteristics of the student. All classes are facilitated by internet and presentation equipment, so students do assessments by using computers, projectors, boards, and audio speakers. 

5. BIBLIOGRAPHY

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Ekaterina Goncharuk (Ms.)

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Olga Li (Ms.)

Senior lecturer

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