Course Details

Russian for Beginners 2

Academic Year 2023/24

VYR002 course is part of 2 study plans

Elective Courses Summer Semester

Elective Courses Winter Semester

Topics - jobs, free time, hobbies, school
Grammar - inflexion of nouns and pronouns, conjugation of verbs, verb forms, reflexive verbs, ordinal numerals, date, past tense, using "vy" when addressing a person

Course Guarantor



Mastery of elementary Russian, which means Russian alphabet in both written and spoken form, basic vocabulary and grammar. The ability of reading, translating and making simple texts.


Student will accomplish the aim of the course, which is the mastery of elementary Russian, which means written and spoken Russian alphabet, basic vocabulary and basic grammatical features, then the ability to read, translate and make simple Russian texts.


Students should accomplish Russian alphabet, basic vocabulary and the following grammar - addressing people, numerals, conjugation of verbs, basic paradigms of nouns, personal and possessive pronouns, reflexive verbs. Students should be able to discuss the following topics - introducing, greetings, phoning, nationalities, on a visit, family.

Language of instruction



2 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


1.Introduction, revision of chapters 1-5 2.Unit 6 - Jobs 3.Unit 6 - Jobs 4.Unit 6 - Jobs 5.Unit 7 - Free time 6.Unit 7 - Free time 7.Unit 7 - Free time 8.Unit 8 - Hobbies 9.Unit 8 - Hobbies 10.Unit 8 - Hobbies 11.(Raduga 2) Unit 1 - School 12.Unit 1 - School 13.Revision, summary, games