Russian for Pre-Intermediate Students (exam)
Academic Year 2022/23
VYR050 course is part of 2 study plans
BPC-VP Summer Semester 1st year
BPC-VP Winter Semester 1st year
Subjects VYR001, VYR002, VYR003 and VYR004 are offered to students to gain the required knowledge and skills. Students need to know the contents of new Raduga 1-3 books. The exam is divided into 2 parts. The written part tests the knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, then the reading, listening and writing skills; the speaking part of the exam examines the ability to talk shortly on the topics discussed in the above mentioned subjects and to answer the questions. The exam lasts 2 hours.
Topics for the speaking part of the exam (students will be examined individually, the speaking part lasts 10-15 min.):
3. Free time
4. Films, music, sport
5. School, lessons
6. City, means of transport
7. Shopping, shops
8. Holidays, travelling
11. Character, personality adjectives
12. Weather, seasons
This exam is at A2+ level according to CEFR (Common European Frame of Reference). It is tested if students have knowledge of basic level Russian wordstock, basic grammatical rules and if they are able to communicate in basic everyday situations.
The aim of this exam is for students to show that their level of knowledge of Russian is such that they are able, both in a spoken and written way, to use basic vocabulary and grammar in basic everyday situations. The level of knowledge should be A2+ according to CEFR (Common European Frame of Reference).
In order to prepare for this exam, optional subjects VYR001, VYR002, VYR003 and VYR004 are offered by the Department of Languages at FCE (the courses are opened if there are enough registered students, though). In these courses the students will be able to gain knowledge and skills required for the exam.
In order to be prepared for the exam, students should master grammar and vocabulary of new Raduga 1-3 books. Their language skills (reading, listening, writing and speaking) should be on the pre-intermediate level.
Grammar: numerals, conjugation of verbs, reflexive verbs, infinitive, inflection of nouns, adjectives and pronouns, inanimate and animate nouns, indeclinable nouns, prepositional phrases, date, past tense, using "vy" when addressing a person, substantivized adjectives, proximity
Vocabulary: introducing, phoning, nationalities, on a visit, family, jobs, free time, hobbies, school, orientation in the city, means of transport, shopping, Moscow and Petersburg, Prague, meeting friends, appearance, human body, clothes, character, seasons, weather
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Forms and criteria of assessment
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
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