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Learning of languages of the region: Russian - level C1

General data

Course ID: 3224-DNJRRC-90h
Erasmus code / ISCED: (unknown) / (unknown)
Course title: Learning of languages of the region: Russian - level C1
Name in Polish: Nauka języków regionu - rosyjski C
Organizational unit: Department of Central and East European Intercultural Studies
Course groups:
ECTS credit allocation (and other scores): 6.00 Basic information on ECTS credits allocation principles:
  • the annual hourly workload of the student’s work required to achieve the expected learning outcomes for a given stage is 1500-1800h, corresponding to 60 ECTS;
  • the student’s weekly hourly workload is 45 h;
  • 1 ECTS point corresponds to 25-30 hours of student work needed to achieve the assumed learning outcomes;
  • weekly student workload necessary to achieve the assumed learning outcomes allows to obtain 1.5 ECTS;
  • work required to pass the course, which has been assigned 3 ECTS, constitutes 10% of the semester student load.
Language: Russian
Type of course:

foreign languages



Short description:

C1, advanced level, according to A Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment, signifies a target level of language skills acquisition upon completion of a C1 course.

(with particular emphasis on the cultural component)

Full description:

Upon completion a student can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts and recognize implict meanings; s/he can express himself/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions; s/hecan use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes; s/he can produce clear, well-structured, detailed texts on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

The course content: Education and higher education systems; Doctoral studies and studying abroad; Research and scientific development; Job, training, looking for a job; Unemployment and different ways of combating it; Travelling; countries and nationalities; Natural environment and its protection; Animal rights; Problems of youth today: student life, crime, unemployment among graduates; Literature (fiction); language of media; Movie and theater; Sport; Health care; Problems of disabled; Civil rights. Discrimination.

Student workload includes:

Classroom participation – 90 hours (4 ECTS)

Preparing for classes – 90 hours (2 ECTS)


1. К. Рогова, И. Вознесенская, О. Хорохордина, Д. Колесова, „Русский язык для продвинутых, Санкт-Петербург, w 4-ch częściach”, 2016.

2. N. Kowalska, „Praktyczna gramatyka języka rosyjskiego”, Warszawa 2005.

3. Z. Kuca, „Zaawansowany kurs języka rosyjskiego”, Lublin 2018.

Learning outcomes:

A student is practicing without having to fear his/her speech communication on the advanced level:

On completing the course, the student:


1. one has in-depth knowledge of history, geography and culture of a given language area, is capable to relate it to the realities of his/her own country;

2. one has in-depth knowledge of the role and functions of a foreign language both in individual as well social sphere.


1. expresses himself/herself in a precise and comprehensive way, using effectively various kinds of oral or written discourse in social, academic and professional contacts and matters;

2. adopts the style of oral and written discourse to a potential recipient, making an appropriate use of the rules of discourse organization;

3. makes analysis, synthesis and interpretation of information, instructions to perform various tasks, including tests instructions, both heard or read, from a wide range of longer, complex texts on general subjects as well as those relating to his/her subject of studies;

4. participates actively and spontaneously in conversations, discussion and lectures, conducted by native and other users of the language;

5. uses a wide range of vocabulary enabling precise expression of emotions and formulating ideas and opinions on abstract, complex and unfamiliar topics;

6. solves few communication problems independently, consulting dictionaries or asking the speaker to explain details.


1. one is able to collaborate in a group of people, using the target language, effectively defining tasks for oneself and others;

2. one knows learning strategies and understands the need for self-education and lifelong learning;

3. one understands a key role of a learner in the learning process – the autonomy, motivation and responsibility for optimization of the learning process;

4. one has his/her own views and assessments of language and cultural reality.

Concerning the specific learning outcomes after completing the course, the student acquires skills:

1. knows and understands in an advanced way the comprehensive nature of the language, with particular emphasis on the cultural context of Russia.

2. can communicate with professionals in Russian through multiple communication channels as well as random methods, including translation techniques within areas of cultural issues, literary studies, linguistics, as well as historical information about the region countries

3. can prepare written and oral asserting in Russian on selected subjects in the field of cultural theory and the issues of the countries of the region (political, social and economic issues in contexts of cultural phenomena). Thus, they can present the results of their work in the Group forum.

4. able to use the Russian language at level C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

5. can use modern communication and information technologies in his work.

Assessment methods and assessment criteria:

I. The organization of classes:

According to The detailed rules of studies at the Faculty of Applied Linguis-tics (The Resolution No. 114 by the Faculty of Applied Linguistics Board of 19 December, 2017):

1) Attendance at all classes, covered by the plan, shall be compulsory (§ 9 (2)).

2) It is not possible to have a resit if the reason of failing the credit was non-compliance with the requirement to participate in them. In such a case a stu-dent can be conditionally registered in an successive stage of study and can repeat the failed course.

According to the University Foreign Language Teaching System (the Reso-lution No. 119 from 17 June, 2009).

II. Assessment criteria:

The final mark comprises the following elements:

- prepared oral statements, spontaneous statements in classes, or other forms of speech in accordance with the teacher's decision depending on the goals set in a given semester (e.g. dialogue in pairs, short presentation, role-by-play scenar-io) - 25% of the grade,

- results of homeworks, short tests - 25% of the grade,

- final test results - 50% of the grade.

The condition for admission to pass the subject is compulsory attendance ac-cording to the Study Regulations of the Faculty of Applied Linguistics.

It must be taken into account that in order to complete the course successfully a student needs to demonstrate achievements in every the above mentioned cate-gories (a student who receives the 0% in one of the categories, won't complete the course, which means that he/she did not demonstrate any activity in none of them).

Grading system:

99 – 100% - 5 (excellent)

93 - 98% - 5 (very good)

87 - 92% - 4,5 (fairly good)

77 - 86% - 4 (good)

71 - 76% - 3,5 (satisfactory plus)

60 - 70% - 3 (satisfactory)

Classes in period "Winter semester 2023/24" (past)

Time span: 2023-10-01 - 2024-01-28
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Coordinators: Elena Janchuk
Group instructors: Elena Janchuk
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Classes in period "Summer semester 2023/24" (in progress)

Time span: 2024-02-19 - 2024-06-16
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Coordinators: Elena Janchuk
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Classes in period "Winter semester 2024/25" (future)

Time span: 2024-10-01 - 2025-01-26
Selected timetable range:
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Type of class:
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Coordinators: Elena Janchuk
Group instructors: Elena Janchuk
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