Learning of languages of the region: Russian - level C1
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|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|
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The course objective is to gain language proficiency of a selected Central or Eastern European country and to gain familiarity with the regional culture at the C1 (advanced) language learning level as defined by (The Common Eu-ropean Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, As-sessment: http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/LanguageSelfAssessmentGrid/pl
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 producLanguage learning takes place in a systemic way. Mastering a language as a set of grammatical, syntactic, lexical rules, etc. is accompanied by a linguistic analysis of the very nature of language as a socio-cultural phenomenon. The development of (inter) cultural competences (in line with CEFR and FREPA) plays an important role. Knowledge about the culture of the selected country is also systematically transferred. Therefore, language education takes place in two directions: within general and specialist topics in the field of cultural stud-ies (cultural and cognitive component) and language studies (linguistic com-ponent), both of which are complementary and may overlap in some areas.
Upon completion a student can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts and recognize implicit meanings; s/he can express himself/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions; s/he can 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 (general language): Education and higher education sys-tems; Doctoral studies and studying abroad; Research and scientific develop-ment; 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, un-employment among graduates; Literature (fiction); language of media; Movie and theater; Sport; Health care; Problems of disabled; Civil rights. Discrimina-tion. Basics of economics. Cataclysms and catastrophes. Media.
The course content related to culture (optional, can be extended to topics of interest to the group): Mass and high culture; TV, radio. Art. Artists; Theater. Movie; Museums, galleries. Painting, sculpture; City. Architecture. Travels. Tour-ism. World religions. Music. Literature; Cultural events. Theater, movie, music festivals; concerts. Globalization of culture; traditions. Customs and traditions of other nations; National cuisines. Cultural stereotypes. Recent social and political events. Language (dialectal differences), Customs, Real-world infor-mation, Social and cultural events, Holidays, Multiculturalism, Cultural differ-ences, Cultural preferences. Cuisine etc.
Student workload includes:
Classroom participation – 90 hours (4 ECTS)
Preparing for classes – 45 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.
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 effec-tively various kinds of oral or written discourse in social, academic and profes-sional 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 relat-ing 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 lan-guage, 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 au-tonomy, motivation and responsibility for optimization of the learning process;
4) one has his/her own views and assessments of language and cultural reality.
In keeping with the course goals, the student will acquire skills:
1) knows and understands in an advanced way the comprehensive nature of the language, with particular emphasis on the cultural context of Russia (K1_W09, K2_W09);
2) can search, select, analyse and use the information he needs from vari-ous sources (K1_U01, K2_U01);
3) can communicate through various communication channels and tech-niques, including translation techniques, in Polish and a foreign lan-guage with specialists on cultural, literary, linguistic and historical top-ics related to the countries of the region (K1_U07, K2_U07);
4) 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 phenome-na). Thus, they can present the results of their work in the Group fo-rum (K1_U08, K2_U08);
5) is able to use the Russian language at level C1 according to the Com-mon European Framework of Reference for Languages (K1_U09, K2_U09);
6) can use modern communication and information technologies in his work (K1_U11, K2_U11);
7) is ready to critically evaluate his knowledge, constantly learn and sup-plement the acquired knowledge (K1_K01, K2_K01);
8) is ready to communicate effectively and live in society, including a society that is culturally different from his own, to work in a group, to cope with typical professional situations, to verify his views through substantive (K1_K02, K2_K02).
|Assessment methods and assessment criteria:||
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).
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" (in progress)
Classes in period "Summer semester 2023/24" (future)
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