To improve the level of students’ understanding of a foreign language and to get the students to use the language in an effective manner to succeed in communication in various general topics and daily life situations. To review students’ knowledge of Russian, structure the grammar and enrich active vocabulary. To reach a B2 level according to the CEFR.
Russian Intermediate Level B1 by Lera Umrihina
Russian Intermediate Level B1
Who is the course for?
To improve the level of students’ understanding of a foreign language and to get the students to use the language in an effective manner to succeed in communication in various general topics and daily life situations This course is taught through English by a native Russian Speaker through our Learning Management System that includes online live sessions (40 hrs).
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Get to know classmates and instructor. Introduction of the course. Go over course material and goals. Icebreaker and game in groups. Identifying gaps and problems in Russian vocabulary and grammar.
Revision of level B1. Working with a text. Lexical training. Subordinate clause. Dictation and
Cases: revision. Prepositions of time and place. Game. Working with text: report. Riddles
Quiz. Work in pairs: scene description. Tenses: revision. Working with a map. Analyzing a video. Lexical training.
Opinion polls. Prefixed verbs of motion. Report writing. Game. Presentation. Text: official
Quiz. Game: cases. Listening comprehension. Prepositions. Lexical training. Describing
household. Analyzing a text.
Working with dialogues. Revision: pronouns. Game. Degrees of comparison. Conversation
Quiz. Reading comprehension. Game. Degrees of comparison. Translation practice. Survey and presentation in groups.
Partitive genitive. Dictation. Conversation practice. Game. Quantitive reference and
approximation. Dictation and spelling practice.
Revision: tenses. Reference to place and time. Game: furniture. Writing practice. Analyzing
discourse. Lexical training: adjectives. Diminutives.
Active participles. Conversation practice. Game. Cases: plurals. Reporting an authentic text.
Dialogues in pairs.
Quiz. Imperative. Game: instructions. Analyzing instructions and signatures. Negation.
Conversation practice. Lexical training.
Opinion polls. Adverbs of manner. Imperative. Discourse analysis. Listening comprehension.
Revision: numbers. Game. Song: “Ochi chernye”: listening, spelling out, writing down, reading, translating. Word building. Quantities. Duals.
Modal verbs and expressions. Suggesting course of action. Conversation practice. Listening
comprehension. Revision: indirect speech.
Quiz. Game in groups. Modal expressions. Giving and following instructions. Reflexive verbs.
Lexical training. Role play.
Test: modal verbs. Subjunctive mood. Analyzing complex sentence. Reading comprehension.
Advanced intonation and pronunciation practice. Conditional mood. Game: description. Defining words, expressing purpose. Lexical training.
Quiz. Quantities and comparisons. Statistics and surveys. Work in groups. Scanning text.
Vocabulary test. Revision of grammar. Future tense recap. Presentation. Creative writing.
Formal and informal speech. Lexical training. Game: comprehension. Composing e-mails.
Analyzing authentic text.
Slang. Short adjectives. Poetry analysis. Creative writing practice. Conversation practice.
Presentation. Role play.
Translation practice. Indefinite pronouns and adverbs. Game. Conversation practice. Listening to poetry. Lexical training.
Interpretation practice. Negation. Advanced declination of nouns and pronouns. Telephone
conversation practice. Listening comprehension
Game. Composing requests. Social norms. Lexical training. Dictation. Analyzing authentic text. Expressing opinion.
“To be able”. Questionnaire. Common collocations. Game: riddles. Discourse analyzing.
Questioning a text.
“One another”. Lexical test. Pair work with dialogue. Translation practice. Plans for future.
Wishes and recommendations
Test: comparison, approximation, indefinite words. Poetry presentation. Recap: modal verbs
Quiz. Permitting and forbidding modality. Relative and subordinate clauses. Translation practice. Listening comprehension. Game.
Recap: prepositions and cases. Preparation for essay. Word building. Presentation in groups.
Nominative and Accusative. Game. Collocations. Prefixes. Tongue twisters. Translation practice.
Genitive. Collocations. Game. Suffixes. Word Building. Reading practice.
Dative. Collocations. Prepositions. Word building. Conversation practice. Game
Locative. Collocations. Prepositions. Listening comprehension. Game. Interpretation practice.
Instrumental. Prepositions. Dictation. Report practice. Game. Translation and interpretation
Revision of the course grammar and vocabulary. Lexical training. Presentation in groups. Game.
By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
I can give a presentation about myself, people, books, films, etc.
I can express wishes, needs, likes and dislikes, feelings and emotions.
I can suggest a course of action; I can give recommendations, suggestions, and orders.
I can discuss culture and arts; I can speak about hobbies, leisure activities, daily routines, work and study.
I can write texts and e-mails.
I can comprehend literary texts and poetry.
I can do simple translating and interpreting.
I can distinguish formal and informal speech, slang..
I can define and describe objects and people.
I can reporting the past, present and future plans.
I can discuss recent and upcoming events, news.
I can discuss life and culture in Russia and Russian speaking countries.
I can work with complex authentic typed and handwritten texts.
I can composing invitations, sign postcards and greeting cards, making telephone calls, write e-mails.
I can speak with others, introduce myself, find out about others, express personal opinions and feelings.
I can comprehend information from TV, films, newspapers, radio, internet.