Институт Иностранных ЯзыковРоссийского Университета Дружбы Народов

1-semester module - 116 hours
Tuition fee -  71 400 rubles
This programme is intended for all categories of people, regardless of age, without presenting requirements for the education level, who wish to acquire skills in the study of Russian as a foreign language.

The educational aim of the programme is mastery by foreign students of the Russian language system for communication in a Russian language environment.

Training objectives
1. In reading - development of skills for reading of informational and publicist, social and cultural or social texts for learning, briefing and abstract goals;
2. In writing - mastery of basic types of written speech in scientific and official business styles;
3. In listening - development of linguistic, communicative and sociocultural competences in spoken, publicist and scientific styles of speech helping adequate perception of information close to that of native speakers;
4. In speaking - development of a level of sociolinguistic, communicative and discursive competences predetermining the optimal use of linguistic means in various spheres of communication.

Phonetics. Graphics
  • Alphabet. Correlation of sounds and letters
  • Vowels and consonants. Hard and soft, sonorous and deaf consonants
  • Word, syllable. Stress and rhythm. Rules of pronunciation
  • Syntagmatic division of sentences
Word formation and morphology
  • Composition of word. Concept of basis of word: basis of word and ending; root of word, prefix 
  • Noun. Animate and inanimate nouns. Genus and number of nouns. Case system of nouns
  • Nominative case. Nina is watching TV. This is Andrey. This is a book. Andrey, come here! The brother is a doctor. Exams are tomorrow, There is a theatre in town. I have a book. My name is Lena
  • Genitive case without a preposition. Definition of an object (person); absence of a person (object) only in the present tense; number designation, measures in combination with numerals two, three, four, five in limited constructions; month in a date
  • Dative case without a preposition. Action addressee; a person (subject) whose age is discussed (only with personal pronouns); a person who needs something (only with personal pronouns)
  • Accusative case without a preposition. A person (object) as an object of action; a logical subject with the ‘call’ verb; duration, term of action, means time
  • Instrumental case without a preposition. With the ‘do’ verb; profession of a person (with the ‘be’ verb)
  • Pronoun. Meaning, case change forms and use of personal pronouns (I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they). Interrogative (what? whose? how much?), indicative (this)
  • Adjective. Complete adjectives. Agreement of complete adjectives with nouns in gender and number in nominative case
  • Verb. The infinitive. Imperfect and perfect type of verb. Present, past and future tense of verb. 1 and 2 conjugation of verb (to do, to speak, to learn). Classes and groups of verbs: 1) to read - am reading, 2) to be able - am able to, 3) to feel - am feeling; 4) to meet - (I) will meet, 5) to rest - (I) will rest; 6) to give - (they) are giving; 7) to wait - (they) are waiting, 8) to write - (they) are writing; 9) to be able - (they) are able; 10) to go - (they) are going; 11) to ride - (they) are riding; 12) to want - (they) are wanting, 13) to take - (they) are taking; 14) to live - (they) are living
  • Numeral. Quantitative numerals. Use of numerals in combination with nouns
  • Adverb. Ranks of adverbs by value: place (far, near), time (in the morning, in winter), mode of action (well, badly), measures and degrees (slowly, quickly)
  • Service parts of speech. Prepositions (in, on, out, with, to, at, about)
  • Types of simple sentence. Non-interrogative sentences: narrative, motivational, affirmative, negative. Interrogative sentences. Two-component models. One-component models without conjugated verb forms
  • Concept of subject and predicate in sentence. Ways of expressing a grammatical subject: noun or pronoun in nominative case form; combination of nouns with numerals in genitive case; noun or pronoun in the form of accusative case; noun or pronoun in the form of genitive case; noun or pronoun in the form of dative case. Ways of expressing predicate: verb in indicative, imperative modality; combination of personal form of verb with the infinitive; combination of personal form of verb with noun
Lexico-grammatical workshop
Lexical units, audio, video and text material of monological and dialogical nature of various functional styles of speech related to the topics: “A story about myself”, “Elements of biography: childhood, school, work, interests”, ”My friend (acquaintance, member of family)”, “Family”

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