Институт Иностранных ЯзыковРоссийского Университета Дружбы Народов

1-semester module - 116 hours
Tuition fee71 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
  • Types of intonation constructions: IC-1 (completed statement), IC-2 (special question, request, demand)
  • Types of intonation constructions: IC-3 (general question), IC-4 (matching question with the "a" conjunction, enumeration, non-finite syntagma)
  • Composition of word. Concept of basis of word; basis of word and ending; root, prefix, suffix. Recognition of individual word-forming models: - nouns: (person by nationality with the following suffixes: - ets, -anin; female person with the following suffixes: -k(a), -its(a), -nits(a); person with a profession with the -tyel suffix, names of people by profession and actions with zero suffix; verb-based nouns with the following suffixes: -eni-e, -ani-e, etc.; - adjectives: with the following suffixes: -n, -sk-, -ichesk-; - adverbs: with the o suffixes, motivated by qualitative adjectives, with the po- prefix and -ski suffix; - verbs: with the following suffixes: -yva - / - iva-, -va-, -a-, -i -, - ova - / - eva-, -nu-; verbs of motion with the following prefixes: b-, vy-, u-, pri-. Main alternations of sounds in the root in forms of verbs of II conjugation.
  • Noun. Nominative case. Person of an active action, name of a person (object), addressing, characteristics of a person, facts, events, presence of an object, object of possession, day of a month, identification, object of necessity, event, action in a time phase, object with the ‘hurts’ verb.
  • Noun. Genitive case.  a) without a preposition: a person who owns something; definition of a person (object); designation of a part of a whole; absence of a person (object); designation of quantity, measures in combination with quantitative numerals and words "many", "few", "several"; month and year in a date (What day?); time of action or event. б) with prepositions: starting point of a movement (out, off, from); final point of a movement (to); time of action (after, during, before); person who owns something (at).
  • Noun. Dative case. а) without a preposition: addressee of an action; person in need of something; person (object) whose age is discussed; person in a certain state. б) with prepositions: person as destination of a movement (to); place of movement of a person (object) on a surface (on); means of communication (on); definition (on).
  • Noun. Accusative case. а) without a preposition: person (object) as the object of an action; subject with the ‘call’ verb; time of action (duration, frequency); б) with prepositions: direction of movement (in, on)
  • Noun. Instrumental case. а) without a preposition: with the following verbs: to engage, to be interested; characteristics of a person, object (with the following verbs: to be, to become, to represent, etc.); б) with prepositions: jointness; location (above, below, next to)
  • Noun. Prepositional case.   Object of speech, thoughts; place (in / on); time (at); means of transport (on).
  • Pronoun. Meaning, change forms and use of personal (I, you, he, she), interrogative (who, what, which, whose, how much ...), possessive (mine, your ...), indicative (that, this ...), identifying (himself, every, whole), negative (no-one, nothing, ...) pronouns.
  • Adjective. Complete adjectives (good, beautiful, difficult). Agreement of complete adjectives with nouns in gender, number and case. Case system of complete adjectives. Short adjectives (happy, ready, busy, must, sick).
  • Verb. Infinitive (to read, to help, to go). Imperfect and perfect type of verb (to read, to have read, to solve, to have solved). Present, past and future tense of verb. Basis of verb, 1 and 2 conjugation of verb (to do, to rush). Classes and groups of verbs (1: to read - (I) read, 2: to know - (I) know, 3: to feel - (I) feel, 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 sing - (they) are singing; 10: to be able - (they) are able; 11: to go - (they) are going; 12: to ride - (they) are riding; 13: to want - (they) are wanting; 14: to take - (they) are taking; 15: to live - (they) are living; 16: to drink - (they) are drinking; 17: to eat - (they) are eating.
Imperative. Verb government. Transitive and intransitive verbs (met a brother, met with a brother). Verbs of motion without prefixes and with prefixes (po, pri-, u-, vy-, v-) - to be going, to go, to be riding, to ride, to be flying, to fly, to be carrying, to carry, to be transporting, to transport.
  • Numeral. Quantitative numerals (one, two, three...). Use of numerals in combination with nouns. Ordinal numerals, their declension.
  • 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). Predicative adverbs (it is necessary, it is possible, it is impossible), interrogative adverbs (how, when, where, where to, where from).
  • Service parts of speech. Prepositions (in, about, on, over, under, without, during, after, from, to, at, etc.), conjunctions and conjunction words (and, or, but not only ... but also ..., because, therefore, that, in order to, if, where, which, etc.) particles (not, neither, nor, really), their meanings.
  • Types of simple sentence. Narrative, interrogative, motivational, affirmative, negative. Two-component models. One-component models without conjugated verb form, with conjugated verb form.
  • Concept of subject and predicate in sentence, their agreement. Ways of expressing a grammatical and logical subject: nominative case; genitive case (without a preposition). Ways of expressing a predicate:  - verb in indicative, imperative modality; - combination of personal form of verb with the infinitive; - combination of personal form of verb with noun; - combination of the following predicative adverbs: it is possible, it is necessary, it is impossible, ... with the infinitive; - predicative adverb.
  • Ways of expressing logical-semantic relations in sentence. Object relations (case and preposition and case constructions of nouns). Attributive relations - agreed definition, unargeed definition (noun in genitive case). Space relations (preposition and case constructions of nouns, adverb. Time relations (preposition and case constructions of nouns, adverb). Objective relations (combination of personal verb form with the infinitive).
  • Direct and indirect speech. Conjunction words and conjunctions in indirect speech: what, in order to, where, when, how many, why, whether, etc.).
  • Word order in sentence. Neutral order of words in sentence: - Preposition of subject group, postposition of predicate group; - Determinant at the beginning of sentence (preposition of predicate group, postposition of subject group.
Word order and actual division of sentence. Particularities of the word position in word combinations with neutral word order in sentence: - In substantive word combinations adjective precedes noun (summer night); - Dependent case form follows stem word (in the middle of the day); - In verbal combinations adverbs ending in -o, -e precede verb (it was getting dark quickly, he was studying well); - Dependent case form follows the verb (came to the class).
  • Word order in sentence. Compound sentences with the following conjunctions: and, but, or; not only but.... Complex sentences, types of subordinate clauses with different conjunctions and conjunction words: - explanatory (that, in order to, whether, who, how, which, whose, where, where to); - determinative (which); - of time (when); - conditional (if); - cause-and-effect (because, therefore,); - objective (in order to).
Lexical units, audio, video and textual material of monological and dialogical nature of different functional styles of speech related to the topics: "School, work (position, profession)," "Learning a foreign language", "Hometown, capital"," Health", "Weather "
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