Time: 13.9. – 31.12.2021
Place: E-campus, online studies
Extent: 5 ECTS cr
Target group: Those, who are interested
Required previous skills: No previous knowledge required
Teacher: Tarmo Ahvenainen, email is tarmo.ahvenainen@xamk.fi


Enrolment by: 22.8.2021
Price: Free of charge

Please notice, that
Xamk degree students cannot enrol on OUAS courses.



Learning outcomes:
You can communicate in Russian and act in a goal-oriented manner in everyday communication situations at European level (CEFR) A1.1
You display familiarity with the Russian-speaking culture.
You can apply language structures in communication settings.
You master the Russian phonology and orthography.

After completing the course with grade 3, you can
• master the Cyrillic alphabet and the Russian rules of pronunciation
• recognize and use the most important types of intonation
• ask and answer simple questions
• greet other people and say goodbye
• inquire about the latest news and how someone is doing
• introduce yourself, your family and tell about your home
• give information about your nationality and occupation
• give information about the location of things
• use simple expressions of time

Contents and methods:
What kind of vocabulary do you need in everyday communication situations?
What are the Russian phonology and orthography like?
How do you use basic structures in everyday communication situations?
How do you communicate in a Russian-speaking culture?

The student can at European level (CEFR) A1.1
a) use basic vocabulary.
b) identify different communication situations as a whole.
c) communicate in Russian in everyday situations.
d) act as part of a group in a goal-oriented manner.

Certificate of these studies will be delivered 
 – in paper form for those who have their home address in Finland
 – by email in PDF form for those who have their home address in some other country.

This course is based on the curricula of Xamk's degree programmes and the Finnish credits are fully compatible with the ECTS.

Additional information on enrolment:
Open University of Applied Sciences office, email openstudies@xamk.fi.

Terms of cancellation: 
Please, cancel your enrolment 14 days before the course starts.Cancellation by email to openstudies@xamk.fi.

You'll receive an invitation by email to this course approx. one week before the course starts.