Language Competence Eastern Europe
Module no./code, Module name
Module 2 / LCE, Language Competence Eastern Europe
Type of module
Language(s) of instruction
Language(s) of examination
Courses of the module
|Name||Course type||Credit hours||Links|
|2-01: General Language Competence||Vorlesung||5 Credit hours||n/a|
|2-02: Business Language Competence||Vorlesung||3 Credit hours||n/a|
Prof. Dr. Björn Baltzer
Teaching and learning formats
Lecture and Practical Tutorials (on-site or digital/virtual)
This module prepares the students language-wise for their stay at the partner university (Module 5).
Particular conditions for admission (to exam)
other exam (soP): Presentation (C), Paper (F) or Portfolio (G)
Decision and Announcement at the beginning of the semester.
The lectures are weighted by their SWS to derive the module grade.
Condition for award of ECTS credits
- sonstige Prüfung (Präsentation)
- sonstige Prüfung (Dokumentation)
- sonstige Prüfung (Portfolio)
Weighting factor of module grade
Conditions for participation (in module)
None, as the module is offered on beginner level (A1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)).
General Language Competence
The course offers an introduction to Russian. It begins with an introduction to block capitals and cursive writing of Cyrillic as well as to the peculiarity of Russia pronunciation. It moves on to the training of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Moreover, the focus will be set on accurate pronunciation as the most important step for speaking and understanding Russian. The Course has an additional aim of introducing various aspects of Russian society and culture to the students.
Business Language Competence
The course provides basic and advanced knowledge of Russian business language. It deals with business vocabulary and its application and will be exercised by reading business articles and newspapers.
After successfully completing this module, the students …
- know the basic grammar of Russian
- are able to write, listen to discussions, speak and read.
- are able to discuss daily matters in Russian language in an appropriate way.
- have the competence to cope with business situations and find a suitable way of using Russian language.
Literature and other material
Will be announced in the lectures