Courses taught in English
COURSE TITLE: LINGUISTICS
COURSE DATES: AUTUMN 2017 (1st September - 9th February)
- ELIGIBILITY: Bachelor Students, who have completed 1st year of study
- AIMS: empower student skills in the related field of knowledge, introduction to new approaches and perspectives.
- ASSESSMENT AND ATTENDANCE: 80% of attendance for each module
- PRACTICAL TRAINING: Students undergo training at general education schools
- ECTS: the course is of 30 ECTS
- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: English
- ACCOMMODATION: NVSU Student residence hall
- ON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION: students receive a certificate of participation indicating completed modules and number of ECTS
- HOW TO APPLY: Please forward the following documents to NVSU International Office firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Application form
- Scanned copy of your foreign passport
- APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1st November (Spring Semester), 1st May (Autumn Semester)
Please, note that it takes 30 working days to receive an official University invitation and a letter of acceptance issued by Department of the Federal Migration Service.
If you have any question regarding this course, please contact us by email: email@example.com, tel.: +7 3466 457610
RUSSIAN AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (COMPULSORY)
Objectives:providing basic information about the structure of the Russian language, teaching students to freely use language tools in everyday and professional communication and be able to select the speech material in accordance with the style and genre, to master writing and speaking rules and the means of expressing ones’ opinion; developing language skills.
The module is created to familiarize the students with the features of journalist style, develop their reading and comprehension skills and ability to understand periodicals as a valuable source of information about the current state of the studied language and modern life in the world and in the country of the target language.
The main objective is to develop the ability to identify and analyze the linguistic and pragmatic features of the text, its expressive and evaluative components, to combine linguistic and literary elements of the analysis necessary to understand the artistic ideas of an author and interpret a literary text. The objectives of the module also include improving student vocabulary and language skills and extending the knowledge of cultural and historical realities of the target language.
HISTORY AND CULTURE OF THE TARGET LANGUAGE (GREAT BRITAIN)
The module is aimed at studying the history and culture of Great Britain to ensure a more comprehensive understanding of national realities, national and cultural mentality as reflected in the language based on the history of the country, social and political features of British life; developing and expanding general outlook and vocabulary of students.
BASIC THEORY OF THE FIRST/SECOND FOREIGN LANGUAGES (ENGLISH/GERMAN/FRENCH)
The main objective is to develop the idea of the English language as a systematic and structural phenomenon with specific features of its modern functioning in terms of modern cognitive-discursive approach to language. This module is designed to help organize specific and general linguistic knowledge. The module covers Lexis, Grammar, Stylistics.
METHODS OF TEACHING FOREIGN LANGUAGES
The module provides a detailed study of the issues associated with the formation of linguistic and socio-cultural competences of school students at different stages of learning foreign languages and helps mastering the essential skills required of a teacher of foreign languages.
ANALYTICAL READING OF SPECIALIZED TEXTS
The module is aimed at developing an ability to identify and analyze the linguistic and pragmatic features of texts belonging to different functional and stylistic genres (scientific, journalistic, advertising texts, etc.), to evaluate their expressive and evaluative components and to combine linguistic and literary elements of the analysis necessary to understand the artistic ideas of an author and interpret a literary text. The objectives of the module also include improving student vocabulary and language skills and extending the knowledge of cultural and historical realities of the target language.
LITERARY TEXT INTERPRETATION
The module is aimed at developing the ability to identify and analyze the linguistic and pragmatic features of texts, their expressive and evaluative components, to combine linguistic and literary elements of the analysis necessary to understand the artistic ideas of an author and interpret a literary text. The objectives of the module also include improving student vocabulary and language skills and extending the knowledge of cultural and historical realities of the target language.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION
The main objective is developing the abilities and skills of productive communication in the context of professional activities (linguistic, intercultural, etc.). The module provides necessary training and prepares the students for their professional career in language education.
IDIOMOLOGY OF MODERN ENGLISH LANGUAGE
The main objective is developing the awareness of linguistic features of modern British and American English phraseological systems, the role and place of phraseological elements in different modern English discourses and major trends of their development. The objectives of the module, along with the improvement of theoretical and practical knowledge of English idioms, also include developing and expanding the overall linguistic outlook, as well as improving social and cultural competences. This module is designed to help the student organize their knowledge of English lexis and the features of its functioning in different speech styles.
TERMINOLOGY OF TEXTS ON ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
The module is aimed at improving students’ vocabulary in the field of environmental protection, environmental management and ecology. The module considers some most important environmental challenges and possible solutions, as well as local ecological challenges in the oil producing areas of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District. The objectives of the module include developing language skills in terms of discussing various issues and topics related to the environment, as well as interpretation and translation, annotation and summary skills.
RUSSIAN AND WESTERN COUNTRIES: CULTURAL CONTACTS
The module aims to improve students' skills in using computers, IT and the Internet in foreign language teaching and for professional purposes. Besides, students become familiar with the major theoretical frameworks in corpus linguistics.