Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


On completing the course, you will be able to communicate a topic related to your field both verbally and in writing in a manner that is appropriate for the situation and genre. You will be able to understand the essential contents of Russian texts written on your field of study and to use some relevant special terminology.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 09.01.2024 - 13.02.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Valeria Seraya-Rautaneva, Irina Rautio

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period): C1

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: . Languages of study attainment:


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    On the course, student study a theme related to business, technology or arts independently with the help of topical scientific texts. Students compile a concise glossary based on an agreed set of written reference materials, and give oral presentations that are appropriate to the situation and genre.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course includes contact hours for agreeing on the topics, assignments and schedule.
    Studying the topic and materials independently.
    A written assignment and an oral presentation relating to the student s own field of specialty.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Independent work 63 h and small group instruction 18 h


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : Russian

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 No teaching
    2023-2024 Spring III

    Enrollment :

    Registration for Courses will take place on Sisu. Registration must be confirmed by attending the first lesson.