Business Russian II 3202-S2ORB22o
Classes are devoted to the student's mastery of specific knowledge of the mentioned below issues and improving the receptive and productive skills in business discourse.
1. Banks (banking activities, types of banking operations, granting loans, keeping accounts, international banks)
2. Exchange (types of exchanges, stock market activity)
3. Insurance (insurance activities, types of insurance, insurance policy, reinsurance)
4. Current economic and business problems in contemporary Russia (on the press and the Internet).
Preparing and making presentations on the topics: “The economic situation in the country and the world”, “The EU's economic problems”, “Russian-Polish economic cooperation”, “Problems of modern business ethics”, “The image of the modern businessman”, “Women in business” and others.
Type of course
1. the student knows and understands the properties of official style of contemporary Russian: general characteristics, lexical, grammatical and pragmatic features, the main types of texts.
2. the student has well ordered knowledge concerning current economic situation both in the country and in the world with a focus on Russia as a trading partner of Poland and the European Union.
1. the student is able to present in Russian the activities of financial and insurance institutions.
2. the student can independently search, analyze, evaluate, select and integrate language information in the field of economics and business.
1. the student is ready to expand his/her knowledge in the field of business communication in today’s social life.
2. the student is ready to accept the value of a specialized for specialist in Russian philology and is aware of the ethical dimension in contemporary business relations.
Assessment of the course:
- presence and active participation in classes,
- systematic preparation for the assigned material,
- preparing homeworks and control works on time,
- active participation in preparation for presentations, speeches, projects.
In order to obtain a credit the following criteria are taken into account:
- achieving the assumed learning outcomes covering all relevant aspects - 5,0 (very good grade)
- achieving the assumed learning outcomes covering all relevant aspects with a small number of errors or inaccuracies - 4,5 (good plus)
- achieving the assumed learning outcomes not taking into account some (less important) aspects - 4,0 (good grade)
- achieving the assumed learning outcomes, omitting some important aspects and with significant inaccuracies - 3,5 (satisfactory plus)
- achieving the assumed learning outcomes, omitting important aspects or with serious inaccuracies - 3,0 (satisfactory)
- no achievement of the assumed learning outcomes - 2,0 (unsatisfactory)
The components of assessment:
- continuous assessment (the current preparation for classes and activities) - 30%
- control tests during the semester - 35%
- presentations, speeches, projects – 35%
Criteria for the assessment of written statement:
a/ compliance of the statements with the topic,
b/ compliance of the statement with the required form,
c/ use of specialized vocabulary in accordance with the topic
d/ linguistic correctness.
Criteria for the assessment of oral statement:
a/ communicative efficiency (the student communicates very effectively and correctly, with fluency, uses efficient interaction strategies and rhetorical conventions)
b/ fluency and cohesion of speech, phonetic correctness
c/ correct usage of grammatical structures (full or almost full)
d/ proper and rich selection of vocabulary consistent with the topic
e/ stylistic suitability (appropriate usage of vocabulary and syntactic structures)
THE TOTAL EFFORT OF THE STUDENT - BALANCE OF ECTS POINTS
Student's workload during the classes requiring direct participation with the teacher: 30 hours. ECTS: 1 including:
- participation in the classes 30 hours.
- participation in the exam -
Individual student's workload: 90 hours. ECTS: 3 including:
Individual study of course material/preparation for classes 30 hours.
Doing homework (speech, presentation, essay, etc.) 30 hours.
Preparation for control works 20 hours.
Preparation for passing the credit/exam 10 hours.
Student's workload during the classes requiring direct participation with the teacher and individual student's workload: 120 hours. ECTS: 4
The student has the right to 2 unexcused absences, each subsequent one requires justification. The lecturer decides on the recognition of absence.
Exceeding excused and unexcused absences by 50% of classes may be grounds to fail the course.
The conditions for passing the course on the resit exam are the same as on the ordinary of exam.
1. N. Bondar, S. Chwatow. Biznes kontakt. Komunikacja biznesowa po rosyjsku. Część I. Biznes w Rosji. Wydawnictwo REA, Warszawa 2009.
2. N. Bondar, S. Chwatow. Biznes kontakt. Komunikacja biznesowa po rosyjsku. Część II. Transakcje w handlu zagranicznym. Wydawnictwo REA, Warszawa 2010.
3. S. Chwatow, R. Hajczuk. Russkij jazyk w biznesie. Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne, Warszawa 2000.
4. Handel zagraniczny. Poradnik dla praktykantów. Pod redakcją naukową Beaty Stepień. Polskie Wydawnictwo Ekonomiczne, Warszawa 2012.
5. Materiały z prasy rosyjskiej i Internetu.
Information on level of this course, year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered, types and amount of class hours - can be found in course structure diagrams of apropriate study programmes. This course is related to the following study programmes:
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