Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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KIVE0023 Life in Russia: Habits and Peculiarities 2 op
Organised by
Centre for Language and Communication St./Russian
Person in charge
MA Elena Kazakova


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B1

Learning outcomes

To raise awareness of the target culture and to develop speaking skills in the target language.


Course Themes:
1. Friendship and work. About true friendship, "useful" friends, and hierarchy at workplace.
2. Transition period. Russia in 90-s.
3. On the road. Are there any rules at all?
4. The power of first impression and the importance of looking good and expensive. Going out: dress code and face control.
5. Russian tourists abroad. Stereotypes and reality.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 10 h 0 h
Independent work 53 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In Russian
  • In Russian

80 % attendance is required.

Reading texts on the related topic, oral discussions, and lexical exercises.


Numeric 0-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus
Russian (Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus/venäjä)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus