Class theme/topics discussed:
Russian radio

How did you pick this theme or topic?
From last year’s materials
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
Handout, dialogues, group discussion

How did students react?
They were very excited and willing to talk a lot.
Did they engage with each other and you

What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Handout, TV, computer, Internet
Please attach a copy.

Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
This was by far the most popular topic of the entire semester.

Lesson plan 26

Warm-up (10 min):
• Вы слушаете радио? Какая ваша любимая станция?
• В какое время вам нравится слушать радио?
• Что вы думаете о рекламе на радио?
Practice (15 min): Listen to the following songs and discuss them according to the scheme:
1. Жанр
2. О чем эта песня (главная тема)
3. Почему эта песня популярна? (Кто слушает ее, на ваш взгляд)
4. Она вам понравилась или нет и почему?
1. Т9 – «Ода нашей любви»
2. Трофимов, Сергей – «Не покидай меня»
3. A’Studio/Отпетые мошенники – «Сердцем к Сердцу»
4. Челси – «Лети»
Review (15 min): Listen to a song and fill in the blanks (Elvira didn’t leave this handout. I guess any song could work… – Anastasia.)