Class theme/topics discussed:
Listening Practice. Personality
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
How did students react?
They enjoyed the videos, and were eager to discuss them.
Did they engage with each other and you?
What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Laptop, TV, Internet (Youtube.com).
Please attach a copy.
Oct 27_Verbs of Motion
Oct 27_Dating Videos
Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
It is both entertaining and educating, so it provides high motivation and interest in the task.
1. Tongue-twister: Мама мыла Милу мылом. Мила мыло не любила.
2. Online exercise on the verbs of motion: http://russianmentor.net/Ru_xx/verbs%20of%20motion/1c.html
3. Dating Videos in Russian: Watching and filling in the blanks (see file Oct 27_Dating Videos).
4. Discussing personalities of the women in the videos: personal qualities, lifestyle, etc.