Class theme/topics discussed:
Travel in Russia
+ translating the script for the project in English to create subtitles
How did you pick this theme or topic? From the questionnaire distributed at the beginning of the semester
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
Handouts, general discussion
How did students react? They seemed to be excited both about the topic and about the facts they learned.
Did they engage with each other and you?
What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Handouts with small pictures and brief info on several interesting tourist places in Russia, a map of Russia
Please attach a copy.
Nov 19_Travel in Russia
Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
It provides both language and culture knowledge.
Занятие 22. Путешествия в России
1. Translating subtitles for the project
2. Warm-up: speaking about travelling – where in the US did you travel? In Europe? In the world? Where would you like to go? Etc.
3. Handout: students read the article, ask about the new words.
4. Discussion – where they would like to go in Russia and why.