Class theme/topics discussed:
Russia in the news

How did you pick this theme or topic?
Reading and retelling the news is an efficient activity to boost vocabulary.

How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
Group work, individual presentation, handouts.

How did students react?
They enjoyed the class.
Did they engage with each other and you?

What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Please attach a copy.
Lesson 15_Oct 21_Russian Police Reform

Would you recommend this activity for a future class? Why or why not?
Yes, I would.

Advanced Conversation
Lesson 15
October 21, 2010

1. News of the day.

2. Students get different texts. They have 10 minutes to read them and prepare to present to the rest of the class.

3. Work with vocabulary: each student suggests five words from their text that they consider important.