Class theme/topics discussed:
Reading practice
Life on campus

How did you pick this theme or topic? n/a
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
Handouts, general discussion.

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.

Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
It encourages spontaneous speech in the target language.

Intermediate Russian
Lesson 15
October 14, 2010

1. News.

2. Warm-up: “On the Spot” game – a student has to ask as many questions as possible in one minute. For the handout, see file Lesson 15_Oct 14_Game in the Visuals folder.
Lesson 15_Oct 14_Game

3. Reading the text «Ты живёшь в Петербурге, если…»
Lesson 15_Oct 14_St. Petersburg Jokes

4. Writing a short text “Ты понимаешь, что живешь в колледже, если…”