Class theme/topics discussed:
Computers vocabulary. Russian Internet

How did you pick this theme or topic?
The skill of using Internet in Russian seems very important to me.

How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
Handouts, general discussion, practice online.

How did students react?
They enjoyed the class, though the task was challenging for them.
Did they engage with each other and you?

What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Handouts, a computer with Internet connection for each student.

Please attach a copy. A handout from В Пути, p. 86 “Как пользоваться компьютером”.
Search questions are listed below.

Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
Students get practice in using Russian web-sites, they learn to choose correct search terms, and get exposed to real language environment.

Advanced Russian
Lesson 14
March 4, 2010

1. News of the day – 5 min.

2. Handout «Как пользоваться компьютером» – discussing the new vocabulary.

+ how to say your email address in Russian.

3. Looking at main Russian search engines.

4. Practice: who finds faster the answers to these questions:

1. Что такое «прожектор Пэрис Хилтон»?
2. Что интересного произошло в России четвертого марта?
3. Какие концерты состоятся на 8 марта (в Москве/Петербурге)?
4. Какие фильмы идут в кинотеатре «Колизей» в Петербурге пятого марта вечером?
5. По какому адресу находятся в СПб эти музеи:
– музей водки
– музей хлеба
– музей воды.