Class theme/topics discussed:
Unprefixed Verbs of Motion
Prepositions and Cases when talking about using transport
How did you pick this theme or topic?
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
Handout, exercises, general discussion.
How did students react?
She seemed to enjoy the class and asked to give her homework.
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. From : В пути. Russian Grammar in Context. P. 190. 196, 197; Student Activities Manual. В пути. P. 163-164.
Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Yes – when there is only one/two students in class.
Why or why not?
It focuses both on grammar and interaction.
January 28, 2010
1. News of the day.
2. P. 190, ex. 8-1. Reading the words.
P. 196-197: Indicating modes of transportation – the use of cases and prepositions.
3. Talking about students’ travel experiences: what’s their favorite way – by train/car/plane, etc.
4. Introduction to the verbs of motion (writing on the board, conjugating).
5. Practice: p. 196 ex. 8-11; p. 163-164, ex. 8-10, 8-11, 8-12.