Language Resident Name: Tatiana Ermolaeva
Day and Date: Wednesday, 01/19/2016
Language and Level (intermediate or advanced class): Russian, Intermediate
Class theme/topics discussed: Introduction lesson
Goal of the class: to get acquainted with the students and make them learn something new about each other
How did you structure the class?
1. General questions on how they spend the day, what courses they take this semester, how they spent their winter break
2. The game “Human Bingo”.
Every student gets a piece of paper with a bingo chart on it. The boxes are filled in with the phrases. The task is to find a student who answers “yes” to the statement from the box. Wins the one who get a bingo combination with names first.
3. Tags on back. Names of famous people (not necessarily Russian) are written on a piece of paper and put into students’ back. Students must ask each other yes/no questions about the personality on his/her back (the other students can see the name) until he/she guess the personality.
4. Discussing topics for the new semester.
What technology, media or props did you use? (internet resources, playmobiles, handouts, etc.)
What worked well in this class? What did not work?
The games took more time than I expected. In general the lesson went ok though most of the students are still not so enthusiastic about learning Russian and keep on switching into English.
How could this class be improved/ modified?
If you have a more detailed lesson plan, please attach it below (OK to use target language for that). Please attach any handouts as well.
Handout for task 2. Human Bingo