Conversation Class Lesson Summary
Language Resident Name: Tatiana Ermolaeva
Day and Date: Tuesday, 04/11/2017
Language and Level (intermediate or advanced class): Russian, Advanced
Class theme/topics discussed: Political news
Goal of the class: practice reading and speaking skills
How did you structure the class?
- Warm up. General questions on how their day went.
- Students got an article from BBC Russian on political situation between USA and Russia. The task is to read the article, create a vocabulary for talking about politics on the board and tell the news they read.
What technology, media or props did you use? (internet resources, playmobiles, handouts, etc.)
Internet, printed news articles
What worked well in this class? What did not work?
The class went well. As the articles were authentic, they were very challenging but the students understood the majority of information. We even had a small discussion on political situation n the world.
How could this class be improved/ modified?
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